October 22, 2019

Art & Lifestyle:

Air Force Investigates Navy’s Cyber Intrusion

navy's cyber attack

The Air Force is investigating the Navy’s cyber intrusion into its network after a Navy prosecutor’s decision to embed hidden tracking software into emails sent to defense attorneys involved in a war-crimes case of a Navy SEAL.

US Cyber Offensive to Protect Midterms from Russian Interference

cyber offensive

The US Cyber Command is targeting individual Russian operatives to deter the spreading disinformation to interfere in elections, telling them American operatives have identified them and are tracking their work.

A New Flying Classroom for Test Pilots

Flying Classroom

An old Fairchild Swearingen C-26A Metroliner is now the Airborne Systems Training and Research Support, or ASTARS III, and belongs to the Test Pilot School at NAS Pax. The aircraft will serve as a flying classroom.

TPP Explores Autonomy As New Cyber

New Leadership

Join The Patuxent Partnership on March 21, 2018, for a program titled “Is Autonomy the New Cyber?” Three separate panels will offer expert advice on whether autonomous programs will be replacing cyber as the newest innovation in technology and defense.

Marine Corps Wants More Cyber Teams

cybersecurity

USMC Cyberspace Command wants to have 13 fully operational cyber teams. Right now, it has nine teams defending networks and conducting operations in cyberspace.

F-35 Destined for Combat Test

F-35

So far this year, the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter has been deployed twice, though neither deployment was in a combat capacity. With the US waging increasingly anti-terror operations, as the military deploys more and more it seems unavoidable that the F-35 is destined for a combat test.

N. Korea Missile Launches Raise New Alarms

N. Korean Missile Tests

North Korea fired several ballistic missiles into the East Sea in an apparent protest against the ongoing joint military drills between South Korea and the US. These launchings Monday raise new alarms about the threat to North Korea’s neighbors.

McCain Decries Lack of Cyber Strategy

John McCain

Arizona Sen. John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is running out of patience when it comes to the US formulating what he considers an effective cyber strategy.

Cyber Studies Added to Midshipman Classes

cyber

Everyday studies at the US Naval Academy will now include lessons for midshipmen in how to operate in the cyber domain. The addition reflects the reality of the world wherever they head next,

Cybersecurity Programs Start in January at SMHEC

Higher Education

Southern Maryland Higher Education Center recruits a new MA degree and graduate certificate program in cybersecurity.