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US, South Korea join forces to prevent cyberattacks by North Korea

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Recent massive cyberattacks that paralyzed computer networks at several South Korean banks and broadcasters, strongly suspected to have been launched by North Korean hackers, have prompted Washington and Seoul to come up with tough new countermeasures to stop Pyongyang from waging information warfare in the future. "The U.S. and...
US, South Korea join forces to prevent cyberattacks by North Korea

The internet of things and smart cities: Will an IBM computer be your next mayor?

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When we think of computer networks, we think of routers and servers and fiber optic cables and laptops and smartphones — we think of the internet. In actuality, though, the visible internet is just the tip of the iceberg. There are secret military networks, and ad hoc wireless networks, and...
The internet of things and smart cities: Will an IBM computer be your next mayor?

Pentagon clearance for iOS could open even more doors for Apple in the private sector

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The Pentagon's decision to grant Apple the security clearance required for iOS 6 devices to go head-to-head with BlackBerry 10 and certain Samsung Galaxy S4 devices on secure military networks could have with a cascading effect that spills over into the private sector. BlackBerry 10 and the Samsung Galaxy...
Pentagon clearance for iOS could open even more doors for Apple in the private sector

U.S. military networks not prepared for cyberthreats, report warns

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The U.S. is dangerously unprepared to face a full-scale cyber conflict launched by a peer adversary, a report by the military's Defense Science Board (DSB) warns....
U.S. military networks not prepared for cyberthreats, report warns
NSA: foreign adversaries in US military networks might be too plentiful to stop

U.S. accelerating cyberweapon research

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The Pentagon is accelerating efforts to develop a new generation of cyberweapons capable of disrupting enemy military networks even when those networks are not connected to the Internet, according to current and former U.S. officials. Read full article >>...
U.S. accelerating cyberweapon research

Gary McKinnon: how unknown hacker sparked political and diplomatic storm

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More than a decade after he broke into US defence sites, the Briton's case has rewritten the law on extraditionIn 2001, Gary McKinnon was an unknown computer nerd hunched over a screen in a north London bedroom, scrolling through US defence sites for information about UFOs. On Tuesday, the 46-year-old,...
Gary McKinnon: how unknown hacker sparked political and diplomatic storm

U.S. Air Force plans to save $50M over 10 years by deploying iPads

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Just as the Defense Department granted iOS devices approval for use on military networks, TheStreet reports that the U.S. military plans on saving around $50 million through its purchase of iPads. The savings will mainly be due to the ability to cut weight on flights by replacing traditional flight...
U.S. Air Force plans to save $50M over 10 years by deploying iPads

U.S. Department of Defense Approves iOS 6 Devices for Military Networks

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Following a report from earlier this month indicating that the U.S. Department of Defense was preparing to approve Apple devices running iOS 6 for use on military networks, Bloomberg now reports that the department has officially issued the authorization, opening the door for greater use of Apple's products.The Defense Department...
U.S. Department of Defense Approves iOS 6 Devices for Military Networks

DARPA Director Regina Dugan Leaves Defense Department For Google

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Today brings some rather high-profile recruiting from Google: the director of DARPA, the Department of Defense’s research arm, is leaving after three years of heading the agency to join Google at a “senior executive position.” The news comes from a DARPA spokesman, who reports that Dugan felt she couldn’t refuse...
DARPA Director Regina Dugan Leaves Defense Department For Google

U.S. military networks not prepared for cyber threats, report warns

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The U.S. is dangerously unprepared to face a full-scale cyber conflict launched by a peer adversary, a report by the military's Defense Science Board (DSB) warns....
U.S. military networks not prepared for cyber threats, report warns

China to hold digital war games

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Exercises will prepare for 'informationalised war', says state media, amid claims Chinese military is hacking on a global scaleChina is to conduct its first "digital" war games, state media has said, as concern grows in Washington and elsewhere about Chinese hacking attacks.A brief report by the official Xinhua news agency...
China to hold digital war games

iOS 6 approved for use on American military networks

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The Defense Department has officially given the thumbs up to Apple devices running iOS 6 -- paving the way for iPhones and iPads to become standard issue around the Pentagon. The move was hardly shocking. In fact, the Wall Street Journal had it on good authority weeks ago that...
iOS 6 approved for use on American military networks

iOS devices approved for use on US military networks following Samsung and BlackBerry

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Following reports earlier this month that the Defense Department was in the process of approving iOS 6 for nonclassified communications and widespread use by government agencies, Bloomberg reports today that Apple has officially be granted approval for use on U.S. military networks. The Pentagon already approved Samsung devices powered...
iOS devices approved for use on US military networks following Samsung and BlackBerry
US shuts down Guantanamo Wi-Fi in response to Anonymous threats
US Department of Defense approves iPhones and iPads for military use

US government and military to adopt custom Android phones, says CNN

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CNN is reporting that the US government expects to adopt a custom Android platform for the military, and some federal agencies and federal contractors — a move that will give Google a foothold in federal territory that RIM has clutched decidedly for years. The news isn't a total surprise:...
US government and military to adopt custom Android phones, says CNN
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