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John Zangardi: Workforce, Industry Collaboration Key to Cyber Resiliency

John Zangardi, acting chief information officer of the Defense Department, has said DoD needs to hire “exceptional” talent, maintain good cyber hygiene and collaborate with industry to stay ahead of security threats, DoD News reported Thursday. He told audience at the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s Defense Cyber Operations Symposium that DoD aims to …

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Steven Walker Outlines DARPA’s Cybersecurity Research Goals

Steven Walker, acting director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has outlined DARPA’s plans to protect U.S. networks against cyber attacks at the 2017 Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium hosted by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, DoD News reported Wednesday. Walker said DARPA’s security research goals are focused on efforts …

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DOJ, DHS Seek to Provide User-Friendly Tech for Employees

The Departments of Justice and Homeland Security aim to provide “user-friendly” technologies for employees in an effort to mitigate threats and address mission needs, MeriTalk reported Wednesday. William Snelson, associate director of operations at DOJ’s U.S. Marshals Service, told MeriTalk that federal employees must match the technological skills of adversaries to stay ahead of …

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Vice Adm. Raquel Bono: New MHS EHR System Key to Interoperability Between Soldiers, Health Providers

Navy Vice Adm. Raquel Bono, director of the Defense Health Agency, has said the implementation of a new electronic health records system could help facilitate interoperability between mobile service personnel and healthcare providers. DHA said Friday Bono said during her keynote speech at an Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association event …

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Federal Times: DHS to Take Video Proposal Submissions from Contractors

The Department of Homeland Security will start to accept video proposal submissions from contractors that want to show a visual aid with additional details as an alternative to traditional methods, Federal Times reported Tuesday. Kathleen Murphy writes the move supports the agency’s procurement innovation initiative and an overall DHS plan that looks to boost …

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Terry Halvorsen: Government-Industry Partnerships Could Help Address Cyber Challenges

Terry Halvorsen, chief information officer at the Defense Department, has said the government should forge partnerships with industry in order to address cybersecurity challenges, Signal magazine reported Wednesday. Sandra Jontz writes Halvorsen gave the remarks Wednesday during his keynote speech at the NITEC 2016 conference hosted by the Armed Forces Communications and …

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John Hale: Commercial Providers Will Operate DISA’s Next milCloud Iteration on DoD Property

John Hale, chief of the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s cloud portfolio, has said commercial providers will maintain and operate DISA’s future milCloud 2.0 private cloud platform on Defense Department property with access only available to DoD data and users. Hale told an Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association symposium audience that DISA plans to …

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AF Col. Scott Jackson Addressed JRSS Common Misperceptions at Armed Forces Symposium

U.S. Air Force Col. Scott Jackson, chief of the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s Joint Information Environment Solutions Division, addressed common misperceptions regarding DISA’s Joint Regional Security Stacks program. Jackson spoke at the 2016 Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s Defensive Cyber Operation symposium in an effort to address questions about the power of the …

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Booz Allen’s Susan Lawrence: Acquisition Lessons From Industry Can Apply to Government

Industry, military and government leaders at the Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium 2016 have said technological and cultural differences need to be addressed to form better acquisition systems, Signal magazine reported Thursday. Robert Ackerman writes the event hosted by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association from April 20 to 22 brought together speakers who …

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