Department of Defense Network

Department of Defense Network

(networking)
(DDN) A military subset of the Internet, which includes ARPAnet.
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The revelation comes following US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter's Thursday claims that Russian hackers were responsible for a cyberattack on an unclassified US Department of Defense network.
Jonathan James, the hacker imprisoned at age 16 for breaking into a Department of Defense network, said in an interview, "I was just looking around, playing around.
The Department of Defense Network, the official news source of the defense ministry, said that "Chinese law forbids hacker attacks undermining Internet security; the Chinese government has always resolutely combated related criminal activities and has never supported any hacker activity."
This helps users identify who is in their Department of Defense network.
It is the only Department of Defense network to have completely implemented and enforced the DoD cryptographic logon (CLO) mandate.
In addition to meeting stringent standards for security, availability and quality, the solution is Joint Interoperability and Test Command Certified, so troops and military leaders can connect quickly across any Department of Defense network. Also, because Acrobat Connect Pro simply requires that users have Adobe Flash Player, which is already installed on DoD computers and 98 percent of Internet-enabled desktops, it can be deployed in the field for reliable collaboration in extremely low-bandwidth environments and intermittent connectivity.
Hackers attempt to break into a Department of Defense network and are blocked.
These networks include BITNET (the national academic network), ARPANET (the Department of Defense network shared by many academic and research institutions) and NSFnet (the National Science Foundation network).
The tool is currently undergoing accreditation to be hosted on the Department of Defense network. While EPIC will remain free to users after information certification, in the future EPIC users will need to have either an Army Knowledge Online account or a common access card (CAC) authentication to gain access.
The DREN is an official Department of Defense network specifically designed for computational research, engineering and testing, and is used to transfer leading network and security technologies and capabilities across the DoD and other federal agencies.
Combining advanced adaptive analytics and 24x7x365 analysis conducted by battle-proven US Military cyber veterans, EdgeWave EPIC Security Assurance Service provides a level of defense against data breaches proven effective on the US Department of Defense networks.
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