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James Mattis: DoD Should Leverage AI Tech Advancements

Defense Secretary James Mattis wants the Defense Department to further invest in artificial intelligence and harness the technology for military applications, Wired reported Friday. “It’s got to be better integrated by [DoD], because I see many of the greatest advances out here on the West Coast in private industry.” “We’ll …

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President Trump Vows Missile Defense Spending Increase

President Donald Trump has said he plans to increase spending on the country’s missile defense efforts in response to North Korea’s increasing nuclear threats, Washington Examiner reported Friday. “We’re going to be increasing the anti-missile by a substantial number of billions,” Trump told reporters Thursday. The White House’s fiscal 2018 …

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Report: OMB’s Grant Schneider to Add NSC Cyber Leadership Role

Grant Schneider, acting federal chief information security officer at the Office of Management and Budget, will serve in the additional role of senior director for cybersecurity at the White House’s National Security Council, FedScoop reported Wednesday. Fedscoop quoted an administration official as saying Schneider “will continue to lead and manage the federal CISO …

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GAO: DoD, Congress Identify Potential Measures to Address NSA-Cybercom Leadership Separation Risks

The Government Accountability Office has reported that the Defense Department and congressional panels have identified possible strategies to mitigate potential risks that may arise if DoD separates the current dual-hat leadership structure of the National Security Agency and Cyber Command. Suggested measures include formalization of NSA-Cybercom collaboration agreements and development of …

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Gen. Paul Selva Given 2nd Term as JCS Vice Chairman

The Senate has approved the reappointment of U.S. Air Force Gen. Paul Selva for another two-year term as vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Defense News reported Monday. Senators reconfirmed Selva through a voice vote held Monday, two weeks after he sailed through a nomination hearing before the Senate …

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Chris Liddell: WH Innovation Office Eyes Multiyear Projects to Transform Federal Service

Chris Liddell, director of White House strategic initiatives, has said the Office of American Innovation aims to establish infrastructure and reach out to industry as part of multiyear efforts to improve how the federal government delivers customer service, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Liddell told audience at a Partnership for Public Service-hosted event …

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