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James Clapper: Foreign Counterparts Raise Concern Over ‘Disparagement’ of US Intell Community

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has said he has received concerns from foreign intelligence agencies about the “disparagement of the U.S. Intelligence Community” by President-elect Donald Trump, CNN reported Thursday. Nicole Gaouette writes Clapper told Senate Armed Services Committee members at a Thursday hearing on international cyber threats that he believes …

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Marcel Lettre, Adm. Michael Rogers Talk DoD’s Cyber Policy Framework, Industry’s Cyber Role at Senate Hearing

Marcel Lettre, defense undersecretary for intelligence, has said the Defense Department has established mission objectives for cybersecurity such as efforts to defend DoD’s networks and provision of cyber options to military commanders, DoD News reported Thursday. Amaani Lyle writes Lettre told Senate Armed Services Committee members at a Thursday hearing on foreign cyber …

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Obama Clears $619B Defense Spending Legislation for Fiscal 2017

President Barack Obama has signed the 2017 defense policy bill that authorizes $618.7 billion in funds and includes $67 billion for overseas contingency operations, The Hill reported Friday. Rebecca Kheel writes the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act provides for $3.2 billion more OCO funds than Obama’s request that will cover a 2.1-percent military pay raise and additional …

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Brig. Gen. William Cole: Army to Establish Cyber Training Range for Network Operations

Brig. Gen. William Cole, program executive officer for simulation, training and instrumentation at the U.S. Army, has said that the service branch will launch a project to construct a new cyber training range for offensive and defensive network operations, National Defense Magazine reported Wednesday. Yasmin Tadjdeh writes Cole added the persistent cyber training …

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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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