Ashton Carter

In this Feb, 17, 2016 file photo, former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, center speaks via video conference to people in the Johns Hopkins University auditorium in Baltimore from a location in Russia. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Snowden's decision to leak information about classified U.S. surveillance programs set back the Pentagon's push to recruit cybersecurity experts. (AP Photo/Juliet Linderman)

Snowden Hurt Pentagon Push to Recruit Hackers: Carter

Edward Snowden’s decision to leak information about classified U.S. surveillance programs set back the Pentagon’s push to recruit cybersecurity experts, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said….


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Pentagon Mulls Splitting Cyber Command, NSA

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Tuesday that splitting up U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency was under consideration but a lack of high…



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Pentagon Wants a Few Good Hackers

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has approved a “Hack the Pentagon” pilot program that will offer “bug bounties” for more than a few hackers who can…




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Fixing the Pentagon’s Windows XP Problem

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter just announced plans for the Defense Department to collaborate with NATO allies to better protect critical infrastructure in cyberspace. You’d be…