26 Jul 2018

Congress wants DoD to hold a national cyber response exercise

Although it has not included a deadline, Congress has proposed high-level exercise led by the DoD in cooperation with the DHS and FBI to prepare civilian agencies to respond to attacks on critical infrastructure. Responding to lawmakers’ claims that the DoD has not adequately prepared, DOD’s CYBERCOM has emphasized that

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01 Jun 2018

Global Train and Equip counter-terrorism programs ridden with “stunning failures”

Since 2006, the U.S. has invested billions of dollars into anti-terrorism capacity building around the world. But according to a recent Government Accountability Office report, the implementation, effectiveness, and sustainability of the programs are questionable. Given reasons for the failures include program design, procurement, follow-through failures among partner nations, staffing

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