Pentagon Sees ‘Insider Threat,’ Opposes ‘Fairness’

Among the greatest internally-perceived dangers to the Department of Defense, and to sensitive areas of the government more broadly, is that posed by whistleblowers and leakers like Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden - the "insider threat." Yet in their eagerness to root out this threat and others, military policymakers may be making the problem worse. … Continue reading Pentagon Sees ‘Insider Threat,’ Opposes ‘Fairness’

Black and White Hat Hackers Target Pentagon

The Department of Defense recently announced that its "Hack the Pentagon" pilot program that invited hackers to find cybersecurity vulnerabilities was successful and the DoD will continue pursuing similar initiatives, even as reports emerge that the Islamic State group has obtained information on more than 70 US and NATO air force bases. Hack the Pentagon … Continue reading Black and White Hat Hackers Target Pentagon