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Gen. Mark Milley: Collaborative Commitment Key for NATO Allies to Maintain Regional Peace

U.S. Army Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a 2019 Wash100 Award winner, has said NATO member countries should remain committed to collaboration and avoid complacency to help preserve regional peace and stability, DoD News reported Tuesday.

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Reports: UVA Official Ty Schieber Named Board Chairman for New DoD Cybersecurity Certification

Ty Schieber, senior director of executive education at the University of Virginia Darden School Foundation, has been appointed to lead an independent body that will be responsible for the governance of the Department of Defense cybersecurity maturity model certification, Inside Defense reported Thursday.

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GAO: Pentagon’s Fraud Risk Mgmt Program Should Include Contractor Ownership Assessments

The Government Accountability Office has urged the Department of Defense to assess potential risks from a contractor's opaque ownership structure and use data to inform other fraud risk assessments. GAO said Monday that contracting firms that conceal information about other entities or individuals who own, manage or earn financial benefits from the company pose national security and fraud risks to the Pentagon.

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Suzette Kent: Federal Data Strategy to Cover Geospatial, Financial Mgmt, AI R&D Initiatives

Federal Chief Information Officer Suzette Kent has said the White House wants agencies to leverage data sets that can support artificial intelligence research and development, financial management and geospatial initiatives, Federal News Network reported Friday.

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DoD Acquisition Office Issues Cybersecurity Accreditation Body RFI

The Pentagon's Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment is seeking input on how to establish an accreditation body to verify the cybersecurity of controlled unclassified information stored in defense contractor-run networks.

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