- DARPA Director Regina Dugan is leaving government for a new job at Google, another in the growing list of government technology executives leaving for the private sector. More here.
- The Army cautioned deployed military personnel about the use of Geotagging on social media, which runs the risk of exposing unit locations to the enemy. More here.
- NATO has signed a $76 million contract with Finmecchanica and the Northrup Grumman to get the NATO Computer Incident Response Capability (NCIRC) fully operational by the end of 2012. More here.
- Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testified at a Senate appropriations committee hearing explaining the cyber component of the DHS 2013 budget request. The budget would strive to secure critical infrastructure and information systems by investing $345 million into developing the EINSTEIN 3 malware detection system and $13 million into building a robust cybersecurity workforce. More here.
3/13/12: The DHS 2013 Cyber Budget, Geotagging From Warzones, and More
March 13, 2012 By AlexOlesker
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