Tag Archives: cyber offense

WSJ: Trump Reverses Obama-Era Directive on Cyberweapons

President Trump has revoked an Obama-era policy that required government agencies to seek approval from various federal stakeholders before engaging in offensive cyber operations, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. He issued an executive order Wednesday to reverse the Presidential Policy Directive 20 as part of efforts to prevent foreign influence in U.S. …

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Senate Bill Aims to Define ‘Acts of War’ in Cyberspace

Sen. Mike Rounds (R-South Dakota) has authored a bill that seeks to encourage the executive branch to identify what cyberspace operations constitute acts of war. The Cyber Act of War Act of 2016 calls on the federal government to “consider the ways in which the effects of a cyberattack may be equivalent to the effects …

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Kevin Cooley: Upcoming Navy Strategy Eyes Cyber as Warfighting Platform

The U.S. Fleet Cyber Command is developing a strategy to integrate cyber tools with the U.S. Navy‘s warfighting domain to potentially operationalize cyberspace as a platform for warfare, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jason Miller reports that the Navy is finalizing a strategy document that will focus on building network assurance, balancing defense capabilities …

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