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Report: DOD inadequately training network defenders on new security stacks

February 01, 2018 |
Justin Doubleday
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The Defense Department's new suites of regional security systems aren't up to the task of defending DOD networks from realistic cyberattacks because the U.S. military has a dearth of properly trained network defenders, according to the annual report from the Pentagon's top weapons tester. An operational assessment of the Air Force's Joint Regional Security Stacks conducted last July found the new systems are "unable to help network defenders protect the network against operationally realistic cyber-attacks," according to the 2017 annual...

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