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With a lack of good training opportunities, one Air Force unit took matters into their own hands to develop a competition aimed at developing better defensive cyber tradecraft and tactics. (Tech. Sgt. R.J. Biermann/Air Force)
The largest cyber exercise you’ve never heard of

With a lack of good training opportunities, one Air Force unit took matters into their own hands to develop a competition aimed at developing better defensive cyber tradecraft and tactics.

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In a letter sent to Congress, U.S. Cyber Command outlined what priorities did not get funded. (Photos provided by U.S. Cyber Command Public Affairs)
Which cyber priorities didn’t appear in the Pentagon’s budget

The head of U.S. Cyber Command told Congress in a Feb. 20 letter that the budget request for fiscal year 2021 did not include $106 million that his organization could still use, mostly as a way to better defend the Pentagon’s networks.

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A system hosted by the Defense Information Systems Agency was breached last summer.
How many users were affected by the DISA breach?

Affected users are receiving letters from the Defense Information Systems Agency notifying them if their personally identifiable information might have been compromised.

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gestures while speaking at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Why the US chose to ‘name and shame’ Russia over cyberattacks

Nearly a dozen countries, including the United States, attributed a 2019 cyberattack on the country of Georgia to Russia’s military, a move that experts said was the most high-profile example yet of an effort to establish acceptable behavior in cyberspace.

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CyberCon 2019

Catch up on all the coverage from this year's conference, including news from more than a dozen government speakers.

5G: The Future Network

Explore our ongoing coverage of the wireless technologies that could transform the military.

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Sweden’s plan to deter a Russian digital attack

What does "total defense" mean for Sweden? In the case of an attack on the country, it plans to mobilize the population and industry for all domains of warfare, including cyber.

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Is America vulnerable to a cyber attack?

The founder and CEO of Scorpion Computer Services, Walter O’Brien, explains why he thinks America is vulnerable to a cyberattack. (James Williams/Staff)

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Training for a cyber war, virtually

Fifth Domain Executive Editor Jill Aitoro goes hands on with Raytheon's virtual cyber trainer. (Jeff Martin/Staff)

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