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Navy Adm. Michael Rogers Urges Concerted Effort in Cyber Warfare

Navy Adm. Michael Rogers, commander of the U.S. Cyber Command, has pointed at several patterns in cyber warfare that he says the federal government should address in a concerted effort with state governments and the private sector, DoD News reported Friday. Cheryl Pellerin writes Rogers told a House Armed Services Committee panel Wednesday that the threat …

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OPM Gives Pentagon Authority to Hire 3K Cyber Staffers

The Office of Personnel Management has given the Defense Department the authority to hire 3,000 staffers in cybersecurity for all DoD components including U.S. Cyber Command. OPM said in a Federal Regiser notice published Thursday the authority covers positions in fields such as computer and electronic engineering, computer science, operations research, criminal investigations, telecommunications and IT …

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James Clapper Introduces New Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has indicated that the new Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center will work to integrate the intelligence community’s cybersecurity reporting efforts rather than counter all threats, The Hill reported Monday. Cory Bennett writes that Clapper formed CTIIC under instruction from President Barack Obama as the government seeks to …

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Michael Rogers: Some Nation-States Capable of ‘Cyber Pearl Harbor’ Attack on US

National Security Agency Director Adm. Michael Rogers has cautioned that some nation-states have the ability to launch a concerted cyber attack and steal U.S. intellectual property, National Defense Magazine reported Monday. Yasmin Tadjdeh writes that Rogers, who also heads U.S. Cyber Command, believes that countries such as China and Russia can target the financial sector and critical infrastructure …

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Sean Filipowski Assigned as Senior Military Adviser for Cyber

Rear Adm. Sean Filipowski, director of the warfare integration directorate within the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, has been assigned as senior military adviser for cyber to the defense undersecretary for policy. Department of the  Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert announced the …

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DISA Unveils Online, Open Source Collaboration Tool for DoD

The Defense Information Systems Agency is launching a web-based, open source collaboration tool for the Defense Department that provides webconferencing, chat and instant messaging functions for employees based in the U.S. and abroad. Cheryl Pellerin reports Friday for DoD News that personnel with Nonsecure Internet Protocol Router Network common access cards or …

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Brig. Gen. Robert Skinner: New DISA Unit to Help Coordinate Military Cyber Action

The Defense Information Systems Agency has formed a new unit to coordinate the protection of the Defense Department‘s internal networks across nearly 40 military organizations, Breaking Defense reported Monday. “We can send out an order to these organizations to perform some type of action to operate, secure, and defend the [DoD Information Networks],” DISA …

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