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Israeli defense computer hit in cyber attack: data expert

Israeli defense computer hit in cyber attack: data expert

Hackers attacked Israeli computers including one used by the defence ministry department dealing with civilians in the occupied West Bank, an Israeli data protection expert said on Monday. “At the beginning of this month a number of mails were sent […]


NSA taps offline computers with secret bug: report

NSA taps offline computers with secret bug: report

The US National Security Agency has developed a secret technology to spy on computers via radio signals, gathering information even when the devices are offline, a report said Wednesday. The New York Times reported that the NSA has implanted software […]


Soldiers to get expedited airport security screenings

Soldiers to get expedited airport security screenings

Beginning Dec. 20, Soldiers will be eligible for expedited pre-flight screening at airports, meaning they’ll be able to get into the express line where they don’t need to remove their shoes and belts or take laptops out of their baggage. […]


Cyberspace warriors graduate with Army’s newest military occupational specialty

Cyberspace warriors graduate with Army’s newest military occupational specialty

The network is under attack! Cyber attacks are a daily reality and are growing in sophistication and complexity. How does the Army keep pace with this evolving threat and defend its network? Fifteen Soldiers made history when they were awarded […]


US-Afghan Security Deal Covers More Than Military Cooperation

US-Afghan Security Deal Covers More Than Military Cooperation

After four days of debate, an overwhelming majority of Afghanistan’s Loya Jirga voted to endorse allowing US troops to stay in the country after the end of the NATO mission there in 2014. The security agreement required for such a […]


DoD Beefs Up Contractor Information Security Requirements

DoD Beefs Up Contractor Information Security Requirements

An amendment published yesterday to the Defense Federal Acquisition Supplement will require defense contractors to incorporate established information security standards on their unclassified networks and to report cyber-intrusion incidents that result in the loss of unclassified controlled technical information from […]


Army announces Cybersecurity Collaborative Research Alliance to explore underlying cyber science

Army announces Cybersecurity Collaborative Research Alliance to explore underlying cyber science

Cybersecurity is critical to protecting Army systems from sophisticated attacks on military networks in the face of ever increasing importance of cyber systems. The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has established a Collaborative Research Alliance, or CRA, which will include an […]


US, Japan Agree to Expand Security, Defense Cooperation

US, Japan Agree to Expand Security, Defense Cooperation

In a joint statement today, U.S. and Japanese diplomatic and military leaders agreed to revise the 1997 Guidelines for U.S.-Japan Defense Cooperation, increase security and defense collaboration in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond, and advance the realignment of American troops […]


Researchers warn of ‘hit and run’ cyber attackers

Researchers warn of ‘hit and run’ cyber attackers

Security researchers said Wednesday they uncovered a “cyber mercenary” team which specializes in attacks on targets in Japan and South Korea, and warned of more operations of that nature. Kaspersky Labs identified the group as “Icefog,” and said evidence points […]


 
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