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Report: DOE-Backed National Labs License 19 Cybersecurity Tools to Private Sector

Energy Department-funded national laboratories have so far licensed 19 cybersecurity technology platforms through the Transition to Practice program managed by the  Department of Homeland Security, FCW reported Wednesday. DHS established the TTP program in 2012 as part of efforts to help transfer innovations from a laboratory into the commercial marketplace. The …

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DISA Hosts Symposium on Cloud Technology Applications

The Defense Information Systems Agency has administered a symposium made to promote the use of cloud technology to the military and other government agencies. The symposium was held Tuesday at the DISA headquarters, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland, the agency said. The event brought together over 800 combatant commands, military men …

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House OKs Bill to Revamp DHS Cyber Mission

House lawmakers have approved through a voice vote a bill that would reorganize the Department of Homeland Security‘s cybersecurity functions, The Hill reported Monday. The legislation would elevate DHS’ National Protection and Programs Directorate into a standalone agency from its current status as a component within department headquarters. NPPD would be …

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Army, Foreign Researchers Initiate Cyberspace Disinformation Research Effort

U.S. Army researchers, along with Ukrainian and Bulgarian scientists have joined to commence a global research effort to study disinformation attacks occurring in cyberspace. The Army said Tuesday it has partnered with researchers from the Bulgarian Defense Institute; Chernihiv National University of Technology; and the National Technical University of Ukraine to administer the Cyber Rapid …

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DHS Cyber Assessment Team to Expand Risk Evaluation Role to Operational Tech

The Department of Homeland Security‘s cyber assessment team will extend its cyber risk assessment activities beyond information technology systems to include national critical infrastructure and operational technology, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. The National Cybersecurity Assessments and Technical Services team will get an expanded role as part of an ongoing …

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