National Guard

Senate bill would let National Guard cross state lines remotely for cyber assistance

by • 4 months ago

The new bill would allow the Army and Air Force to create pilot programs in which one state's National Guard unit could help another's respond to cyberattack.

Maryland launches cybersecurity task force for extra protection during pandemic

by • 7 months ago

A new task force in Maryland was created to bolster cyberdefenses of state government websites as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

National Guard chief expects expanded role in 2020 election security

by • 12 months ago

The chief of the National Guard said 27 states used uniformed cybersecurity personnel to protect election systems in 2018, and that he expects more will do so in 2020.

Ransomware now part of the regular drill for National Guard, generals say

by • 12 months ago

National Guard leaders said at a Pentagon briefing how responding to ransomware attacks against local governments is a new normal for their cyber warriors.

Indiana chosen for National Guard's latest cyber battalion

by • 12 months ago

The country's fifth cyber battalion will provide a "larger blanket of protection" against the United States' adversaries.

Ransomware threat raises National Guard's role in state cybersecurity

by • 1 year ago

The chief of the Pentagon's National Guard Bureau praised the role of military members responding to recent incidents in Texas and Louisiana.