August 23, 2019

No Defense Against Some Cyber Espionage

Hack the Air Force

Newly detected malware affecting institutional computer networks worldwide is a form of cyber espionage that can’t always be removed.

US to End Helium Sales, Still Bullish on Drones

The Federal Helium Reserve will stop selling helium to private users in October. A slowdown in military investment in UAS has not slowed the industry.

US & China Talk Military-to-Military

Public discussions between US and China defense secretaries mostly cordial but tensions showed during cyber questioning from the press.

Defense Spending Bill Winds Toward House Floor

Republican leadership struggles to keep spending bill on track with NSA surveillance funds intact and without restrictions regarding actions in Egypt or Syria.

Americans Rank Military Top Contributor to Society’s Well-being

The Atlas robot reports in to Robotics Challenge, Pax team designed safer flight deck uniforms, international cyber discussions expand but legislatively US cybersecurity looks to weaken.