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US recruiting young cyber warriors

US recruiting young cyber warriors

The United States is looking for the next generation of cyber warriors. The US Cyber Challenge Cyber Foundations competition, kicked off this week by the nonprofit Center for Internet Security, is out to find 10,000 students with the potential to […]


Security gains should hinder insurgent ability to regroup in spring

Security gains should hinder insurgent ability to regroup in spring

Insurgents will face a more difficult spring than in previous years as Afghan and coalition forces consolidate and expand on last year’s gains. Much progress has been made by Afghan and coalition forces in securing Afghanistan over the last several […]


Defense, Energy Experts Aid China’s Nuclear Security

Defense, Energy Experts Aid China’s Nuclear Security

The Defense and Energy departments are working under a government-to-government agreement signed Jan. 19 with China to establish a regional center of excellence there for nuclear security, a Pentagon official said. Rebecca K.C. Hersman, deputy assistant secretary of defense for […]


Electronic warfare a new career field

Electronic warfare a new career field

Unique training at Fort Sill has been focusing on the intangible. The subject material: electronic warfare. It’s not something Soldiers can touch, taste or see, but it’s ever present and an asset when respected. “If you’re listening to a radio, […]


Cyber raids threaten British, US stock markets: report

Cyber raids threaten British, US stock markets: report

Stock exchanges in Britain and the United States have enlisted the help of the security services after finding out they were the victims of cyber attacks, The Times newspaper reported Monday. The London Stock Exchange (LSE) is investigating a terrorist […]


Northrop Responds To Federal Agency Needs For Stronger Cloud Security

Northrop Responds To Federal Agency Needs For Stronger Cloud Security

Northrop Grumman has unveiled a new methodology for strengthening data security in the “cloud” at the recent 6th Annual SANS Institute Cyber Defense Initiative conference. Northrop Grumman introduced its Cyber Architecture Reference Series, an approach to building in strong security […]


Pakistan warns against India nuclear support

Pakistan warns against India nuclear support

Pakistan warned on Tuesday that growing international support for rival India’s nuclear program would force Islamabad to bolster its deterrence and destabilize the region. In the opening session of the 2011 Conference on Disarmament, Pakistan’s ambassador Zamir Akram sharply criticised […]


Lynn Assesses NATO’s Cybersecurity Progress

Lynn Assesses NATO’s Cybersecurity Progress

NATO is moving ahead with plans to protect the alliance’s cyberspace domain, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III said here today. In an interview at the European Defense Agency, Lynn said NATO leaders are taking concrete steps to defend […]


Taiwan adds frigates to deter China fishing boats

Taiwan adds frigates to deter China fishing boats

Taiwan’s coastguard on Wednesday inaugurated two frigates to boost the island’s capabilities as part of efforts to deter illegal fishing boats, mainly from China, officials said. The “Tainan”, a 2,000-tonne frigate named after a city in southern Taiwan, was put […]


 
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