Celebrate Nurses Week with the Military Nurse

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It shows activities in the training and service of army nurses, depicts various nursing assignments at evacuation, general, field, ship, aircraft, and debarkation hospitals, and discusses nurses who were prisoners of war. The nurse has a long history of serving the United States military.

Apply Military Strategy to Cybersecurity at Black Hat Trainings Virginia

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Program Looks to Tap Military Vets for Cyber-Jobs

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The training and job-matching effort is a public-private partnership to address a growing workforce gap. Government Cisco cybersecurity workforce cybervets usa job training Maryland military veterans netapp public private partnership shortage skills gap transition

African American Women in the Military During WWII

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For some great background information, be sure to visit our previous blog – Their War Too: Women in the Military During WWII. American citizens surged to enlist in all branches of the US Military and women wanted to serve their country too.

US Cyber Command and Australian IWD to develop shared cyber training range

Security Affairs

US Cyber Command and the Information Warfare Division (IWD) of the Australian Defense Force to develop a virtual cyber training platform. & Australia means we can both evolve our virtual cyber training range. Persistent Cyber Training Environment allows U.S. &

New Director of Records Management Training

National Archives Records Express

Christopher “Eddie” Kline joined our staff as the new Director of Records Management Training program in May and we asked him a few questions. New Records Management Training program director, Christopher “Eddie” Kline. General records management training

NEW TECH: Circadence deploys ‘gamification’ training to shrink cybersecurity skills gap

The Last Watchdog

Related: The need for diversity in cybersecurity personnel One of the top innovators in the training space is Circadence ®. It then took its expertise in moving massive amounts of gaming data and applied it first to training military cyber warfare specialists, and, next, to training security analysts in the enterprise, government and academic communities. The way people are trained in cybersecurity right now is the opposite of gamification.

Their War Too: U.S. Women in the Military During WWII. Part II

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In part I of this two-part series, we discussed the role women played in the military during World War II by highlighting those who served in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC), the Coast Guard Women’s Reserve (SPARS), and the Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASP) during World War II. Like their female counterparts servicing in other branches of the military, the primary function of the Marine Corps Women’s Reserve was to release men for combat duty.

Russia-linked APT28 targets govt bodies with fake NATO training docs

Security Affairs

Russia-linked cyberespionage group APT28 uses fake NATO training documents as bait in attacks aimed at government bodies. The malicious code was distributed using fake NATO training materials as bait and had a very low detection rate of 3/61 on VirusTotal.

GAO: Pentagon's Cyber Hygiene Programs Come Up Short

Data Breach Today

Audit Finds DoD Would Benefit From Better Security Training The U.S. Defense Department needs to improve its cybersecurity training programs for civilian and military employees to reduce the risks that common security incidents pose, a new audit from the Government Accountability Office find

Poland to establish Cyberspace Defence Force by 2024

Security Affairs

“We’re well aware that in today’s world it’s possible to influence the situation in states by using these methods ( cyberwar ),” Mariusz Blaszczak told to local media at a military cyber training centre in Zegrze. Breaking News Cyber warfare Cyberspace Defence Force Hacking hacking news information security news military Pierluigi Paganini Poland Security Affairs Security News

How the U.S. Army Served its Movie-Mad GIs during World War II

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Army Signal Corps as part of its “Film Bulletin” series , showcases the military’s efforts to produce and bring films to soldiers overseas during the Second World War. The military went to tremendous lengths to supply a steady diet of fiction and nonfiction film to its troops with great speed.

Highlights from the War Department Map Collection

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Maps within the collection typically date to the late 19th century and early 20th century, although some maps are copies of earlier maps or depict earlier military history events, such as battles. Outline Military Map of the United States.

Hacker Compromises Air Force Captain to Steal Sensitive Drone Info

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The thief also had a second dataset, including the M1 Abrams maintenance manual, a tank platoon training course, a crew survival course and documentation on improvised explosive device (IED) mitigation tactics. Hacks Vulnerabilities Air Force Dark Web Department of Defense hack hacker military drone Recorded Future secrets stolen submarine

Remembering the Vietnam War this Veterans Day

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The images broadcast in America’s living rooms during the war were often captured by military combat photographers. The military increased their production of photographs and moving images and because of this, NARA’s motion picture holdings relating to the Vietnam war are quite expansive. Included in the collection are training films, news releases, combat documentation, footage documenting the return of prisoners of war and Medal of Honor ceremonies.

