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The Department of Justice (DoJ), citing the increased number of cybercrimes being tackled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, has doubled its broad goal of FBI actions to combat cyberattacks in FY 2019, although FY 2018 statistics indicate that the FBI could end up handling a much heavier workload than that.   […]

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A report from the Department of Defense Inspector General found various software management problems across several service components which the IG said raise cybersecurity risks and create unnecessary costs, but DoD’s Office of the CIO declined to respond to the draft report.






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In today’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, the Committee dug into what it called “China’s non-traditional espionage against the United States.” During the hearing, senators heard from cybersecurity, and intelligence experts about China’s attempts to use cybersecurity attacks and intellectual property theft to advance its global standing.






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On Wednesday, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) will host a Proposers Day for leaders within the defense industry base to discuss further developing their five-year, $1.5B investment in an Electronics Resurgence Initiative (ERI) to further technological advancements for Department of Defense (DoD) needs.






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The National Security Agency and Central Security Service inducted five new individuals to the NSA/CSS Hall of Honor on Nov. 28, according to a Dec. 7 NSA/CSS press release.






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The Marines are working with IBM on an artificial intelligence tool to help find the most efficient and effective ways to deploy troops, whether in rapid response to a crisis or as part of a standard five-year plan.






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The Department of Defense (DoD) published a new proposed rule in the Federal Register on Tuesday that follows through on legislation to remove the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) acquisition methodology from IT and cybersecurity acquisitions, in favor of the tradeoff source selection process.






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Further development of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies has the potential to tip the scales in cybersecurity in favor of the defender, said Air Force Lt. Gen. Bradford Shwedo, director for Command, Control, Communications and Computers/Cyber, and CIO for Joint Chiefs of Staff, today at an event organized by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA).






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The U.S. Army cyber force is putting its boots on. The service is expanding its cyber operations to reflect cyber warfare’s growing role on the battlefield, putting cyber warriors–specifically those engaged in electronic warfare (EW)–into the field with other soldiers.






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The Defense Information Services Agency (DISA) is set to release new contracts for classified and unclassified mobility services to accommodate the growth in the area, said Jacob Marcellus, mobility program portfolio manager, during DISA’s 2018 Forecast to Industry event. “We actually have two impending acquisitions, MES-U [Mobility Enterprise Services Unclassified], which will cover all unclassified […] […]

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The IC’s top research arm, the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), wants to be able to get the gist anywhere and anytime. They are inviting researchers from around the world in industry and academia to use machine learning to develop algorithms for cross-lingual information retrieval capable of extracting answers from little-known foreign languages to questions posed in English. IARPA’s Open Cross-language Information Retrieval (CLIR) Challenge is inviting participants to compete for prizes while working on a kind of fast-working translator that can interpret other languages while using a minimal amount of training data, focusing particularly on what it calls “computationally underserved languages.”






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