Cyberinfrastructure http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28183/all en Pentagon to boost cybersecurity force fivefold - report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/pentagon-boost-cybersecurity-force-fivefold-report <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 27 (Reuters) - The Pentagon has approved is a major expansion of its cybersecurity force to counter a growing threat of hacking and to conduct offensive operations against foreign foes, the Washington Post reported on Sunday, citing U.S. officials.</p> <p>The officials, who were not named because the plan is not yet public, said the move would increase the cybersecurity force fivefold, from 900 personnel to a total of 4,900 troops and civilians.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/pentagon-boost-cybersecurity-force-fivefold-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cyberinfrastructure Cyberwarfare Military science Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Jan 2013 04:00:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740335 at http://www.globalpost.com Ex-cyber command chiefs charged over online smear campaign http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/140818/ex-cyber-command-chiefs-charged-over-online-smear-campaign <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Oh Seok-min</p> <p>SEOUL, Aug. 19 (Yonhap) -- Two former cyber command chiefs have been charged with being involved in the posting of politically biased messages online by their subordinates before the 2012 presidential election, the defense ministry said Tuesday.</p> <p>Yeon Jae-wook and Ok Do-kyung were among 21 former and current officials of the ministry's cyber command who are facing criminal charges "in violation of the military criminal act that stipulates their obligation to stay neutral."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2014. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/140818/ex-cyber-command-chiefs-charged-over-online-smear-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cyberinfrastructure Net-centric Technology United States Cyber Command Yonhap News Agency Tue, 19 Aug 2014 03:00:41 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 6234990 at http://www.globalpost.com Ex-cyber command chiefs charged over online smear campaign http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/140819/ex-cyber-command-chiefs-charged-over-online-smear-campaign <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Oh Seok-min</p> <p>SEOUL, Aug. 19 (Yonhap) -- Two former chiefs of the defense ministry's cyber command have been charged with meddling in politics for involvement in the posting of political messages online before the 2012 presidential election, the ministry said Tuesday.</p> <p>Yeon Jae-wook and Ok Do-kyung are among 21 former and current officials of the ministry's cyber command who are facing criminal charges "in violation of the military criminal act that stipulates their obligation to stay neutral."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2014. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/140819/ex-cyber-command-chiefs-charged-over-online-smear-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cyberinfrastructure Net-centric Technology United States Cyber Command Yonhap News Agency Tue, 19 Aug 2014 07:05:18 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 6235083 at http://www.globalpost.com