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Michael Rogers: Cyber Guard Exercise to Teach Defense/Economic Sectors About Cyber Strategies

The Joint Chiefs of Staff-hosted Cyber Guard exercise has discussed lessons on possible cyber threat scenarios and response strategies, DoD News reported Saturday. Karen Parrish writes approximately 800 representatives from 100 organizations including the Department of Homeland Security, Defense Department, Federal Aviation Administration and FBI participated in the nine-day event. “I believe it’s our ability …

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Rear Adm. Michael Gilday Nominated to Lead Fleet Cyber Command

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Michael Gilday, current director of operations at the U.S. Cyber Command, has been nominated to serve as commander of the military branch’s Fleet Cyber Command that operates as the Tenth Fleet. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Tuesday that President Barack Obama hass also endorsed Gilday for promotion to the rank of vice admiral. If confirmed …

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Senate Committee OKs $574B Defense Budget for Fiscal 2017

The Senate Appropriations Committee has passed a bill that would authorize $515.9 billion for the Defense Department‘s base expenditures and another $58.6 billion wartime overseas contingency programs in fiscal 2017, Defense News reported Thursday. Joe Gould writes defense authorization bill, which the committee unanimously approved Thursday, will now go to the full Senate for …

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Marine Corps Activates Cyberspace Warfare Group

The U.S. Marine Corps has launched a cyberspace warfare group to help man, equip and train the military branch’s cyber mission teams to conduct defensive and offensive operations. The service branch said March 25 the Marine Corps Cyberspace Warfare Group was officially activated during a ceremony held March 25 at Fort Meade in Maryland. MCCYWG will support Marine …

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