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Screen shot from TED2014 Talk with NSA Deputy Director Richard Ledgett.  (U.S. Defense Department graphic illustration by Jessica L. Tozer/Released)

National Security Agency Deputy Direct Richard Ledgett responded to Edward Snowden’s comments earlier this week in an intense TED2014 Talk.
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(U.S. Defense Department graphic illustration by Jessica L. Tozer/Released)

In the interest of redefining how they interact with internal/external audiences, & improve transparency, the NSA hired its first-ever, full-time civil liberties and privacy officer. Meet Becky Richards.
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Scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) are conducting research to improve the detection of weapons of mass destruction in maritime environments.
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Ever wondered how the military disposes of electronic information?  It’s more than right click + delete, I can tell you that.  A lot more.  Even when you think your information is destroyed, there are clever and convenient ways to retrieve …
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Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral James Winnefeld spoke about evolving security, information technology, and cybersecurity at the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association in Virginia.  He addressed some of the Department of Defense‘s concerns about the fast …
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The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said that in its mission to defend the nation, the Defense Department must stay ahead of the ongoing technological revolution and its attendant rise in “anywhere, any time” cyber threats. “As the defense community …
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Recent media reports about public leaks of protected U.S. Government information may have you wondering what should do when you come across classified material in media reports or elsewhere online. Therefore, this is a good time for a reminder about …
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The acting assistant secretary of defense for research and engineering said that to meet the Defense Department’s 21st century security objectives, its science and technology funding will focus on innovation and industry. In remarks at the National Defense Industrial Association’s 14th …
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