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DoD reveals strategy to protect itself from hackers

The Department of Defense recognizes that it and American companies are prime targets for hackers, whether they be a nation-state or individuals. So it's put in place an operating strategy. That strategy is comprised of 5 elements: 1) a defensible architecture; 2) global situational awareness and a common operating picture; 3) a concept for operating in cyberspace; 4) trained and ready cyber forces; and 5) capacity to take action when authorized.

Tags: DoD , operating strategy , Cybersecurity Report , cybersecurity , JJ Green

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 08:51am EDT

Official describes rampant computer hacking at VA

Jerry Davis, who served as the VA's chief information security officer until February 2013, testified at a House subcommittee hearing that the VA became aware of the computer hacking in March 2010 and that attacks continue "to this very day."

Tags: Jerry Davis , VA , cybersecurity , cyber attacks , Stephen Warren

Tuesday - 06/04/2013, 07:41pm EDT

Global network of hackers steal $45m from ATMs

Seven people were arrested in the U.S., accused of operating the New York cell of what prosecutors said was a network that carried out thefts at ATMs in 27 countries from Canada to Russia.

Tags: cybersecurity , technology , SEC

Friday - 05/10/2013, 11:41am EDT

US looking at action against China cyberattacks

The Obama administration is considering more assertive action against Beijing to combat a persistent cyber-espionage campaign it believes Chinese hackers are waging against U.S. companies and government agencies.

Tags: Barack Obama , China , cybersecurity , cyber attacks

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 08:04pm EST

Hackers take over sentencing commission website

The hacker-activist group Anonymous says it hijacked the website of the U.S. Sentencing Commission to avenge the death of Aaron Swartz, an Internet activist who committed suicide. The FBI is investigating.

Tags: Anonymous , technology , cybersecurity , U.S. Sentencing Commission , FBI

Saturday - 01/26/2013, 11:43am EST

Oracle says Java is fixed; feds maintain warning

Oracle Corp. said Monday it has released a fix for the flaw in its Java software that raised an alarm from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security last week.

Tags: Oracle Corporation , Java , technology , cybersecurity , industry

Monday - 01/14/2013, 05:46pm EST

US government tells computer users to disable Java

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is advising people to temporarily disable the Java software on their computers to avoid potential hacking attacks.

Tags: DHS , cybersecurity , Oracle Corporation , Java

Friday - 01/11/2013, 09:34pm EST

Former Soviet bloc hackers pose greater threat, study says

The study says Eastern European hackers have a more sophisticated infrastructure and use more sophisticated malware than Eastern Asian hackers.

Tags: cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , technology , Federal Drive

Monday - 09/24/2012, 09:05am EDT

Network security

Terry Dunlap, founding partner of Tactical Network Solutions talks about the services his company provides to protect your computer networks from hackers.
September 10, 2012

Tags: intel community , acquisition , contracting , offensive cyber tools , Ft. Meade , Black Hat , Defcon , Shmoocon , Terry Dunlap , Tactical Network Solutions , Howard County Tech Council , Amtower Off Center , Mark Amtower

Monday - 09/10/2012, 11:38pm EDT
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