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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.

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.

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.

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.

DOD making progress in information operations but more improvement is needed, experts say

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The Pentagon is still working to meet requirements from the fiscal 2020 NDAA when it comes to building out an information operations enterprise.

Working out arrangements with foreign partners is 'next hurdle’ for CMMC implementation

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"We've had a couple of countries to date that have balked at the prospect of a U.S. person coming and doing an assessment on their soil," Stacy Bostjanick said.

Navy seeing increase in demand for information warfare experts

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The Navy is looking to increase funding for information operations and creating information ops surge teams.

Navy's top cyber advisor decries overuse of the word 'attack’ to describe cyber incidents

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Not every malicious cyber incident constitutes an “attack,” and people need to stop throwing that word around so much, the Navy’s principal cyber advisor told members of industry.

Cybercom exec calls for deeper threat intel-sharing as warfare evolves

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The combatant command relies “heavily on” open-source intelligence associated with cyber threats to national security.