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Gates to Discuss Defense Reforms with Russians

Gates to Discuss Defense Reforms with Russians

During Robert M. Gates’ final trip to Russia as U.S. defense secretary, he’ll meet with Russian officials to discuss defense reforms under way in both nations, as well as global security and arms-control issues, the Pentagon’s senior spokesman said here […]


Benghazi celebrates as UN clears way for air raids

Benghazi celebrates as UN clears way for air raids

The UN Security Council cleared the way for air strikes to halt Moamer Kadhafi’s assault on embattled rebels in Libya, sparking wild celebratory gunfire in rebel bastion Benghazi. The 15-member Security Council in a resolution approved “all necessary measures” to […]


US military computer networks vulnerable: general

US military computer networks vulnerable: general

The US military has made huge strides in hardening its computer networks against cyberattack but more remains to be done, the Pentagon’s top cyberwarrior said Wednesday. “I would give us today probably a ‘C,’ going up,” General Keith Alexander said […]


DOD Takes Steps To Secure Classified Data

DOD Takes Steps To Secure Classified Data

The Defense Department has taken steps to prevent another massive leak of its classified information, a senior official told a Senate committee yesterday. Thousands of classified military documents were leaked and distributed into the Internet’s public forum last summer, prompting […]


India world’s biggest arms importer: think tank

India world’s biggest arms importer: think tank

India has been the world’s biggest weapons importer over the last five years, Swedish think-tank SIPRI reported Monday, naming four Asian countries among the top five arms importers. The report also highlighted how the world’s major arms supplying countries had […]


Computer security expert says US behind Stuxnet worm

Computer security expert says US behind Stuxnet worm

A German computer security expert said Thursday he believes the United States and Israel’s Mossad unleashed the malicious Stuxnet worm on Iran’s nuclear program. “My opinion is that the Mossad is involved,” Ralph Langner said while discussing his in-depth Stuxnet […]


Army Adds 22 Charges Against Intelligence Analyst

Army Adds 22 Charges Against Intelligence Analyst

After seven months of additional investigation by the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command and other investigative agencies, the Army has added 22 charges in the case of a military intelligence analyst accused of leaking classified material. The new charges against […]


Intermediate network warfare training up and running

Intermediate network warfare training up and running

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE: In February, 17 students began the first intermediate network warfare training at the 39th Information Operations Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Fla. The 42-day course began Feb. 2 and features a syllabus geared to the needs of […]


Destructive cyber attack inevitable: NSA chief

Destructive cyber attack inevitable: NSA chief

The US National Security Agency (NSA) chief on Thursday urged top computer security specialists to harden the nation’s critical infrastructure against inevitable destructive cyber attacks. “This is an important time,” NSA and Cyber Command director Gen. Keith Alexander said during […]


 
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