Tag Archives: Cyber Command

$5M Grant to Finance Cyber Training for 700 Maryland Workers

The federal government has awarded Anne Arundel County nearly $5 million to finance a program that will give 700 laid-off workers free cybersecurity job training that could help prepare them for cybersecurity careers in both government and industry. Hometown Annapolis reports how the grant will pay for a three-year program …

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Army Gen. Odierno Raises Internet Concerns

Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno last week expressed concerns about how the ease of Internet communications sometimes undermine military operations, saying it is “absolutely essential” the issue gets properly addressed. Odierno is one of several military leader to voice worries about how online communications could potentially undermine security efforts. Army …

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Alexander Confirmed to Lead Cyber Command

Army Lt. Gen. Keith B. Alexander, the director of the National Security Agency, is receiving praise from defense officials for his recent promotion. Senate confirmed Alexander on May 7, 2010 to lead the new U.S. Cyber Command. Pentagon spokesman Bryan Whitman said: “We are pleased that the Senate has moved …

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Cyber Command Plans Put on Hold

Privacy concerns have become an issue for the Pentagon’s cybersecurity plans. Due to this, the Pentagon has delayed and may end the Cyber Command plan. With Congress questioning the privacy issues, as well as the overall mission, a launch date is not in sight. It was first supposed to be …

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