Vulnerabilities in Weapons Systems

Schneier on Security

Our military systems are vulnerable. We need to face that reality by halting the purchase of insecure weapons and support systems and by incorporating the realities of offensive cyberattacks into our military planning.

Summer Road Trip 2019: Ambling Through the California Desert

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It’s most likely training exercises being conducted at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) in Twentynine Palms, California. Training is conducted 350 days of the year, and, when heavy artillery is used, can be heard and felt in neighboring communities. A number of photographs of training activities that took place aboard MCAGCC can be found in the series, “ Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files, 1982-2007.

US Govt kicked off ‘Hack the Army 3.0’ bug bounty program

Security Affairs

“By ‘crowdsourcing’ solutions with the help of the world’s best military and civilian ethical hackers, we complement our existing security measures and provide an additional means to identify and fix vulnerabilities. The U.S.

Mapping the Battle of Fredericksburg

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Unfortunately for the Union Army, the wagon trains carrying pontoon bridge sections were delayed. For more information about the Battle of Fredericksburg, see the following: Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, Fredericksburg, Virginia. Cartographic Records Civil War Maps Military U.S.

Celebrating Thales’ CISSP Laurie Mack

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

The subject matter, and exam is developed by (ISC) 2 , which specializes in training and certifications for cybersecurity professionals. ISC) 2 is one of the world’s largest IT security training organizations, currently more than 140,000 members strong, and growing.

Jedediah Hotchkiss: Mapmaker of the Confederacy

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Although not professionally trained in geography or cartography, Hotchkiss studied map-making in his spare time and taught himself the skills necessary to create maps. Cartographic Records Civil War Maps Military Uncategorized Cartographic Branch mapsThe Cartographic Branch holds numerous maps created by noted Civil War mapmaker Jedediah Hotchkiss. Born in Windsor, New York, Hotchkiss moved to the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia prior to the Civil War.

MY TAKE: COVID-19 cements the leadership role CISOs must take to secure company networks

The Last Watchdog

Then you need to constantly train your team members using various techniques, such as breach response assessments or cyber range exercises. If you look at the military model, the military is constantly training.

Including Hackers in NATO Wargames

Schneier on Security

This essay makes the point that actual computer hackers would be a useful addition to NATO wargames: The international information security community is filled with smart people who are not in a military structure, many of whom would be excited to pose as independent actors in any upcoming wargames.

AI-Piloted Fighter Jets

Schneier on Security

At the moment, the system appears to be used only for training human pilots.

Ministry of Defence academy hit by state-sponsored hackers

Security Affairs

The Defence Academy is headquartered at what used to be the Royal Military College of Science site at Shrivenham in southwestern Oxfordshire; it delivers education and training there and in a number of other sites.

MY TAKE: Michigan’s cybersecurity readiness initiatives provide roadmap others should follow

The Last Watchdog

My reporting trip included meetings with Michigan-based cybersecurity vendors pursuing leading-edge innovations, as well as a tour of a number of thriving public-private cybersecurity incubator and training programs. He pulled together the Michigan Cyber Range , an unclassified, private cloud network initially set up to teach, test and train IT staff to defend their organizations’ networks.

Iran-linked APT35 accidentally exposed 40 GB associated with their operations

Security Affairs

The experts found several files on the server, roughly five hours of training videos recorded by the APT group. IBM X-Force IRIS did not find evidence of the two military members’ professional network credentials being compromised, and no professional information appears to have been included.”

GUEST ESSAY: Theft of MQ-9 Reaper docs highlights need to better protect ‘high-value assets’

The Last Watchdog

military information for sale on the Dark Web for a nominal sum, in and of itself, is unfortunate and unremarkable. The hacker/salesman also had other unclassified military intelligence for sale: an M1 Abrams tank maintenance manual, a tank platoon training course, a crew survival course, documentation on improvised explosive device (IED) mitigation tactics; he even claimed to have access to footage from a MQ-1 Predator drone. The discovery of sensitive U.S.

