Cyber Command

  • Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), who led a Senate Intelligence Committee review of cybersecurity policy last year, said he is hopeful that Congress will be able to pass an overhaul of cyber laws this year. Whitehouse has been critical of the pace at which the Obama Administration has moved to propose such changes to lawmakers.

    April 11, 2011
  • The head of U.S. Cyber Command says cloud computing is part of his plan for staying ahead of the cyber threats that face the Defense Department. “A year from now we should be well on our way to having a hardened architecture proven and in place, which provides a new level of cybersecurity,” said General [...]

    March 29, 2011
  • Gen. Keith Alexander has outlined a series of next steps to be pursued by the six-month-old U.S. Cyber Command.

    March 23, 2011
  • Gen. Keith Alexander, commander of the military\'s new Cyber Command and the director of the NSA, said DoD can help protect private networks from cyber attack - especially critical infrastructure - without infringing on civil liberties. He said civilian agencies and private network operators could leverage NSA\'s capabilities without having the spy agency be in charge of security.

    February 28, 2011
  • The Cyber Command is focused on achieving real-time capabilities, but the director of current operations said they still have serious work to do. He appealed to industry leaders for help designing a sufficient platform.

    February 24, 2011
  • The Navy\'s cyber command will soon be able to see a real-time view of penetration attempts into the service\'s IT systems, the command\'s number two officer said Thursday.

    February 17, 2011
  • Invited attendees will join the country\'s premiere cyber experts from U.S. Cyber Command, the National Security Agency, Defense Information Systems Agency and Department of Homeland Security plus top cyber intelligence officials, defense and commercial industry leaders from Constellation Energy, Federal Reserve, HP, Johns Hopkins Healthcare System, Lockheed Martin, ManTech, SAIC, TASC, TeleCommunication Systems for an interactive discussion with Maryland educators from K-12, colleges and universities and workforce development organizations.

    February 08, 2011
  • An event this week sponsored by Potomac Institute in Arlington, Va., evaluates government\'s cyber spending priorities.

    January 28, 2011
  • DoD is expanding the use of demilitarized zones to improve security of its unclassified network. Over the next two years, DISA require all service applications to go through these buffer zones.

    January 07, 2011
  • The Navy\'s Fleet Cyber Command said a lack of real-time visibility into their computer networks is a problem. A new operations center opening this week at Ft. Meade will let technicians see cyber attacks as they are happening.

    December 14, 2010
  • Fully operational last week, the Cyber Command is already planning offensive actions for cybersecurity.

    November 08, 2010
  • DoD\'s Cyber Command is now fully operational.

    November 04, 2010
  • Maj. Gen. Hernandez took over the new organization Oct. 1. He tells Federal News Radio his goals include making sure the workforce has the capabilities it needs and to better understand the Army\'s situational awareness.

    October 13, 2010
  • Maj. Gen. Hernandez took over the new organization Oct. 1. He tells Federal News Radio his goals include making sure the workforce has the capabilities it needs and to better understand the Army\'s situational awareness.

    October 13, 2010