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Robert Work: DoD Seeks Updated Cyber Posture Through Microsoft Windows 10 Adoption

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work has issued a memorandum that directs all components of the Defense Department to update their information systems and devices to the Microsoft-built Windows 10 Secure Host Baseline operating system, DoD News reported Tuesday. The decision to deploy the Microsoft Windows 10 SHB “is based on the need to strengthen our cybersecurity …

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Profile: Lt. Gen. James McLaughlin, Cybercom Deputy Commander

Lt. Gen. James McLaughlin serves as deputy commander of the U.S. Cyber Command. The 33-year Air Force veteran oversees and coordinates cyber defense programs and missions for computer network infrastructures across the Defense Department. Prior to his current role, McLaughlin was commander of the Air Forces Cyber and 24th Air Force. He also …

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Adm. Michael Rogers: Cybercom Taps Private Sector for Network Security Support

Navy Adm. Michael Rogers, commander of U.S. Cyber Command, has said Cybercom wants to draw upon the expertise of companies in order to secure the Defense Department‘s operations in cyberspace, DoD News reported Thursday. Cheryl Pellerin writes the General Services Administration has sought bids in October for a potential five-year, $460 million contract for …

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Cyber Command Leads Exercise to Test Interagency Cybersecurity Coordination; Michael Rogers Comments

The U.S. Cyber Command recently concluded the Cyber Guard 14-1 exercise in partnership with government, academia and industry to demonstrate operational coordination and information sharing between agencies in performing measures against domestic cyber incidents. According to a Cybercom news release posted Thursday on the Defense Department website, participants used simulations of critical infrastructure networks to exercise …

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