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USA/Defense – Audit: Some Navy sub cybersecurity inspections were neglected in recent years

Geoff Ziezulewicz

As hacks, intrusions and attacks against civilian and military networks have increased in recent years, the Navy and other services have placed a premium on cybersecurity and ensuring their systems are as fortified as possible against bad actors. But according to an internal Navy audit obtained by Navy Times, the submarines of Naval Submarine Force Pacific and their tenders did not receive the required internal and external cybersecurity inspections in recent years, raising the specter of cyber vulnerability among some of the sea service’s most potent platforms.

Audit: Some Navy sub cybersecurity inspections were neglected in recent years (navytimes.com)