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DISA Develops, Implements Application for Automated Authorization of System Access Requests

The Defense Information Systems Agency has developed and implemented a program to automate the authorization of systems access requests. DISA’s Ecosystem Cyber Services Line of Business created the System Access Management application in aims to automate the process for the Defense Department‘s Form 2875: System Authorization Access Request, the agency said …

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DoD Seeks to Accelerate Warfighter Data Access With Cloud Tech

Defense Department officials have said they believe an enterprise-wide cloud computing platform can help U.S. warfighters receive mission-critical data faster, DoD news reported Tuesday. John Gibson II, chief management officer of the DoD, told reporters Tuesday at the Pentagon that data accessibility, timeliness and security are key to gain a competitive …

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DoD Seeks Public Comments on Guidance for Unclassified Information

The Defense Department has requested public insight on its draft procurement guidance that requires the adoption of a National Institute of Standards and Technology rule that safeguards controlled unclassified information in non-federal systems and organizations. The Defense Acquisition Regulations Systems said in a Federal Register notice posted Tuesday DoD drafted …

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Trump Issues New Conventional Arms Transfer Policy

President Donald Trump has signed a new memorandum that establishes a new policy on conventional arms transfers in support of the country’s economic and national security interests and in compliance with the Arms Export Control Act of 1976. The new conventional arms transfer policy seeks to keep the U.S. technological …

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Army, Marine Corps Plan Ground Force Modernization Efforts

U.S. Army and Marine Corps officials have said both service branches aim to prioritize modernization programs as part of efforts to help ground forces engage in complex security environments, DoD News reported Thursday. Gen. John Murray, the Army’s deputy chief of staff for programs, told members of the House House Armed …

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Navy to Activate USS Portland Amphibious Transport Dock

The U.S. Navy has announced it will commission the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock to be named USS Portland at the Port of Portland in Oregon during a ceremony to occur on Saturday. The Defense Department said Thursday Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan will provide the commisionning’s principal address. Bonny Amos, wife of the U.S. Marine …

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