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Navy Rolls Out Enterprise-Wide Healthcare Resource App

The U.S. Navy‘s medical organization has released a mobile application designed to offer  sailors, marines and their families information about the locations of military treatment facilities and available healthcare services. The app is designed to also help users access Defense Department hotlines, the RelayHealth patient-doctor communications service and links to Navy Medicine’s social media and health resources, …

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Adm. Michael Rogers: Cyber Talent Remains Key Challenge to DoD

U.S. Navy Adm. Michael Rogers has identified talent and motivation as two key elements in the Defense Department’s effort to bolster the nation’s cyber infrastructure, DoD News reported Tuesday. Rogers told a CyberMaryland 2016 session that human-related factors continues to challenge DoD’s cyber defense initiatives and attracting what he described as “a motivated …

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James Clapper: Russia Not Behind US Website Outage

National Intelligence Director James Clapper has said the intelligence community believes Russia is not responsible for the internet outage that took down several websites in the U.S., DoD Buzz reported Tuesday. Clapper points to a non-nation state actor as the culprit behind the so-called distributed denial-of-service attack that occurred on Friday across the …

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ISC Submits Recommendations on Critical Workforce Issues to New Federal CISO; Dan Waddell Comments

ISC has submitted a set of recommendations to the new federal chief information security officer on how to advance the government’s cybersecurity workforce during the upcoming presidential transition. The company delivered the recommendations to Federal CISO Gregory Touhill, government officials at the White House and the Office of Personnel Management last week, …

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Virginia Concludes Cyber Physical Systems Summit; Brian Moran Comments

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Cyber professionals, government officials, academics, military personnel and industry have concluded a three-day summit on cyber physical system security held in Virginia to address cyber threats to critical infrastructure, Daily Press reported Thursday. Tamara Dietrich writes summit participants discussed cyber risks to critical systems such as power, water and wastewater …

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Marcel Lettre: Pentagon Seeks Robust Encryption Standards, Tech

Marcel Lettre, undersecretary of defense for intelligence, has emphasized the Defense Department‘s support for strong encryption standards and technology as a tool to protect warfighting systems and data, DoD News reported Tuesday. Cheryl Pellerin writes Lettre and Adm. Mike Rogers, head of the U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency, told the …

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