Ernest Hibbs, chief engineer of the Defense Information Systems Agency’s infrastructure directorate, spoke about the country's systems engineering gaps during an event in Baltimore. Md. He discussed a number of cyber engineering problems including the country's posture as a target and excessive use of funds for discussions, DISA said Wednesday.Read More »
The U.S. Army has initiated an international research program for moving target defense technology, able to protect information in computer systems from potential threats.
The Army Research Laboratory said Sept. 6 researchers from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand spearheaded the development of the Flexible Random Virtual IP Multiplexing system.
The Defense Science Board is advising the government to integrate the military’s cyber defense efforts with other agencies, Bloomberg Government reported Thursday. The advisory board’s report, titled “Cyber as a Strategic Capability,” includes a recommendation to expand the military’s role in protecting major private sector networks. The report also advises …Read More »
The House Foreign Affairs Committee has passed a bill aiming to establish a procedure for addressing state-sponsored cyber attacks. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla. said Thursday his Cyber Deterrence and Response Act would create a three-step process in which the government would identify, deter and respond to attacks staged or sponsored by adversary …Read More »
The Senate has voted unanimously in favor of a bill that would establish a bug bounty pilot program to strengthen cyber defense at the Department of Homeland Security. Sen. Maggie Hassan’s (D-N.H.) office said Wednesday the Hack DHS Act would offer payments for white-hat hackers to identify vulnerabilities in the department’s information …Read More »
The U.S. Army plans to launch a process that seeks to facilitate the prototyping and acquisition of cyber defense platforms within 30 days through a consortium of vendors, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. The Army will select in May an independent group that will work to recruit member companies into …Read More »
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said that the alliance should work with the European Union to optimize collective defense and achieve regional stability, DoD News reported Wednesday. Stoltenberg told students at the Ecole Militaire military academy in Paris that NATO and EU are engaging in talks and the alliances …Read More »
A cyber squadron within the U.S. Air Force‘s Technical Applications Center aims to standardize its enterprise to further support AFTAC’s nuclear treaty monitoring efforts. The Cyber Capabilities Squadron also plans to form a mission defense team that will carry out cyberspace defense operations for mission critical systems at the center, the Air Force said …Read More »