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DoD OIG Evaluates Pentagon Components’ Cyber Vulnerability Mitigation Measures in Follow-up Audit

The Department of Defense's office of the inspector general has found in its follow-up audit that DoD components failed to mitigate cyber vulnerabilities in a consistent manner because they were not able to evaluate the impact of such vulnerabilities on their mission.

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How COVID-19 Outbreak Affects DoD CMMC Implementation; Katie Arrington Quoted

Katie Arrington, 2020 Wash100 Award recipient and the chief information security officer for the Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition, stated that training of third party assessors for the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program was slated to start in mid-April, but the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak may affect the projected implementation. 

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Michael Griffin: DoD Seeks $484M Budget for 5G

The Department of Defense (DoD) is requesting a budget of $484 million for 5G technology efforts in fiscal year 2021, DoD News reported Thursday. Michael Griffin, undersecretary of defense for research and engineering and two-time Wash100 Award winner, revealed this information at this year's McAleese Defense Programs Conference that took place in Washington, D.C.

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GSA Centers of Excellence, JAIC Leverage Data to Accelerate DoD AI Adoption; Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan, Anil Cheriyan, Bob De Luca Quoted

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) have announced new innovations to leverage data as a strategic asset and advance AI across the DoD, through the Centers of Excellence (CoE) collaboration, the administration announced on Thursday.

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DoD Announces New CMMC Program to Launch in Spring 2020; Ellen Lord Quoted

The Pentagon will hold a public hearing in late April or early May for its new cybersecurity contracting standards, Ellen Lord, under secretary of defense for Acquisition and Sustainment with Department of Defense, announced. The department will prepare to select third party auditors and implement the requirements in 10 pilot programs in spring 2020.

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