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Flash media still prohibited on Air Force network

Flash media still prohibited on Air Force network

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.: The ban on flash media use in the Air Force is still in place, although U.S. Strategic Command officials at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., issued an order Feb. 12 allowing limited use of removable […]


US would lose cyberwar: former intel chief

US would lose cyberwar: former intel chief

Washington: The United States would lose a cyberwar if it fought one today, a former US intelligence chief warned on Tuesday. Michael McConnell, a retired US Navy vice admiral who served as ex-president George W. Bush’s director of national intelligence, […]


Global cyberattacks hit firms, governments: report

Global cyberattacks hit firms, governments: report

San Francisco: Coordinated cyberattacks launched from Europe and China breached computers at firms and government agencies worldwide in the past 18 months, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The Journal quoted computer security firm NetWitness as saying the attacks made […]


US Donates Five Patrol Boats to Pakistan’s Maritime Security Agency

US Donates Five Patrol Boats to Pakistan’s Maritime Security Agency

ISLAMABAD: The United States government donated five maritime interdiction patrol boats to Pakistan’s Maritime Security Agency (MSA) at the Karachi shipyard today, significantly enhancing the agency’s coastal interdiction and patrol capabilities. U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Michael Nagata, U.S. Office of […]


Large-scale war less possible, but threats remain – Russia’s security chief

Large-scale war less possible, but threats remain – Russia’s security chief

MOSCOW: Russia’s military policies are aimed at avoiding an arms race and military conflicts, but they should also correspond to real threats which the country faces, Russia’s security chief Nikolai Patrushev said in an interview with the Russian government daily. […]


Factors Contributing to Iraq’s Security After US Forces Withdraw

Factors Contributing to Iraq’s Security After US Forces Withdraw

As it withdraws troops from Iraq, the United States must work not only to maintain security in that nation, but also focus on how the action will impact other regional interests, according to a study issued today by the RAND […]


India launches naval exercise off Andamans

India launches naval exercise off Andamans

Port Blair, India: India kicked off Friday a 13-nation naval exercise off its Andaman archipelago it said was aimed at improving disaster management and not an attempt to form a security bloc. The exercises are the biggest naval event off […]


Cybersecurity Seizes More Attention, Budget Dollars

Cybersecurity Seizes More Attention, Budget Dollars

WASHINGTON: Cybersecurity is seizing more attention and budget dollars from the Defense Department at a time when China’s alleged cyber attack on Google has underscored the urgency of the threat and the vulnerability of U.S. networks. The Pentagon’s second-ranking official […]


Lynn: New Threats Require New Capabilities

Lynn: New Threats Require New Capabilities

LONDON: Developing new capabilities to deal with new and future threats requires defense cooperation and collaboration, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III said here today. Speaking before the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Transatlantic and International Security at the House […]


 
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