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Defense, Diplomatic Officials Roll out International Cybersecurity Strategy

The public unveiling of the administration’s international cybersecurity strategy yesterday brought out leading national security advisers, diplomats, and industry and academic representatives, all recognizing  that in 2011 cybersecurity is a part of national security. White House counterterrorism adviser John O. Brennan and cyber coordinator Howard A. Schmidt hosted the event, …

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Lynn Touts ‘Targeted’ R&D Investments

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn said the answer to the conundrum posed by declining budgets and the need for continued investment in high-tech and cutting-edge tools is in “targeted” spending on research and development, according to a report in Defense News. Lynn took a page from the history …

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Crowded Cosmos Calls for National Security Space Strategy

The Defense Department’s  newly released National Security Space Strategy has made it clear —  once known as the final frontier, the race to leverage technology and capabilities in space has opened up to a number of competing nations, making the limitless cosmos feel a little cozier these days. The buzzwords, …

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Lynn Accepts Cyber Award, Says Window for Cyber Action Closing

Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn took home top honors among government cybersecurity leaders at a Washington, D.C., IT-award event this week. Lynn, who was recognized for his efforts to defend military and commercial IT infrastructure and his work shepherding through an information- and resource-sharing agreement between the Pentagon and …

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Lynn: ‘Space is No Longer Private Preserve of US’

When the Defense Department released its first-ever national security strategy for space last month, that was just the beginning of exploring the final frontier, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn said this week at a forum on space policy. “Space is no longer the private preserve of the U.S. and …

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