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Terry Halvorsen: Silicon Valley Could Help Address Joint Security Stacks Software Issue

Terry Halvorsen
Terry Halvorsen

Terry Halvorsen, Defense Department chief information officer, has expressed concerns he has over software components of the military’s Joint Regional Security Stacks, FCW reported Tuesday.

Halvorsen told an AFCEA conference that Silicon Valley companies have security tools that could help address his concerns over JRSS software DoD wants to help users view and monitor cyber threats, Sean Lyngaas reports.CIO 200x200

Halvorsen told the conference that the cybersecurity technologies demonstrated by Silicon Valley vendors “could make us rethink a little bit what we think we can deliver in the first phases of the JRSS software,” FCW reports.

He called on the Pentagon to open its cyber range to assess software fixes in order to accelerate the deployment process, the report says.

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