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Was The Merchant Ship Hacked? McCain Collision Is First Run For Navy Cyber Investigators

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


WASHINGTON: The Navy is making cyber investigations automatic after any mishap, starting with the at-sea collision that killed 10 sailors aboard the USS McCain. They don’t expect to find any evidence of a cyber attack this time, admirals emphasize, but they’re using the McCain as a test case. If there was a cyber attack, however, it’s… Keep reading →

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Navy Issues New Cybersecurity Standards – With More To Come

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


The Navy has issued new cybersecurity standards that every unit, office, and contractor had better get to know. Governing everything from business systems to weapons systems to machinery controls, the standards will govern future information technology acquisitions and provide a benchmark for assessing where existing systems fall short. The Navy’s just getting started, too. Last… Keep reading →

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Army Starts Final Tests On Latest Network Tech For Afghanistan

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


The Army’s new, streamlined approach to improving its battlefield networks took a big step forward this week when five MRAP armored trucks with the latest digital communications gear shipped out to be tested at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland. Testing at Aberdeen is the last major hurdle before fielding what’s called “Capability Set 13” to… Keep reading →

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