President Elevates U.S. Cyber Command to Unified Combatant Command

WASHINGTON — At the direction of the president, the Defense Department today (18 AUG 17) initiated the process to elevate U.S. Cyber Command to a unified combatant command (UCC). “This new unified … Continue reading President Elevates U.S. Cyber Command to Unified Combatant Command

DIA Director appointed new Deputy Commander for U.S. Cyber Command

PENTAGON — Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis announced that one of the president’s general officer assignment nominations on 19 JUNE 2017 is Marine Corps Lieutenant General Vincent R. Stewart for appointment … Continue reading DIA Director appointed new Deputy Commander for U.S. Cyber Command

22-Year-Old Marcus Hutchins helped US thwart global ‘WannaCry’ Hack

ILFRACOMBE, England —Marcus Hutchins and other computer experts around the world worked throughout this past weekend fighting a vast “ransomware” attack paralyzing computers in at least 150 countries. Before ‘WannaCry‘ … Continue reading 22-Year-Old Marcus Hutchins helped US thwart global ‘WannaCry’ Hack

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HBCU Q&A with Facebook and Google

BALTIMORE, MD—For this semester’s Presidential Distinguished Speaker Series, Morgan State University is hosting a moderated panel discussion followed by questions and answers with Facebook’s Maxine Williams and Google’s Yolanda Mangolini. … Continue reading HBCU Q&A with Facebook and Google

NCWF: Public Comments Due 06 JAN 17

WASHINGTON (US-CERT.gov) — The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) developed the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (NCWF) to define the cybersecurity workforce and provide a common taxonomy and lexicon by … Continue reading NCWF: Public Comments Due 06 JAN 17

Cyber “Proxy” Wars: Massive DDoS Attacks Shutting Down Popular Sites

Hacker DDoS Attacks Against DynDNS Knocked Major Services Off Line MANCHESTER, NH (The Hacker News)—The Internet recently witnessed a record-breaking largest Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack of over one … Continue reading Cyber “Proxy” Wars: Massive DDoS Attacks Shutting Down Popular Sites

CBCF Hosts Intelligence Community Summit and Career Fair During ALC ’16

WASHINGTON, D.C. (bdpatoday) — The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) hosted an industry outreach summit and career fair for the Intelligence Community (IC) on September 15, 2016, in Washington, … Continue reading CBCF Hosts Intelligence Community Summit and Career Fair During ALC ’16

Best Buy is Celebrating 50 Years—Birthday Bash $tarts before midnight!

National BDPA’s Platinum Sponsor Offers Back-to-School Birthday Bash DEAL$ ST. PAUL, MN [CNBC]—To celebrate the 50th anniversary of its first store, Best Buy is throwing a “birthday bash” celebration for … Continue reading Best Buy is Celebrating 50 Years—Birthday Bash $tarts before midnight!