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Budget Balances Security, Economics, Lynn Tells Congress

Budget Balances Security, Economics, Lynn Tells Congress

WASHINGTON: The fiscal 2011 defense budget request includes modest but necessary spending increases in line with President Barack Obama’s effort to balance national security with economic needs, the deputy defense secretary told Congress members today. The $708 billion request “reflects […]


Cyber-terrorism a real and growing threat: FBI

Cyber-terrorism a real and growing threat: FBI

San Francisco: Terrorists, crooks and nation states are ramping up cyber-assaults that are eating away at data, cash and security in the United States, the head of the FBI warned. “The risks are right at our doorsteps and in some […]


US cyber defense strategy details hit the Internet

US cyber defense strategy details hit the Internet

San Francisco: The White House has pulled back the curtain on portions of a secret US cyber defense strategy crafted during the administration of former president George W. Bush. White House Internet security coordinator Howard Schmidt described bits of the […]


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 […]


 
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