Tag Archives: CYBERCOM

Cyber Command Leads Exercise to Test Interagency Cybersecurity Coordination; Michael Rogers Comments

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The U.S. Cyber Command recently concluded the Cyber Guard 14-1 exercise in partnership with government, academia and industry to demonstrate operational coordination and information sharing between agencies in performing measures against domestic cyber incidents. According to a Cybercom news release posted Thursday on the Defense Department website, participants used simulations of critical infrastructure networks to exercise …

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Keith Alexander: Cybercom Ready for Unified Command Status

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Army Gen. Keith Alexander, outgoing commander of U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency, believes Cybercom is mature enough to attain a unified command status, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jared Serbu writes Alexander expects the Defense Department to grant CYBERCOM the autonomous status in 2015 to …

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GEOINT Speakers Announced and Other ExecutiveGov Need-to-Read Stories

ExecutiveGov’s round-up of news you need to read to stay up to speed on federal policy impacting the government-contracting community.   GEOINT Speakers Announced The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation recently announced the first keynote speakers for its eighth annual GEOINT Symposium to be held in October in San Antonio. …

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Defense Review Panel Addresses Roles in Federal Cyberspace

The legislatively mandated Quadrennial Defense Review Independent Panel addressed the much debated issue of authority over cybersecurity in the federal space in the report released last week to the Department of Defense. In the report, the panel expressed concern over the lack of structure in combating potential cyber attacks. While …

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General Keith Alexander Speaks on Cybersecurity Landscape

Gen. Keith B. Alexander, the current director of NSA and head of CYBERCOM, discussed the current cyber environment at an event hosted by The Center for Strategic and International Studies today in Washington, D.C. Many email users who are sending spam are not where one would think. Alexander noted that …

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