Tag Archives: Department of Defense

DoD Issues Interim Rule Addressing New Requirements for Cyber Incidents and Cloud Computing Services

By Susan Cassidy and Alex Sarria On August 26, 2015, the Department of Defense (DoD) issued an interim rule that significantly expands the obligations imposed on defense contractors and subcontractors to safeguard “covered defense information” and for reporting cyber incidents on unclassified information systems that contain such information.  The interim rule revises the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation … Continue Reading

Military Cybersecurity Hearing Discusses Cyber Threats, Information Sharing

By Caleb Skeath This past Wednesday, the House Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities held a hearing on military cybersecurity issues.  The hearing focused on the most pressing cyber threats to the nation’s security, as well as the need to grow the military’s cybersecurity workforce while maintaining high levels of skill and … Continue Reading

House Hearing Scheduled on U.S. Military Cyber Operations

By Caleb Skeath This Wednesday, the House Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities will hold a hearing on military cybersecurity issues, entitled “Cyber Operations: Improving the Military Cyber Security Posture in an Uncertain Threat Environment.”  The following witnesses are scheduled to testify at the hearing: Navy Adm. Michael Rodgers, Commander, U.S. Cyber … Continue Reading
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