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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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Ashton Carter, Israel’s Defense Minister Discuss Mideast Security Issues, F-35 Program

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Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has met with Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman to discuss security matters in the Middle East and other areas of defense cooperation, DoD Buzz reported Monday. Richard Sisk writes Carter and Lieberman held a closed-door meeting at the Pentagon prior to the latter’s visit to a Lockheed Martin facility in Fort …

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Reports: DoD Lifts Recruitment Freeze on Civilian Jobs at ‘4th Estate’ Agencies

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The Defense Department has ended a hiring freeze on vacant civilian jobs at “fourth state” agencies after such agencies listed in a database system the positions they plan to eliminate in compliance with a “delayering” program, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Jared Serbu writes Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work announced the delayering initiative …

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