Tags Cybersecurity

DOD officials push for contractors to hire more cyber talent through apprenticeships

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A new department memo calls for DOD officials to talk to contractors about launching cyber apprenticeships.

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 addressing 'obstacle course' of impediments holding back work with cybersecurity startups

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John Sherman and others in the Pentagon are working to eradicate roadblocks keeping cybersecurity startups and other companies from scaling business with the Department of Defense.

How Estonia is 'stepping up' digitally for Ukraine

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DefenseScoop recently conducted an exclusive with Estonia's cyber director.

Estonia's cyber lead urges better threat intel-sharing in NATO

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In an exclusive interview with DefenseScoop, Liisa Past reflected on new cybersecurity challenges NATO partners have been jointly confronting since Russia invaded Ukraine.

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'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.

OSD now has its own CIO and a new directorate to modernize IT functions

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An implementation plan describing the key actions and phases to improve the office’s IT enterprise is in the pipeline.