WASHINGTON: The deputy director of the National Security Agency said today that the Intelligence Community should declassify the existence¬†of more cyber attacks to improve the agency’s ability to mobilize the private sector and to get help when needed. I asked Richard Ledgett at the end of a session at the Intelligence and National Security Summit… Keep reading →

WASHINGTON: The nation needs cyber-security legislation to authorize sharing of threat data between industry and government in real time, said Gen. Keith Alexander, chief of both the National Security Agency and the US Cyber Command, and it can be done without any danger to individual privacy. Keep reading →

Pentagon gets new cyber policy DASD. Let’s c if Rosenbach can figure out DISA, CyberCom, NSA & DHS web. Good luck! colinclarkaol

Washington: The rules of war are changing. Global conflicts kicked off by bombs and bullets in the past can now be started by the click of a mouse.

While obviously not as simple as that, the White House’s nominee to oversee global strategic policy — including cyber policy — said today that a cyber attack could “absolutely” be considered an act of war. Keep reading →