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Government Business Council: US Military Could Bolster Readiness with Increased Virtual Training

Government Business Council conducted research that indicates the U.S. military could boost its readiness and reduce costs by more than $1.7 billion over five years with virtual training. The ...
mobile device management

TJ Kennedy: FirstNet Concept to Key on Data, Mobile Tools for First Responders

The First Responder Network Authority will work to use smart mobile technology to help law enforcement communicate or send information through the future wireless public safety network ...
Gen. Joseph Votel

Gen. Joseph Votel: Special Ops’ TALOS Suit Moves Toward 2018 Launch

Gen. Joseph Votel U.S. Army Gen. Joseph Votel has said a prototype of an assault suit designed to protect special operations troops is on track for launch in 2018, DoD News reported ...
military in training

Panel Puts Forth Military Retirement Reform Proposals

A panel tasked to examine the military’s retirement benefits system has sent a proposal to Capitol Hill that would put troops placed at boot camp in the Thrift Savings Plan, ...
Roberta Stempfley

Report: Bobbie Stempfley to Leave DHS in February, Join Mitre

Roberta Stempfley Bobbie Stempfley, deputy assistant secretary for cybersecurity strategy and emergency communications at the Department of Homeland Security, is set to depart her ...
cybersecurity

Survey: ‘Careless’ Insiders Are Top Cybersecurity Threat to DoD

A survey conducted by SolarWinds and Market Connections found that IT security professionals at the Defense Department consider careless insiders as the top potential threat to DoD ...
Congress

Senate Homeland Security Panel Consults With Experts on Future Cyber Info-Sharing Bill

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee is working with representatives from industry and civil liberties groups to develop potential legislation on cyber ...
Bob Work

Robert Work: DoD’s Budget Plan Aims to Reverse ‘Under-Investment’ in Military Tech

Bob Work Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work has said the Pentagon will release a future years defense program plan that aims to prioritize funding for weapon programs, Defense News ...
Frank Kendall

DoD Sends Legislative Acquisition Proposals to Congress; Frank Kendall Comments

Frank Kendall The U.S. Defense Department has proposed seven legislative initiatives that seek to simplify rules governing military acquisition and program management, Federal News ...
Matthew Goodrich

FedRAMP Unveils Draft of High-Impact Cloud Security Standards; Matt Goodrich Comments

Matthew Goodrich The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program office seeks public feedback on a draft baseline for hosting and securing high-impact federal information systems ...