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Report Suggests CISA Should Dominate Federal Cybersecurity

Data Breach Today

Federal Civilian Agencies 'Are Likely to Resist This Dramatic Change,' Report Says A study of federal government cybersecurity suggests the Department of Homeland Security could play a more prominent role in securing civilian networks, in a report that touts a "more centralized defensive strategy."

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GUEST ESSAY: A Memorial Day call to upskill more veterans for in-demand cybersecurity roles

The Last Watchdog

It’s no secret that cybersecurity roles are in high demand. Today there are more than 500,000 open cybersecurity roles in the U.S., Meanwhile, 200,000 well-trained and technically skilled military service members are discharged each year. This experience can also be helpful when training cybersecurity talent.

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Russia-linked hackers target Ukrainian military with Infamous Chisel Android malware

Security Affairs

Russia-linked threat actors have been targeting Android devices of the Ukrainian military with a new malware dubbed Infamous Chisel. “The information exfiltrated is a combination of system device information, commercial application information and applications specific to the Ukrainian military. ” concludes the report.

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US Coast Guard Expands Cyber Command to Combat New Threats

Data Breach Today

Coast Guard Cyber Command told lawmakers Thursday the military branch is building out deployable teams of cybersecurity protection units and taking advantage of expanded authorities under a recent executive order to better protect Americas modern maritime infrastructure.

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China Hacked Japan’s Military Networks

Schneier on Security

The Washington Post has the story : The hackers had deep, persistent access and appeared to be after anything they could get their hands on—plans, capabilities, assessments of military shortcomings, according to three former senior U.S. officials, who were among a dozen current and former U.S.

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Anonymous targets the Russian Military and State Television and Radio propaganda

Security Affairs

Anonymous continues to support Ukraine against the Russian criminal invasion targeting the Russian military and propaganda. Anonymous leaked personal details of the Russian military stationed in Bucha where the Russian military carried out a massacre of civilians that are accused of having raped and shot local women and children.

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News alert: MxD roundtable with White House officials highlights cybersecurity workforce needs

The Last Watchdog

21, 2023 — MxD, the Digital Manufacturing and Cybersecurity Institute, today hosted a roundtable discussion with the White House Office of the National Cyber Director. Organizations gathered to discuss courses and programs to address the critical cybersecurity workforce needs in the United States. Chicago, Ill.,