WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 04, 2012)- Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) personnel use specialized computer programs to conduct a forensic analysis of a hard drive. (U.S. Navy photo by Ed Buice/Released)

Congress wants DOD to study information operations from Russia-Ukraine war

The annual defense policy bill is directing an independent study on the lessons learned from information operations conducted by the U.S., Ukraine, Russia and NATO nations in…
Cyber warfare operators assigned to the 275th Cyber Operations Squadron of the 175th Cyberspace Operations Group of the Maryland Air National Guard configure a threat intelligence feed for daily watch in the Hunter’s Den at Warfield Air National Guard Base, Middle River, Md., Dec. 2, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by J.M. Eddins Jr.)

Lawmakers nix proposal to create military cyber intelligence capability

A reconciled version of the 2024 NDAA wouldn't require the creation of a dedicated military cyber intelligence center.
In a an open hearing on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP) before the House Intelligence Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and Counterproliferation Subcommittee on May 17, 2022, Deputy Director of Naval Intelligence Mr. Scott Bray shared a video of a US. Naval aviator encounter with an unknown object in a fleeting pass. This image is a screen capture of the UAP observed in a video of the flyby captured by the pilot in the cockpit of a Navy fighter jet. UAP reporting and data often involves fleeting observations and minimal data. (DVIDS)

Government UAP records repository on the verge of becoming law, opened to public viewing

The House-Senate conference version of the 2024 NDAA directs the creation of a ”Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena Records Collection.”
Members of the Mexican police patrol their side of the border, as a member of the US military walks past a barb wire fence in Eagle Pass, Texas, on May 10, 2023. The US on May 11, 2023, will officially end its 40-month Covid-19 emergency, also discarding the Title 42 law, a tool that has been used to prevent millions of migrants from entering the country. The US border with Mexico will be “chaotic for a while,” President Joe Biden acknowledged on May 9, 2023, days before the lifting of pandemic-era rules that have made claiming asylum at the frontier all but impossible. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images)

Senate panel wants to green-light US military cyber ops against Mexican cartels

A provision in the SASC version of the fiscal 2024 National Defense Authorization Act tasks the secretary of defense with developing a strategy to use cyber to…