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CID warns Army community about social media impersonation of Soldier accounts

U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command's (CID) Computer Crime Investigative Unit (CCIU) is once again warning Soldiers and the Army community to be on the...

Social media misconduct won’t be tolerated, US Army leader says

Army policy states that hazing, bullying and other behaviors that undermine the dignity and respect of Soldiers and Army civilians are strictly prohibited. That policy...

From Facebook to cyber warfare: Field commanders look to tap a social media-savvy force

Young, social media-savvy Soldiers may be the linchpin in commanders' efforts to use cyber networks to throw virtual effects at enemies in future battlefields,...

France seeks Silicon Valley allies in war on terror

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve met Friday with Apple, Facebook, Google and Twitter to discuss ways to thwart terrorists from using the platforms as...

Unprecedented technology poses challenges for special ops

Terrorists are using social media to plan events, recruit, share information, propaganda, and so on. "We can detect pretty well, but I'm not...

Soldiers must consider OPSEC when using social media

It's as easy as a click of a mouse or a tap on a smartphone, and in a few seconds sensitive Army information might...

Social media misuse punishable under UCMJ

Soldiers who use social media must abide by the terms outlined in the Uniform Code of Military Justice. "Commenting, posting or linking to material that...

Pentagon looks to social media as new battlefield

The Pentagon is asking scientists to figure out how to detect and counter propaganda on social media networks in the aftermath of Arab uprisings...

Pentagon official addresses WikiLeaks, social media

The WikiLeaks episode underscores the need for laws and policies that address the unintended consequences of "technology at the intersection of national security," the...

Social media sites soon will be open on the Air Force Network

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. : Air Force officials are opening the Air Force network to allow access to Internet-based social-networking sites. Initial access...