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Adm. Michael Rogers: ‘Arbitrary Lines’ Between Private, Public Property Hamper Govt-Industry Collaboration Against Cyber Attacks

Navy Adm. Michael Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, has said the “arbitrary lines” between public and private property have resulted in “uneven” cooperation between the private sector and government in the campaign against cyber attacks, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Rogers told attendees at The Wall Street Journal …

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CBO: Senate’s FY 2017 Intell Authorization Bill’s Unclassified Provisions to Cost $888M Through 2021

A new Congressional Budget Office report says the implementation of unclassified programs under the Senate’s Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 would cost the federal government approximately $888 million over five years. CBO said in a report published Tuesday the proposed bill would lead to the application of pay-as-you-go procedures since its …

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Virginia Kicks Off Cybersecurity Challenge for Students

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced the start of cybersecurity challenge that will run through March 2017 and aims to spark students’ interest in information technology security careers. The NSA Day of Cyber School Challenge will present real-life cyber scenarios to participating students who will explore methods and tools used by cyber professionals at the …

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Adm. Michael Rogers: Cyber Talent Remains Key Challenge to DoD

U.S. Navy Adm. Michael Rogers has identified talent and motivation as two key elements in the Defense Department’s effort to bolster the nation’s cyber infrastructure, DoD News reported Tuesday. Rogers told a CyberMaryland 2016 session that human-related factors continues to challenge DoD’s cyber defense initiatives and attracting what he described as “a motivated …

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DoD Joint Staff Issues Cybersecurity Warning Against Lenovo Computers, Handheld Devices

The Defense Department‘s Joint Staff has warned against the use of equipment such as computers and handheld devices from China-based manufacturer Lenovo due to concerns over cyber spying on Pentagon networks, The Washington Free Beacon reported Monday. Bill Gertz writes a J-2 intelligence directorate report stated cybersecurity officials have discussed how Lenovo devices …

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Adm. Michael Rogers: Human Capital is Biggest Cyber Challenge

U.S. Navy Adm. Michael Rogers, head of Cyber Command and the National Security Agency, has said human capital needs pose the biggest challenge in the cybersecurity arena. The Defense Department said Thursday Rogers spoke at the CyberMaryland Conference to discuss challenges facing the cyber community. “While the technology is incredibly important to our ability to meet the needs that are …

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Curt Dukes Outlines NSA Role in Cyber Defense Mitigation Efforts

Curt Dukes, the National Security Agency‘s deputy national manager for national security systems, has discussed NSA’s role in the development of cyber defense mitigation efforts and response to intrusions in the public and private sectors, DoD News reported Thursday. Amaani Lyle writes Dukes discussed NSA’s incident-response work after incidents in computer …

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