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Stephanie O’Sullivan: Cyber Literacy, Empowerment, Diversity Key to Cybersecurity Efforts

Stephanie O’Sullivan, principal deputy director of national intelligence, believes that the government’s cybersecurity efforts could use the help of the diverse pool of talents in industry and academia. In her written remarks Thursday at the Cyber Education Summit, O’Sullivan said the cybersecurity community must work together to increase cyber literacy and …

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Robert Work: Cyber Deterrence a DoD Priority Under New Cyber Strategy

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work has indicated that the Defense Department considers deterrence among its priority cybersecurity capabilities as cyber attacks become more prominent in the U.S.’ national security agenda, DoD News reported Tuesday. Cheryl Pellerin writes that Work told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the cyber strategy released earlier this year enables U.S. Cyber …

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Arati Prabhakar: Research, Tech Adoption Key to Nat’l Security Efforts

Arati Prabhakar, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has discussed the agency’s goal to apply technology and research in an effort to address national security issues, DoD News reported Thursday. Prabhakar made her remarks at DARPA’s three-day “Wait, What?” technology forum that kicked off Wednesday in St. Louis, Cheryl …

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James Clapper: Cyber Threats Create ‘Impactful’ National Security, Economic Issues

National Intelligence Director James Clapper told House Intelligence Committee members Thursday that cybersecurity threats are getting more sophisticated and pose a significant impact on the U.S.’ economic and national security programs. In his prepared testimony for the committee hearing, Clapper said public and private organizations that rely on unclassified information …

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DARPA Forum to Feature Early-Career S&T Talent; Arati Prabhakar Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s “Wait, What?” forum will feature research presentations from early-career scientists and engineers as part of the agency’s efforts to celebrate innovation and promising talent. DARPA said Wednesday the three-day forum will highlight the work of 54 selected “DARPA Risers” from the science and technology fields. …

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Adm. Michael Rogers Unveils Cybercom Vision Statement

Navy Adm. Michael Rogers, commander of U.S. Cyber Command, has issued a document that details how Cybercom and its subordinate units will work to address cyber threats, DoD News reported Tuesday. The vision statement titled Beyond the Build: Delivering Outcomes Through Cyberspace calls for Cybercom to incorporate cyber operations into …

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DARPA Pursues Materials Science Programs

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is exploring technology opportunities in the field of materials science as its Defense Sciences Office works to develop materials for usage in national security. DARPA said Friday DSO is pursuing several programs that utilize existing tools and processes in materials science and facilitate new development. “[We] are moving …

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