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“The Department of Homeland Security plans to grow its cybersecurity workforce by more than 50 percent, as lawmakers and the White House work to expand the department’s authority in securing both government and private-sector websites. By October 2012, DHS’ cyber staff will grow fr...

“The U.S. military does not have the trained personnel or the legal authorities it needs to respond to a computer-based attack on America or its allies, and a crisis would quickly strain the force, the Pentagon’s cyber commander said. Gen. Keith Alexander, head of the Defense Department&...

“Pentagon officials are seeking $500 million for cutting-edge research that could help protect the department from emerging cyber threats. Security experts give the department high marks on cybersecurity, but note that most of the Pentagon’s efforts have centered on immediate threats.”...

“The Navy has awarded four major companies contracts to examine the cybersecurity of it’s systems, and help design cyber defense software. The award totals more than $200 million. Parts of the award are going to General Dynamics, Science Applications International Corp., Northrop Grumman...