Cybersecurity

Aaron Weis Offers Update on Navy’s Cybersecurity, IT Modernization Effort

Aaron Weis

Aaron Weis, chief information officer of the U.S. Navy and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, told C4ISRNET in an interview published Monday that the service has made progress in two areas when it comes to strengthening its cybersecurity posture and one of those is from a “defend” perspective.

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NSA Warns of Cyber Vulnerability in Email Transfer Software

NSA

The National Security Agency has identified a vulnerability that Russian cyber actors take advantage of to attack mail transfer networks. Sandworm Team, a Russian military group, has exploited the CVE-2019-10149 vulnerability found in the Exim software that Linux and Unix systems use as a mail transfer agent, NSA said Thursday.

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Sen. Ron Johnson Eyes Inclusion of National Cyber Director in NDAA

Ron Johnson

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, said he plans to require the creation of a Senate-confirmed director role for national cybersecurity and wants the proposal to be included in the National Defense Authorization Act, Nextgov reported Wednesday.

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Mark Berman on CMMC Accreditation Body’s Role in Supply Chain Cyber Posture Maintenance

Mark Berman

The accreditation body for the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program is authorized to offer cybersecurity services and Mark Berman, chairman of the communications committee within the body’s board of directors, said the AB is also tasked with helping certified vendors in the defense supply chain improve their cybersecurity posture, Nextgov reported Monday.

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Sabre Systems Secures $77.7M IDIQ Contract from NAVIAR to Accelerate Technologies, Cyber Support Management; Glen Ives Quoted

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Sabre Systems has been awarded a five-year, $77.7 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract by the NAVAIR Digital Department to provide technology acceleration and integration, information technology, information management and cyber security support services, the company announced on Thursday. 

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