Brenda Marie Rivers

Jason Rossi Talks USAF Efforts to Continue Nuclear Triad Operations Amid Coronavirus Concerns


Lt. Col. Jason Rossi, commander of the U.S. Air Force’s 595th Strategic Communications Squadron, has said that the unit was “swift in providing direction and guidance” to ensure continued nuclear command-and-control operations amid a pandemic.

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DoD Eyes Commercial, Nat’l Security Transition for Space Tech Under ‘Hallmark’ Program


The Department of Defense (DoD) is coordinating with national security organizations and commercial entities as the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency prepares to conclude its research and development program for space situational awareness technologies this year.

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GAO: DoD Must Improve Monitoring, Sustainment of Nuclear Programs


The Government Accountability Office has found that while the Department of Defense made progress in implementing recommendations for improving its nuclear program reviews, the department is yet to deploy key tracking tools to ensure transparency.

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DoD Formalizes Nonprofit Board’s Authority to Certify Third-Party Cybersecurity Assessors


Ty Schieber, chairman of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification accreditation board, said the Department of Defense has granted the nonprofit group formal authority to select third-party assessment organizations that will audit companies' CMMC compliance, FedScoop reported Thursday.

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PSC’s Alan Chvotkin: Increased Micropurchase Threshold Streamlines Telework, Contracting Operations


Alan Chvotkin, executive vice president and counsel of the Professional Services Council and GovCon Expert, has said that the Trump administration’s decision to increase the micropurchase threshold is streamlining contracting procedures amid the coronavirus pandemic, FCW reported Wednesday.

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