Technology

NIEHS Picks 8 Recipients for Infectious Disease Response Training Grants

blank

A National Institutes of Health organization plans to award $9 million in grant funds to eight institutions to conduct safety training sessions for clinicians and other workers that can potentially be exposed to infectious diseases. The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and several …

Read More »

Army Sets Up New Cyber Directorate Within G-3/5/7 Office

blank

A future directorate within the U.S. Army‘s G-3/5/7 office will focus on cybersecurity and electronic warfare under the leadership of Brig. Gen. Patricia Frost, FCW reported Friday. The upcoming directorate is an effort by the Army to utilize the “overlap” of cyber and electronic warfare operations, Sean Lyngaas writes. Frost is a former Army …

Read More »

Reuters: Federal Reserve Records Reveal More Than 50 Cyber Breaches in 2011-15

blank

The U.S. Federal Reserve has recorded more than 50 cybersecurity breaches from 2011 through 2015, Reuters reported Wednesday. Reuters obtained Federal Reserve records which cover cyber attacks that affected the Board of Governors since it is subject to public records laws, Jason Lange and Dustin Volz wrote. The central bank’s national cybersecurity team identified majority …

Read More »

Christopher Painter: Cyber Efforts Should Focus on Effects, Not ‘Weapons’

blank

Christopher Painter, State Department coordinator for cyber issues, has said cybersecurity efforts should focus on effects because similar tactics could be used to secure or harm networks, Defense Systems reported Wednesday. Mark Pomerleau writes Painter told the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee that the dual use of cyber tools poses a challenge to regulation because restrictions could also …

Read More »