MY TAKE: Here’s how diversity can strengthen cybersecurity — at many levels

The Last Watchdog

Related: How ‘gamification’ makes training stick. military carry out training exercises for real life cyber warfare. That led to a transition into what it is today: a leading supplier of immersive “gamification” training modules designed to keep cyber protection teams in government, military, and corporate entities on their toes. Of the many cybersecurity executives I’ve interviewed, Keenan Skelly’s career path may be the most distinctive.

“Hello Girls” – Women Telephone Operators during WWI

Unwritten Record

The women trained at different camps throughout the U.S., The unit completed their training at Camp Franklin, MD. The Signal Corps Female Telephone Operators Unit, known as the “Hello Girls”, was a unit of women who operated telephone switchboards, sworn into the U.S.

MY TAKE: Why companies and consumers must collaborate to stop the plundering of IoT systems

The Last Watchdog

IoT devices help remotely control our household appliances, power plants, smart buildings, factories, airports, shipyards, trucks, trains and military. This is why it is important to build employee training for consumer IoT devices into security awareness training programs.”

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MY TAKE: Michigan’s Cyber Range hubs provide career paths to high-schoolers, underutilized adults

The Last Watchdog

Michigan is cultivating a collection of amazing cybersecurity training facilities, called Cyber Range hubs, that are shining models for what’s possible when inspired program leaders are given access to leading-edge resources, wisely supplied by public agencies and private foundations. These two facilities lacked nothing in terms of state-of-the-art telepresence equipment and training and testing curriculums.

MY TAKE: Iran’s cyber retaliation for Soleimani assassination continues to ramp up

The Last Watchdog

Touhill “Adversaries should remember that our military doctrine identifies cyber as one of our combined arms capabilities,” says Greg Touhill, president of AppGate Federal Group , a Florida-based supplier of software perimeter security systems. “To

Security Affairs newsletter Round 271

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John Purroy Mitchel: The Boy Mayor of New York

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Harry is a former Navy photographer himself and came across this story while researching military photographers. Trained as a lawyer, he gained wide recognition as a reformer who began investigating corruption, incompetence, waste and inefficiency in the city government in 1906. He completed training in San Diego and was promoted to major. This post was written by Harry Kidd.

Spotlight: Finding Footage for National History Day Projects

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A Film about Telephones: Treat ‘Em Right (111-M-223) : An animated film about telephone etiquette made in the 1910s for the American Telegraph and Telephone Company (AT&T) and used by the United States Army for training.

An Update on Still Picture Catalog Additions

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Army Signal Corps Photographs Of Military Activity During World War II and The Korean Conflict. This series consists of bound photo albums that document American military activities. This series consists of photographs primarily relating to the training of military engineers.

MY TAKE: Cyber attacks on industrial controls, operational technology have only just begun

The Last Watchdog

Countries with limited military might and financial resources can create a more level battleground for themselves by engaging in cyber battles. Russia, North Korea and Iran have employed sophisticated, well-trained soldiers on these frontlines in recent times. It’s unknown how far nation-states will gamble on digital intimidation in the face of military retaliation. “May you live in interesting times.”

One Step Closer to Saudi Vision 2030 | General Auditing Bureau Conclude the Fourth stage of SHAMEL with Everteam

Everteam

The platform which was designed by Everteam, linked more than 180 government entities within the Kingdom in various sectors including civil and military bodies, institutions and companies. Training workshops were held for more than 2000 employees from all parties who completed the linking process. The employees were trained on how to prepare and send financial statements to the Bureau.

Canadian Police Raid ‘Orcus RAT’ Author

Krebs on Security

I tend to have a violent nature, and have both Martial arts and Military training. Canadian police last week raided the residence of a Toronto software developer behind “ Orcus RAT ,” a product that’s been marketed on underground forums and used in countless malware attacks since its creation in 2015.