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In this handout image from the U.S. Navy, an MQ-9 Sea Guardian unmanned maritime surveillance drone flies over the USS Coronado in the Pacific Ocean during a drill April 21, 2021. The U.S. Navy's Mideast-based 5th Fleet said Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, it will launch a new task force that incorporates airborne, sailing and underwater drones after years of maritime attacks linked to ongoing tensions with Iran. (U.S. Navy/Chief Mass Communication Specialist Shannon Renfroe, via AP)

Navy launches Mideast drone task force amid Iran tensions

The U.S. Navy’s Mideast-based 5th Fleet says it will launch a new task force that incorporates airborne, sailing and underwater drones after years of…

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Male Veteran soldier, back to camera, saluting United States of America flag.

This is how DoD handled brain injuries after the Iran attack

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Rubble and debris are seen at Ain al-Asad air base in Anbar, Iraq, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. Ain al-Asad air base was struck by a barrage of Iranian missiles on Wednesday, in retaliation for the U.S. drone strike that killed atop Iranian commander, Gen. Qassem Soleimani, whose killing raised fears of a wider war in the Middle East. (AP Photo/Qassim Abdul-Zahra)

As injury numbers grow from Iran attack, lawmaker wants answers on head trauma

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Mourners gather during a funeral procession for Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy commander of Iran-backed militias in Basra, Iraq, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. Thousands of people gathered in Basra on Tuesday to bid farewell to Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, a senior Iraqi militia commander who was killed in a US airstrike on Friday. (AP Photo)

Cyber threat from Iran sparks warning from CISA, ‘heightened vigilance’ from agencies

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Mark Esper

Increased patrols, long lines at bases: What the Iran threat might mean for DoD workers

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A chart of data breaches is shown on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 16, 2015, as witnesses testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform committee's hearing on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) data breach. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

OPM has yet to fix issues with contracts to help 2015 data breach victims

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management’s inspector general says the agency is not keeping a good enough eye on the companies its…

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Protecting the U.S. from hackers – June 22, 2019

Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. As tensions in relations. rise, the Iranians are increasing their hacking…

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CrowdstrikeDmitri Alperovitch, Crowdstrike

Cybersecurity consultant’s report lays out areas of US vulnerability

An important term ought to be in every cybersecurity practitioner’s lexicon: Adversary tradecraft. Dmitri Alperovitch at Crowdstrike joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin in studio for more details.

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