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Pentagon Needs to Build Cybersecurity into the Acquisition Process

October 14, 2014 If you were asked to name one of the most pressing issues facing the Pentagon in the next five years, chances are you wouldn’t specify the intersection of cybersecurity, acquisition and the sometimes small but always vital electronic components that make up battlefield systems. At the confluence of these three,...

Op-Ed: It’s Time to Take Action on Cybersecurity

February 4, 2014 With each New Year comes the promise of a fresh start, and nowhere is there a more pressing need for that than in Washington, where gridlock has taken hold for too many months. The good news is that the close of 2013 witnessed the beginnings of forward motion, on the...

Commentary: Defense cyber strategy avoids tackling the most critical issues

July 28, 2011 Summer in Washington is not usually the time when major news breaks. This year is proving the exception as lawmakers and the White House struggle with the debt ceiling. Amid this economic activity, the Defense Department on July 14 issued its Strategy for Operating in Cyberspace. Given the volume and...