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Why Is SPAWAR Now NAVWAR? Networks & Cyber Warfare

Posted by Barry Rosenberg on


Nobody will ever have to wonder again whether SPAWAR is pronounced SPAY-war or SPA-war

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Navy, Marine Networks To Move To JIE; Security Doubts Persist

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


UPDATED with Adm. Richardson & Branch comments ARLINGTON: The Navy and Marines have agreed to follow the Army and Air Force into the Joint Information Environment — but the sea services have security and other concerns. Will networks connected to JIE really be more secure? Can JIE really serve frontline warfighters as well as rear-area administrators? The… Keep reading →

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New Navy CIO Is Coming From HHS: Rob Foster

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


WASHINGTON: A year after the Navy’s last Chief Information Officer left to become CIO of the entire Defense Department, the Navy Department is bringing in new blood to fill its CIO position: Rob Foster. A retired Navy officer with extensive acquisition and IT experience, Foster has served as deputy CIO of both HHS and ICE (Immigration &… Keep reading →

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Navy, Marine Cyber Fought Off All Net Attackers Since 2013

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


PENTAGON: When Iran hacked the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet in fall 2013, it shook up the sea services’ approach to cybersecurity. Thanks to that new vigilance, their networks have fended off every subsequent attack, the head of Navy Cyber Command said today. That doesn’t mean no one breached any portion of any Navy or Marine Corps… Keep reading →

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Cyber Attacks On Feds Soar 680% In 6 Years: GAO

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


Reported cybersecurity incidents at federal agencies have risen 680 percent in six years, the Government Accountability Organization testified today — and note that key word “reported,” which means that’s just the ones we know about. Nor is the current threat merely the malicious “script kiddies” of yesterday: It’s increasingly hardened criminals and even nation-states, including… Keep reading →

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