CYBERCOM as a Standalone Combatant Command, International Cooperation on Cyber, and Mre

May 2, 2012
Cyber Security
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Today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news round-up:

  • Gen. Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is preparing to recommend elevating U.S. Cyber Command to a full combatant command. More here.
  • Mozilla became the first major player in the industry to come down firmly against the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act. More here.
  • The European Union is seeking closer ties to the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation on cyber crime. More here.
  • The Veterans Affairs Department plans to provide 1,000 family caregivers for veterans with iPads equipped with healthcare applications in a pilot program. More here.

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