'Fast-Track' Naval Cyber Defense Study Begins After Security Delay

By Christopher J. Castelli / October 7, 2013 at 5:30 PM
A "fast-track" review of Navy cyber defense capabilities that requires high security is getting underway almost two years after the service called for the assessment and a year after the National Academy of Sciences approved the plans. The security requirements for the sensitive assessment by the academy's Naval Studies Board turned out to be complex and had to be addressed up front, which delayed the contract award, a Navy official told InsideDefense.com . "Any delays in getting this study underway...

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