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US faces ‘huge’ cyber threat in the future: Gates

US faces ‘huge’ cyber threat in the future: Gates

Washington: Defense Secretary Robert Gates warned Tuesday that potential cyber attacks posed a “huge” future threat that had to be tackled through joint efforts by US military and civilian agencies. Asked to assess the danger posed to digital networks, Gates […]


Internet traffic ‘hijacked’ to China servers, says US report

Internet traffic ‘hijacked’ to China servers, says US report

Washington: Highly sensitive Internet traffic on US government and military websites was briefly “hijacked” and routed through Chinese servers earlier this year, a report to the US Congress said Wednesday. For 18 minutes on April 8, a Chinese state-owned telecommunications […]


Stuxnet a threat to critical industries worldwide: experts

Stuxnet a threat to critical industries worldwide: experts

Washington: The Stuxnet worm that infiltrated Iran’s nuclear facilities poses a threat to critical industries worldwide such as water, power and chemical plants, cybersecurity experts warned on Wednesday. Sean McGurk, the acting director of the Department of Homeland Security’s National […]


Services release findings of internal threat reviews

Services release findings of internal threat reviews

WASHINGTON: The Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps will update their policies and procedures to better assess internal security threats, according to reports the services filed this week in response to last year’s shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas. […]


China calls for ‘mutual trust’ in regional security

China calls for ‘mutual trust’ in regional security

Beijing: A senior Chinese official has called for “mutual trust” to govern security in the region in comments published Friday, as Beijing grapples with a host of maritime disputes involving its neighbours. China’s firm stance on territorial rows with Tokyo […]


DSCA Releases FY2010 US Military Sales Figures

DSCA Releases FY2010 US Military Sales Figures

WASHINGTON: US military sales overseen by the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) topped $30 billion for the third consecutive year. Total sales for fiscal year 2010 were $31.6 billion. Sales under the government-to-government sales program called Foreign Military Sales (FMS) […]


Officials take steps to defend cyber domain

Officials take steps to defend cyber domain

WASHINGTON: In a “DOD Live” bloggers roundtable yesterday, the vice commander of Air Force Space Command discussed the Air Force’s cyberspace mission, cybersecurity and the training and education the Air Force is providing to Airmen in the field. Maj. Gen. […]


Australia-US Summit Sets Stage for Closer Defense Cooperation

Australia-US Summit Sets Stage for Closer Defense Cooperation

ABOARD A MILITARY AIRCRAFT: Enhanced military-to-military activities, closer cooperation in space and cybersecurity, and possibly a larger U.S. military presence in Australia are expected to be on the agenda as Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham […]


Canadian summit to consider ‘holistic’ approach to security

Canadian summit to consider ‘holistic’ approach to security

Ottawa: Defense ministers, academics, and security analysts from around the world meet in Halifax on Friday for a three-day summit to explore new “holistic” ways of making the world a safer place to live. The Halifax International Security Forum comes […]


 
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