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Jack Wilmer: DISA Needs Security Tools to Defend DoD Apps in Commercial Cloud

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Jack Wilmer, a Defense Information Systems Agency official, has said DISA needs to field tools designed to defend Defense Department applications from potential security vulnerabilities in commercial cloud environments. Wilmer, vice director of the development and business center at DISA, told attendees of the MeriTalk Cloud Computing Brainstorm event that the need …

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US Forces Japan Commander John Dolan Nominated as Joint Staff Operations Director

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President Barack Obama has nominated U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. John Dolan, commander of U.S. Forces Japan and Pacific Air Forces’ Fifth Air Force, as operations director (J-3) for the Joint Staff. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced his nomination in a DoD notice posted Friday. Dolan will support the Joint Staff chairman, provide advice …

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Army Updates Rule to Facilitate Sustainment of Software-Based Tools for Cyber Electromagnetic Operations

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The U.S. Army has released a revised regulation that seeks to facilitate the reprogramming of software-based systems designed for use in cyber electromagnetic activities, the Army reported Wednesday. Bruce Woodmansee writes the “AR 525-15” would expand the software reprogramming responsibilities of the Army reprogramming analysis team program office. ARAT-PO is …

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Brig. Gen. Charles Moore: Cyber Mission Force to Challenge Adversaries’ Operations

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Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles Moore Jr. — Joint Staff deputy director of global operations — has said the Defense Department built its Cyber Mission Force to challenge adversaries’ cyberspace freedom and defend military information networks against threats, DoD News reported Wednesday. Jim Garamone writes Moore told the House Armed Services Committee that efforts to develop the …

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Thomas Atkin: DoD Cooperates with Federal, Industry Partners to Secure Cyberspace

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Thomas Atkin, acting assistant secretary for homeland defense and global security at the Defense Department, has said DOD collaborates with federal agencies, companies and foreign allies to increase security against cyber risks, DoD News reported Wednesday. Jim Garamone writes Atkin told House Armed Services Committee members Wednesday he believes the department must establish a culture of …

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