Trump signed the ‘Forever GI Bill.’ Here are 11 things you should know.

President Trump has just put his signature on a new law that will bring significant changes to education benefits for service members, veterans and their families.  The legislation known as the “Forever GI Bill” garnered strong bipartisan support in Congress, passing unanimously in both the House and Senate.  “Today our commitment to support and care for the men and women who have served our great nation has been reinforced with the signing of the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational [...]

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Needing troops, Army offers up to $90,000 bonuses to re-enlist

Struggling to expand its ranks, the Army will triple the amount of bonuses it’s paying this year to more than $380 million, including new incentives to woo reluctant soldiers to re-enlist, officials told The Associated Press.  (CyberSecurity Certifications and training are available at www.cedsolutions.com) Some soldiers could get $90,000 up front by committing to another four or more years, as the Army seeks to reverse some of the downsizing that occurred under the Obama administration after years of growth spurred [...]

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The Sorry State Of Cybersecurity Awareness Training

Rules aren’t really rules if breaking them has no consequences.  In today’s dangerous cyberworld, corporations often say that cybersecurity is now a top priority for them, especially after all the massive data breaches we’ve been hearing about on a day-to-day basis. But one has to wonder, if that’s case, why are so few companies doing cybersecurity training properly? Sadly, the most common and detrimental thing that many companies are doing wrong when it comes to training employees on cybersecurity is a [...]

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Military set for cyberwar on ISIS

GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. Military chiefs are prepared to give President-elect Donald Trump the options he wants to intensify the fight against the Islamic State, including the possibility of granting commanders greater leeway to use secret cyberwarfare and space weapons, the top Air Force leader said. (Getty image) “We’ve heard him loud and clear that he’s going to be looking for options,” Gen. David Goldfein, the Air Force chief of staff, told USA TODAY. Goldfein said the recommendations may [...]

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Global cybercrime costs will exceed $6T annually by 2021

A recent Cybersecurity Ventures report, sponsored by security firm Herjavec Group, also found global cybersecurity defense costs will exceed $1 trillion over the next five years. The cost of cybercrime around the globe will exceed $6 trillion annually by 2021 – more than double the annual cybercrime costs of 2015, according to a recent Cybersecurity Ventures report, sponsored by security firm Herjavec Group. These costs include data damage and destruction, stolen money, loss of productivity, intellectual property theft, personal or financial [...]

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