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Marines Look to Strengthen Tactical Networking

February 11, 2015
By Robert K. Ackerman
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The U.S. Marine Corps is focusing on network advances that empower warfighters to an unprecedented degree. The result will be that smaller groups of Marines will have more capabilities than larger units had just a few years ago.

Military Networks Must Reach Down, Reach Up

February 11, 2015
By Robert K. Ackerman
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The advantages offered by defense network advances need to be sped to both the warfighter and the decision maker, according to a panel of service communicators. Improvements from security to data storage offer vital capabilities that vary among the different ranks in the military.

Operational Methods, Tactics Key to Navy Defeating Adversaries

February 11, 2015
By Robert K. Ackerman
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The U.S. Navy is focusing on training its personnel to overcome adversaries that are closing the technology gap with the fleet, according to the admiral in charge of fleet readiness. While the sea service continues to seek game-changing technologies to restore supremacy, it also is relying on new tactics and operational methods to overcome adversaries at sea, underwater, in the air and in cyberspace.

White House Creates New Cybersecurity Intelligence Agency

February 11, 2015
By Sandra Jontz
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The White House this week announced that it is creating a federal agency to keep tabs on and counter cybersecurity threats against the United States. The Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center will be the clearinghouse for collaborative offensive and defensive work performed by the FBI, the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.

Military Personnel Vie With Technology Issues

February 10, 2015
By Robert K. Ackerman
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The United States has what military personnel leaders describe as the best educated, best trained and best equipped force in history. Yet, this force is showing strains as the military endures its most stressful environment in recent memory.

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