Cyber Command

FILE - This June 6, 2013, file photo, shows the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md., where the U.S. Cyber Command is located. The American military services are looking for new ways to bring in more civilians with high-tech skills who can help fight Islamic State militants and prepare for the new range of technological threats the U.S. will face. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

CYBERCOM embraces the non-traditional as acquisition program grows

A CYBERCOM acquisition leader says she doesn’t want the command’s burgeoning buying program to be ‘stodgy and antiquated.’

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Private sector must proactively accept White House’s invitations on cybersecurity

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Does the military need a separate service for cyber? Some lawmakers think so; DoD isn’t sure

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‘Timely versus accurate’ DoD struggles shed light on cyber incident reporting challenges

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Cyber advisors start to see ‘momentum’ within military services

The advisor positions were created two years ago, but they’re just now starting to make their mark on the military services’ cyberspace budgets and force…

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Pentagon looks to cement career paths for software acquisition experts

For the past year, the Defense Department has been piloting “career planning for digital acquisition.”

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House NDAA proposal would reform UCMJ to address sexual assaults in the military

The House Armed Services Committee will consider a $716 billion defense bill, including changes to how the military prosecutes sexual crimes.

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