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Cyber Command creates forum with industry to share threat information

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U.S. Cyber Command has created a collaborative program with the private sector to share insights and information about critical cyber threats in an effort to further bolster national cybersecurity. The program, dubbed “Under Advisement,” involves members of the command’s elite cyber national mission force (CNMF) — which is responsible for tracking and disrupting specific nation-state adversaries — sitting in chat rooms and disclosing threats with the cybersecurity sector, officials have…

Cyber Command awards nearly $60M contract for 'hunt forward' operations

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U.S. Cyber Command has awarded a nearly $60 million contract to Sealing Technologies to provide equipment to conduct defensive cyber operations abroad on the networks of partner nations, the company announced Thursday. Specifically, the award is for so-called hunt-forward operations, which involve physically sending defensively-oriented cyber protection teams from the Cyber National Mission Force to foreign nations to hunt for threats on their networks at the invitation of host nations.…