U.S. Cyber Command is focusing on how to help other federal government components address cyber threats from foreign adversaries, Fedscoop reported Wednesday. Brig. Gen. Timothy Haugh, leader of USCYBERCOM's Cyber National Mission Force, said that mission outcomes depend on how the country aids foreign and domestic industry partners in protecting national assets during a recent Atlantic Council event.Read More »
The U.S. Army assigned Brig. Gen. Paul Fredenburgh to serve as deputy commander of the Joint Force Headquarters–Department of Defense Information Networks. Fredenburgh, who currently serves as director of command, control, communications and cyber at U.S. Indo-Pacific Command's Camp Smith, will move to Fort Meade, Md. for his new role, DoD said Tuesday.Read More »
The cyber national mission force has uploaded unclassified malware samples to the VirusTotal website as part of its effort to share identified cyber vulnerabilities with industry, U.S. Cyber Command reported Monday. CNMF also created a Twitter account to alert the cybersecurity community when it posts malicious software, computer viruses and other cyber threats on the website.Read More »
Dana Deasy, chief information officer at the Defense Department, has said he believes cloud provides DoD components with capabilities to update Pentagon’s technology systems and manage data assets “in an enterprise manner,” MeriTalk reported Monday. “DoD is committed to maintaining a multivendor, multicloud environment,” he said Monday at a Defense Information Systems Agency-hosted conference.Read More »
Gen. Paul Nakasone, head of U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency, has said the U.S. is currently in competition with adversarial nation states carrying out "strategic campaigns" in cyberspace, including the theft of intellectual property and personal information as well as attempted electoral disruption.
A 2017 and 2018 Wash100 awardee, Nakasone commented, “Advantage goes to the side that innovates fastest,” adding that, to remain at the forefront of technological advances, USCYBERCOM must continuously collaborate with its partners, MeriTalk reported Friday. Nakasone spoke at the recent Billington Cybersecurity Summit.
Gen. Paul Nakasone, head of U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency, has said both organizations will collaborate with other government agencies in efforts to monitor foreign attempts to interfere in U.S. elections, DoD News reported Thursday. “I have complete confidence in the forces under my command,” Nakasone told reporters during a …Read More »