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Lynn Urges Partnership Against Cyber Threat

Lynn Urges Partnership Against Cyber Threat

Government and industry must work more closely together to counter the growing threat to the nation’s cyber networks, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III told information technology professionals here today. The Defense Department and other federal departments and agencies […]


National Security Space Strategy targets safety, stability

National Security Space Strategy targets safety, stability

The National Security Space Strategy released Feb. 4 responds to the realities of a space environment that is increasingly crowded, challenging and competitive, senior Defense Department officials said. “The National Security Space Strategy represents a significant departure from past practice,” […]


China’s hostile space capabilities worry US

China’s hostile space capabilities worry US

China is developing “counterspace” weapons that could shoot down satellites or jam signals, a Pentagon official said Friday as the United States unveiled a 10-year strategy for security in space. “The investment China is putting into counterspace capabilities is a […]


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 […]


 
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