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..