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Cyber Threat Intelligence Leader Warns of Changing Nature of Attacks

Michael Moss, deputy director of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC), Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), told Congress that CTIIC remains concerned by the "increasingly damaging effects of cyber operations and the apparent acceptance by adversaries of collateral damage." Credit: Shutterstock/EVorona

Adversaries are becoming even more assertive and capable of using cyberspace to threaten the U.S., says the deputy director of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center.

 

Five Steps to Prepare for the Next Cyber Attack

Agencies should consider taking five fundamental steps to fortify networks before the next cyber attack. Credit: Daria-Yakovleva/Pixabay

When another threat rears its head, government networks and the professionals who manage them can be better equipped to meet it head on.

 

Army Leads Other Services in Cyber Realm

Fort Gordon, Georgia, is home to the Army Cyber Command and the Army Cyber Center of Excellence. U.S. Army photo

“The Army is the example that I hold up to my fellow sailors. The Army is doing it exactly right,” Rear Adm. William "Bill" Leigher, USN (Ret.). 

 

Key Cyber Provisions of the NDAA

Soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division (LI) perform an air assault demonstration for President Trump during a visit to Fort Drum, New York, on August 13. The demonstration was part of the President’s ceremony to sign the National Defense Authorization Act of 2019, which authorizes funding for U.S. defense and military activities for Fiscal Year 2019. Photo credit: U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Thomas Scaggs.

Congress’ NDAA for Fiscal Year 2019 takes cybersecurity a step further, with language affirming DOD’s role in defending against attacks and operating in cyberspace.

 

Convergence Guides Army Cyber

A U.S. Army paratrooper communicates by radio during a drop in Latvia. Traditional radio and network status information will play a key role in cyber situational awareness in the digital battlespace. Credit: Army photography by Spec. Dustin Biven, USA

Intelligence, electronic warfare and signals lock arms in the digital battle.

 

This Is No One-Size-Fits-All Army Modernization

Army combat units on the move need different networking capabilities from support units that set up camp and stay awhile. Service officials intend to develop a modernized network capable of being scaled and adapted depending on the operational situation. Credit: Spc. Hubert D. Delany III, USA

The U.S. Army’s major overhaul of its network may lead to a communications structure capable of conforming to an array of operational situations.




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