Navy's cybersecurity strategies affirmed by 'Hack-our-Ship' event

By Justin Katz / August 11, 2017 at 2:20 PM
The Navy's approach to hardening cybersecurity by utilizing talent outside of the service was "validated" through its recent "Hack-our-Ship" event, according to Thresa Lang, Navy cybersecurity division deputy director in the office of the chief of naval operations (N2/N6G). The "Hack-our-Ship" event, which took place in Austin, TX, earlier this year, challenged cyber technology experts to hack into a simulated naval fleet software system. "As we put our information in front of different audiences, we find that there are a...

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