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    SAIC to Co-Host Community Cybersecurity Event

    SAIC Inc. and The Security Innovation Network are partnering to host a community cybersecurity application development event. The McLean, Va.-based contractor said Wednesday the Apps for Security event will take place Thursday at the Computer History Museum in Silicon Valley, Ca. The company said anyone interested in cybersecurity can collaborate in the development of new […] More

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    Army CIO: Home Base IT Infrastructure Upgrades Needed

    Army Chief Information Officer Lt. Gen. Susan Lawrence said Monday the Army is focusing on improving information technology infrastructure at bases in the U.S., Defense Systems reports. ¬†Lawrence said the Army’s network capabilities within the continental U.S. are archaic compared to new technologies deployed in the field. Lawrence also stressed the importance of continuous efforts […] More

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    Naval Academy Looks to Build Cyber Center, Offer Cyber Major

    Naval Academy officials indicated the academy is planning to build a cybersecurity center and improve its cyber education programs, according to a Hometown Annapolis report. The academy plans to hire a contractor to get more information about how it can pursue building a cybersecurity center. Many government contractors have opened cyber centers in Maryland. Boeing […] More

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    Northrop Reports to Congress on China Cyber Threat to US Military, Infrastructure

    Northrop Grumman Corp. warned Congress in a report Thursday that China poses a genuine cyberwarfare risk to the U.S. military in conflict, Reuters reports.¬† Northrop issued a 136-page report to the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission, suggesting China is adamant in creating diverse and technically advanced cyberspace abilities. Northrop said Chinese cyber capabilities have […] More

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    Report Calls for NATO to Improve Cyber Policy, Infrastructure

    NATO is playing catch up when it comes to¬†cybersecurity, according to a report from the Atlantic Council. The council’s cyber statecraft initiative released a report Monday, urging NATO to improve its cyber infrastructure and policies immediately.¬† NATO is already working to mature its cyber capabilities and created the Cyber Defense Policy and Action Plan¬†in June […] More

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    Infected Govt. Computers Facing March 8 Shutdown

    Computers used by nearly half of the government's major agencies may be forced offline early next month. Researchers from the security firm Internet Identity reported at least one computer or router within 27 of 55 government entities was infected with the DNSChanger virus. The virus works by forcing infected machines to communicate with fraudulent and […] More

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    Air Force to Upgrade Cyber Operations Training, Investments

    In response to the accelerating pace of technological change and the increasing importance of cyber operations, Air Force Chief Information Officer Lt. Gen. Bill Lord said Thursday the branch will update training processes for the expanse of Air Force personnel. Amber Corrin wrote in a Federal Computer Week report Monday that Lord announced the Air […] More

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    Air Force, Postal Inspectors Sift Big Data to Find Hacker

    The Air Force and Postal Service inspectors recently caught a cyber thief by analyzing computer data, according to an official Air Force report.¬† Rene Quimby located vulnerabilities in the¬†Army and Air Force Exchange Service website compromised 16,000 users’ information. Postal Inspection Service¬†agents obtained Quimby’s computer, which contained 132 gigabytes of victim data. Several postal inspectors […] More

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    Intelligent Decisions Unveils New Website; Harry Martin Comments

    Intelligent Decisions Inc. has updated and launched its new corporate website, the company announced Wednesday. The company also announced it is launching its official Facebook and Twitter social media accounts on the updated website. ID President and CEO Harry Martin said the new site aligns the company’s six practice areas with case studies to support […] More

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    Report: NSA to Use 'Whitelist' Approach for PC Security

    In the cybersecurity realm, malicious software is not blacklisted unless it is first labeled as malicious. However, the National Security Agency has plans to use a program where software is blocked unless it is approved by a systems administrator or “whitelisted,” NextGov reports. This would shift the focus on securing computers using a flagging system, […] More

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