Cyber

Biden: Fill Gaps in Cybersecurity Laws. Congress: What Gaps? Admin Officials: ...

Neither the DHS chief nor the FBI director had an answer when a lawmaker asked about Biden's Nov. 7 request.

The US’s New Tool for Deterrence Isn’t Ready

The “SOF, space, and cyber triad” is meant to serve as an integrated deterrent, much like the nuclear triad.

DISA’s Plea to Industry: Bring Us Battlefield-Ready Tech

The Pentagon’s IT agency also wants help wringing more performance out of its existing gear.

How Elon Musk’s Twitter Buy Raises Cybersecurity Risks For The Rest Of Us

The problem is not just more misinformation, but five new threats to the network.

How Is the Air Force Doing at Cyber?

To answer the question, a new task force is working to map the service’s networks.

How the FBI Stumbled in the War on Cybercrime

In an excerpt from their new book, the authors reveal how unprepared the nation’s top federal law enforcement agency was to combat online crime.

The Intelligence Community Doesn’t Warn About All Attacks Against the US Homeland. Why Not?

A simple policy change could help defend America against threats to non-military targets.

Pentagon Creates Team to Improve SecDef’s IT

A new directorate will serve as a bridge between the Office of the Secretary of Defense and IT service providers.

New US-EU Data-Privacy Rules Limit Surveillance

After a year of negotiations, an executive order acknowledges Europe's more stringent privacy laws.

DISA’s Sweeping New Plan Takes Aim at Data Silos, Mistagged Info

The Pentagon’s IT agency has policy and culture ideas to encourage freer, more secure info-sharing.

After Jan. 6 Texts Were Wiped, DOD IG Is Scrutinizing Pentagon Records Management

A review begun last August has expanded "based on concerns identified during the audit," acting DOD inspector general tells Congress.

How Will the Military Use 5G? A New Drone Experiment Offers Clues

High-speed networking promises to help bring AI to bear on floods of battlefield sensor data.

Oversight Of Nuclear-Weapons Contractors' Cyber Practices Has Been ‘Inconsistent’: GAO

The National Nuclear Security Administration incompletely implemented some cyber practices and didn’t have clear knowledge about what its subcontractors were doing, the watchdog agency reported.

Are You 'Choice-Paralyzed' About Protecting Your Critical Infrastructure? NSA Wants to Help

Simplifying decisions about hardening industrial control systems is the aim of new guidance from the NSA and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

After 5 Full-Throttle Years, Kessel Run Is Settling In for the Long Haul

The new leader of the Air Force “software factory” wants data and architecture standards that stand the tests of time.