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    Fort Meade should be new Cyber Command says Senators

    At a recent meeting of the BWI Business Partnership in Maryland, Senators Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski highlighted their desire to place the new Cyber Command at or around Fort Meade, the present headquarters of the National Security Agency. Earlier this year, the DoD also expressed its desire to house the new Command at Fort […] More

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    Cyber Jargon YOU Need To Know

    As the use of the internet and technology grows, so do its terms and definitions. Here is a rundown of today’s most frequently used cyber terms. We left something out? Please feel free to leave a comment below to further enhance our ‘cyber jargon’ glossary. Authentication: Confirms that a computer program or individual attempting to […] More

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    Alexander Picked to Head Cyber Command

    The Department of Defense announced that Lt. Gen. Keith Alexander, current director of the NSA, was nominated by President Obama to head the DoD’s new Cyber Command. Alexander will be promoted to a four star general and will be responsible for coordinating the new US Cyber Command that will be headquartered at Fort Meade. Alexander […] More

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    Navy to Create Cyber Command

    The Navy will set up a coordinated cyber command to improve cyber capabilities, according to the Chief of Naval Operations. The new unit will function as the Navy’s contribution to the overall Cyber Command being set up within the DoD. The Navy is going to combine communications network operations and intelligence functions into a unit […] More

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    Head of Space Command Points to Cyber Connection

    In a recent Air Force Symposium, Gen. C. Robert Kehler, who commands the Air Force’s Space Command, discussed the overlapping nature of cyber and space. According to Gen. Kehler, people do not fully grasp the connection, but he is certain the overlap is extensive. During his speech, Kehler pointed to the acquisition process and that […] More

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    10 Cybersecurity Game Changers to Watch in 2010

    The field of cybersecurity is becoming increasingly relevant to discussions on national security. President Barack Obama placed cybersecurity in the forefront of his national security policy. In his speech May 29, 2009, Obama stated: “From now on, our digital infrastructure“¦will be treated as they should be: as a strategic security asset. Protecting this infrastructure will […] More

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    Privacy May Suffer under Obama Cybersecurity Plan

    President Barack Obama’s plan to create a new Pentagon Cyber Command has privacy and peace advocates crying foul, as the administration forges ahead with efforts to protect the nation from electronic infiltration and preparations for potential offensive operations against adversaries’ networks, according to the New York Times. The president pledged that the comprehensive cyber-defense strategy […] More

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    The Fifth Domain: The Future of Defense

    The 24th Air Force Cyber Command will be based in San Antonio, Texas, as announced last week. The provisional unit will operate under the command of Maj. Gen. William T. Lord under Air Force Space Command, and will operate in concert with the 67th Network Warfare Wing, the 688th Information Operations Wing, both headquartered at […] More

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    Gen. Keith Alexander Expected to be Named Cyber Chief

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates is expected to name three-star Gen. Keith Alexander to head the newly formed Cyber Command. The new command, expected to open in October in Fort Meade, Md., will protect military and civilian networks. Alexander is currently in the role of  Joint Functional Component Command for Network Warfare. Among Alexander’s priorities is to […] More

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