Latest "u.s. cyber command" stories
"Disinformation” is false or misleading content intended to deceive or promote discord. Now, with the first presidential primary vote only five months away, the public should be aware of the sources and types of online disinformation likely to surface during the 2020 election.
By Paul M. Barrett, New York University
U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems on Thursday as President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike in response to Iran’s downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, U.S. officials said Saturday.
Cyberattacks from Russia, China, North Korea and Iran are increasingly sophisticated and, until recently, were done with little concern for the consequences, the top Pentagon cyber leaders told a congressional committee on Wednesday.
By Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press
The U.S. military has the capability, the willingness and, perhaps for the first time, the official permission to preemptively engage in active cyberwarfare against foreign targets.
By Benjamin Jensen, American University School of International Service, and Brandon Valeriano, Marine Corps University
President Trump is reportedly expected to name Nakasone to the role, in which he would also lead U.S. Cyber Command.
By Kathleen Curthoys