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New Policy Addresses Mobile Device Use in Secure DoD Spaces

The Committee on National Security Systems has implemented a new policy that authorizes officials in charge of secure Defense Department areas to regulate the use of mobile devices in such spaces, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. The policy released Nov. 20 requires employees, contractors, agents and visitors of facilities that …

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DoD, National Security Technology Accelerator Unveil Military Training & Readiness Partnership

The Defense Department and National Security Technology Accelerator have introduced a new public-private partnership program for military training and readiness during the Interservice, Industry Training, Simulations and Education Conference that took place in Florida, United Press International reported Friday. The Training and Readiness Accelerator program, a collaboration between the Army Contracting …

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Navy Receives DoD CIO Award for Sailors’ Integrated Web Portal

The U.S. Navy‘s Sea Warrior Program Office has accepted a Defense Department award for its work to consolidate online human resource, education and training portals designed for sailors into a single website. The department honored the PMW 240 team with the DoD CIO award for the My Navy Portal during a ceremony held Thursday …

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USO’s Jack Dyer Crouch Named Defense Policy Board Chair

Jack Dyer Crouch, president and CEO of the United Services Organization, has been appointed as chairman of the Defense Policy Board. Defense Secretary James Mattis also announced the addition of five new members to the board, the Defense Department said Thursday. Crouch previously held roles of increasing responsibility at QinetiQ North America such as …

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Navy Rear Adm. Nancy Norton Nominated to Lead DISA

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Nancy Norton, vice director of the Defense Information Systems Agency, has been nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as director of DISA director and commander of Joint Forces Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Network commander. President Trump also endorsed the 30-year Navy veteran for promotion to …

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Report: DoD Considers Additional Security Requirements for Worldwide Base Infrastructure Contracts

The Defense Department looks to establish new requirements for infrastructure contracts issued around the world in a push to mitigate vulnerability issues related to energy grid systems at military installations, Defense News reported Wednesday. The report noted that challenges related to the grid infrastructure include external factors that impact the …

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