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Nextgov: Fiscal 2016 Defense Bill Contains Cyber Screening Provision

A defense policy bill the Senate approved Tuesday contains a provision that would provide the Defense Department a $200 million budget to assess the susceptibility of every Internet-connected weapons system to cyber attacks, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Aliya Sternstein writes the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act would require Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman …

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Vice Adm. Ted Branch: Navy’s New Division to Oversee Cybersecurity Requirements, Investments

The U.S. Navy has formed a new internal organization to help ensure the military service incorporates cybersecurity strategies into its acquisition policies, employee practices and organizational culture, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jared Serbu writes the Navy Cybersecurity office will have a workforce of approximately 40 employees and aims continue …

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