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Teri Takai: Women Should be Open to Public Service

Teri Takai, former chief information officer of the Defense Department and adviser to the information technology secretary, encourages women to take a career in public service, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Takai told the station that women should consider working in government for a certain period in their life. “I …

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Report: Pentagon CIO Teri Takai to Leave Gov’t

According to a report by Federal News Radio, Defense Department Chief Information Officer Teri Takai will leave the Pentagon on Friday after three-and-a-half years as CIO. Jared Serbu reports that Takai told the Chief Information Officers’ Council of her plans Monday. Takai worked as the military’s lead information technology official as …

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Teri Takai: DoD a Potential IT Career Stop for Students

Teri Takai, Defense Department chief information officer, encouraged students to seek jobs at the Pentagon during an information technology event held there Thursday, American Forces Press Service reports. Jim Garamone writes nearly 40 students from the Edison Academy, Chantilly High School and Robert E. Lee High School attended the 2014 …

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Teri Takai Speaks on DoD’s Wireless Spectrum Dependence

Teri Takai, Defense Department chief information officer, said Tuesday the department’s dependence on wireless spectrum touches all aspects of its operations, the American Forces Press Service reported Tuesday. Claudette Roulo writes that Takai told a Washington Post forum that military platforms have moved beyond wireless voice and data transmission and into …

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Teri Takai, Keith Alexander Highlight Defense Cyber Initiatives

Teri Takai, Defense Department chief information officer, and Army Gen. Keith Alexander, commander of U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency, both testified before lawmakers Wednesday on new approaches to information technology and cybersecurity. American Forces Press Service reports the House Armed Services subcommittee on intelligence, emerging …

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Pentagon Unveils Commercial Mobile Device Plan; Teri Takai Comments

The Defense Department has developed a plan aimed at providing the department’s nearly 600,000 mobile-device users secure classified and protected unclassified mobile platforms. Implementation of the plan will focus on devices, wireless infrastructure and applications that use commercial-off-the-shelf technology, the department said Tuesday. “This is not simply about embracing the …

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