Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michelle Howard said cyber weapons are following a similar trajectory as nuclear weapons and for now need top command and control authorities to be used.
Security officials for two of the largest ports in the United States told Congress they need help understanding what agencies they should to report a cyber attack to, and how to classify them.
Among hundreds of provisions in the House Armed Services Committee’s version of the annual Defense authorization bill, a restraint on the size of the National Security Council is one of a relative handful singled out by Mac Thornberry (R-Texas), the committee’s chairman.
The National Security Strategy finds some familiar rivals in China, Russia, North Korea and Iran.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has announced his plans for another restructuring within the State Department’s cybersecurity offices, but lawmakers are pushing back and moving forward with a bill they say would better structure the agency.