Mattis establishes DOD task force to protect critical tech, information

Secretary of Defense James Mattis has established a task force whose sole purpose is to better secure the Department of Defense’s important technology and information. Mattis issued a memo dated Oct. 24 creating the Protecting Critical Technology Task Force (PCTTF) to report to the Read More …

Pentagon Wants Cloud Secure Enough to Hold Nuke Secrets

The Pentagon’s JEDI cloud will be designed to store the military’s most sensitive classified information. The Defense Department’s Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud will be designed to host the government’s most sensitive classified data, including critical nuclear weapon design information and Read More …

‘Treat infosec fails like plane crashes’ – but hopefully with less death and twisted metal

The world has never been so dependent on computers, networks and software so ensuring the security and availability of those systems is critical. Despite this, major security events resulting in loss of data, services, or financial loss are becoming increasingly Read More …