Beth McCormick

DTSA’s Beth McCormick: Defense Department Urges Asian Allies to Protect US Tech Intellectual Property

Beth McCormick Beth McCormick, Defense Technology Security Administration director, said the United States counts on its Asian allies to protect the intellectual property of U.S. ...
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CBO Report Urges US Navy to Relook 2015 Shipbuilding Plan

The Congressional Budget Office said the U.S. Navy may need to scale down the inventory requirements under its fiscal year 2015 shipbuilding plan in light of recent budget cuts at the ...
Pentagon

Report: Lawmakers Adjusted Defense Appropriations Before Omnibus Bill Vote

House and Senate committees reworked the defense appropriations portion of the $1.1 trillion government spending package before the bill advanced to the House floor on Thursday, Defense ...
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Report: 2015 Omnibus Bill Takes on DoD Civilian, Acquisition Staff Hiring

House members are scheduled Thursday to vote on a $1.014 trillion omnibus spending bill that includes a provision to limit the growth of the Defense Department‘s civilian workforce, ...
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DoD’s Richard Hale: Cloud, IoT, Computer Settings on Cyber ‘Wish List’

Richard Hale, chief information security officer at the Defense Department, has said security tools for embedded computing in the Internet of Things, cloud and computer settings are ...
Terry Halvorsen

Terry Halvorsen: DoD’s JIE Security Stacks Set for January Rollout

Terry Halvorsen The Defense Department is set to roll out a set of joint regional security stacks in January as it pushes the Joint Information Environment concept, the DoD said ...
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DoD Undersecretary for Personnel & Readiness Jessica Wright Resigns

Jessica Wright has resigned from her post as undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness effective March 31, 2015, to pursue retirement after 40 years of public service. The ...
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Report: House Approves $577B Defense Budget for Fiscal 2015

House members voted 300-119 Thursday to pass a $577.1 billion spending bill to fund U.S. defense programs in fiscal year 2015, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Roxana Tiron writes the bill ...
Pentagon

DoD RFI Asks for Tech-Enabled Concepts to Keep Military Advantage

The Defense Department has asked for information on existing and future technologies that could help the U.S. military build an advantage in combat under the Long-Range Research ...
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DoD, Council of Governors Discuss Sequestration, Fiscal Initiatives, Apache Plans

The Defense Department and the Council of Governors discussed sequestration, fiscal initiatives and military consolidation plans at a conference call of representatives this week. Pentagon ...