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DoD’s Operational Test & Evaluation Report Assesses Pentagon’s Cybersecurity Posture

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A new report by the Department of Defense’s office of the director for operational test and evaluation showed that cyber red teams found greater difficulty in breaching defenses of DoD networks. “These improvements are both noteworthy and encouraging, but we estimate that the rate of these improvements is not outpacing the growing capabilities of potential adversaries, who continue to find new vulnerabilities and techniques to counter the fixes and countermeasures by DOD defenders,” according to DOT&E’s fiscal 2018 cybersecurity report.

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Michael Gilmore: DoD Faces Cyber Workforce, Training Shortfall

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Michael Gilmore, director of operational test and evaluation at the Defense Department, has said the military continues to face cyber vulnerabilities beyond current efforts to secure its systems, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Jared Serbu writes that Gilmore said in a January report to Congress the service branches do not adequately …

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