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Real-time coverage from the Cyber Symposium, including blog posts, the Online Show Daily, related coverage, news and photos, all in one place. SIGNAL provides highlights and breaking news from speakers and panelists as they discuss the development of robust cyberspace capabilities and partnerships. Bookmark this link and check back frequently for new content.

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Different Circumstances, Different Approaches Define Cybersecurity Thrust

No single solution, no single course of action, no single training regimen exists for combating cybermarauders on the Internet. Cyber officials are striving to establish guidelines for cybersecurity, yet they acknowledge that every organization in every nation has varying needs and must pursue different tracks to achieve what they determine is effective cybersecurity.

For Cybersecurity, the Motto is Partner or Perish

Government and the private sector must determine ways of cooperating in the fight to defeat cyberthreats, or else both will face potentially catastrophic consequences.

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Cyber Not Ready for Service Designation

The growing call for an independent U.S. cyber service along the lines of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps is not likely to gain followers among policy makers, say a number of service cyber officers.

Defense Department Looks for Youth Movement in Cyber

The acting chief information officer (CIO) for the U.S. Defense Department is promoting a diversity movement for information technology. He wants to see a younger work force that includes people who have come of age in the digital era.

Defense Networking Goes Commercial

U.S. Defense Department data will be invading the commercial world as the department moves its unclassified information out of its own hands. Terry Halvorsen, acting Defense Department chief information officer, described the upcoming move at the AFCEA Cyber Symposium.

Defense Networks Can Expect Minimum Security

U.S. Defense Department networks will need to operate with the minimum security available as connectivity and the threat picture evolve, said a top defense official. Terry Halvorsen, acting Defense Department chief information officer, minced no words as he described how tight budgets are limiting options across the board.

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Related SIGNAL Articles

Space, Cyberspace Are Stealth Threats to U.S.

Other threats to the United States may make daily headlines, but space and cyberspace are below the public radar while at the top of many lists of concerns.

Internet of Things Strong on Theory, Not a Reality Yet

The Internet of Things offers the potential of a networking revolution. But, while the theory is sound, its realization must overcome many hurdles first.

Internet of Things Will Be Fertile Ground for Cybermarauders

The Internet of Things will be everything to malevolent cybermarauders. Terrorists, criminals and hackers will have a field day out-innovating the defenders of cyberspace.

Know Thyself to Defeat Cyber Intruders

Organizations cannot hope to counter cyber intruders if they don't fully understand their own network and why they are targeted.

DHS Looks to Replace IDENT

The Department of Homeland Security is looking to roll out a new central biometric system in the next two to four years.

Technique Solutions Wins Cyber Network Defense Contract

Technique Solutions Inc., Stafford, Virginia, was awarded a $25 million indefinite- delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract for the entire spectrum of equipment and services associated with the Cyber Network Defense mission and information assurance support. Funding and work location will be determined with each order, with a completion date of Sept. 14, 2019. Army Contracting Command, Key West, Florida, is the contracting activity (W912PX-14-D-0002).

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Adm. Michael Rogers, USN, commander, U.S. Cyber Command, discusses a 3-year plan to build a cyber work force.