Mark Pomerleau

Mark Pomerleau is a reporter for DefenseScoop, covering information warfare and cyberspace.

Cyber

In light of great power competition, DOD reevaluating irregular warfare and info ops

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The DOD is experimenting with a new concept called active deterrence.

Cyber

Key lawmakers in favor of keeping 'dual hat' arrangement between Cybercom and NSA

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The current arrangement wherein one individual leads both U.S. Cyber Command and the NSA, was initially considered to be a temporary setup.

Cyber

How the war in Ukraine is forcing DOD to think differently about armed conflict and cyber's impact

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"We have to think very differently about how we think about armed conflict and cyber in light of this conflict," Mieke Eoyang, deputy assistant secretary of defense for cyber policy, said Wednesday.

IT

Army moving out on global classified network modernization

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The Army will soon be releasing request for proposals to create a global SIPRNet.

Cyber

Watchdog finds decrease in cyber incidents on DOD networks, but major increase in PII breaches

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While overall incidents have gone down since 2015, the GAO found that personally identifiable information breaches have been on the rise.