Best Practices

As a user with access to sensitive corporate or government information at work, you are at risk at home. In order to gain access to information typically housed on protected work networks, cyber adversaries may target you while you are operating on your less secure home network.

You can help protect yourself, your family, and your organization by following some common sense guidelines and implementing a few simple mitigations on your home network... (Read more)


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In the news

DoD Warns Troops, Families to be Cyber Crime Smart

March 23, 2015 – Defense Department employees and their families should be vigilant when guarding personal and work information from expanding cyber-criminal activity, and to know how to recognize scammer tactics, according to DoD’s chief information officer.

Terry A. Halvorsen issued a DoD-wide memorandum March 18 about the growing threat of cybercrime “phishing” and “spear phishing” in emails, on social media sites and through phone calls.

“Phishing” is defined as sending fraudulent emails that claim to be from reputable sources, such as a recipient’s bank or credit card... Read more


DoD CIO Details Information Technology Priorities

Feb. 26, 2015 – Defense Department Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen discussed the joint information environment, the cloud, detailed technology investments and the threat of sequestration yesterday in testimony before a House panel.. Read more