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Feb. 26, 2019

DOD Leaders Brief Congress on IT, Cybersecurity, Information Assurance

Senior Defense Department officials testified on the department’s information technology, cybersecurity and information assurance efforts at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee’s panel on intelligence, emerging threats, and capabilities.

Sept. 21, 2018

White House Releases First National Cyber Strategy in 15 Years

The first new National Cyber Strategy in 15 years is built on four pillars: protecting the American people, the homeland and the American way of life; promoting American prosperity; preserving peace through strength; and advancing American influence.

May 18, 2018

Information Technology Initiatives Must be Tied to DoD’s Mission, Official Says

Defense Department Chief Information Officer Dana Deasy's remarks at a Cyber Operations Symposium to members of the DoD information technology community stressed the importance of being mission focused and innovative.

May 14, 2018

National Guard Conducts Annual Nationwide Cybersecurity Exercise

The Cyber Shield 2018 cybersecurity exercise is part of the National Guard’s ongoing effort to be a versatile capability for governors of all 54 states and territories.

Nov. 21, 2016

DoD, Army Ramp Up Cybersecurity Measures With New Initiatives

DoD officials announced two new initiatives that aim to strengthen the cyber security environment in the Defense Department and the Army.

Nov. 16, 2016

Cybercom Commander: Public-Private Partnerships Needed for Cybersecurity

Given growing threats to everyone from cyberspace, collaboration between private companies and federal agencies is critical, the commander of U.S. Cyber Command said during the Wall Street Journal CEO Council annual meeting.

Oct. 24, 2016

All Cyber Mission Force Teams Achieve Initial Operating Capability

All 133 of U.S. Cyber Command’s Cyber Mission Force teams have reached a threshold level of initial operating capacity and can execute their fundamental mission, Cybercom officials announced.

Sept. 13, 2016

Senior Officials: DoD Supports Strong Encryption for Defense, Commercial Security

In Senate testimony, Marcel Lettre, undersecretary of defense for intelligence, and Navy Adm. Mike Rogers, commander of U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency, highlighted the role of encryption in keeping the nation secure.

July 15, 2016

DoD Cyber Strategy Defines How Officials Discern Cyber Incidents from Armed Attacks

Defense Department leaders told a House panel that cyber incidents are assessed on a case-by-case basis to determine if they constitute an armed attack on the nation and if they require a response.

June 22, 2016

U.S. Military’s Cyber Capabilities Provide Strength, Challenges, Official Says

The U.S. military's cyber capabilities provide a great strength as well as challenges, Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles L. Moore Jr., the Joint Staff’s deputy director of global operations, told the House Armed Services Committee.

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