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Report: Cybercom Leaders Approve DoD Information Network Defense Plan

Defense Department cyber forces have developed a document to establish a strategic vision for U.S. Cyber Command and its cyber mission force to reach initial operational capability in one of three core mission sets, C4ISRNET reported Friday. Mark Pomerlau writes the document titled “Joint Force Headquarters-DOD Information Networks Support Plan for Defense …

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Marcel Lettre: Pentagon Seeks Robust Encryption Standards, Tech

Marcel Lettre, undersecretary of defense for intelligence, has emphasized the Defense Department‘s support for strong encryption standards and technology as a tool to protect warfighting systems and data, DoD News reported Tuesday. Cheryl Pellerin writes Lettre and Adm. Mike Rogers, head of the U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency, told the …

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NBC: Ashton Carter, James Clapper Want Separate Leadership Structure for NSA, Cybercom

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Director of National Intelligence James Clapper back a proposal to split the U.S. Cyber Command from the National Security Agency, NBC News reported Friday. Ken Dilanian and Courtney Kube write the two military agencies, currently led by Adm. Michael Rogers, share computing systems at the organizations’ headquarters at Fort Meade in …

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Adm. Michael Rogers: AI, Human Analytics Integration Can Aid Natl Security Programs

Some military and federal agency officials who took part in a panel discussion held Thursday in Washington believe that artificial intelligence technology can support missions in cyberspace and the intelligence community, DoD News reported Friday. Amaani Lyle writes that Adm. Michael Rogers, head of the U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency, proposed the integration of AI and human …

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GAO: DoD Should Monitor National Guard’s Cyber Response Capabilities Through a Database

The Government Accountability Office has called on the Defense Department to maintain a database to keep track of National Guard’s emergency response capabilities in support of civil agencies during a cyber attack. GAO said in a report published Tuesday DoD should also carry out a “tier 1” exercise that would involve combatant commanders and organizations …

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Small UAS Tech Supports Training Exercises at Fort Irwin

The National Training Center at Fort Irwin currently holds training exercises to evaluate a small unmanned aerial vehicle that will work to gather intelligence on adversaries for cyber operators and military intelligence personnel. The U.S. Army Cyber Command said Friday Maj. Deonand Singh, operations officer for the 781st military intelligence battalion at Fort Meade, noted that the …

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US Army Tests Integration of Cyber Teams With Maneuver Commanders

The U.S. Army has started to explore the potential role of cyber teams in support of maneuver commanders’ efforts to gain situational data within an information environment. The 1st Infantry Division’s 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team incorporated cyber effects during a recent rotation at Fort Irwin’s National Training Center in late July …

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