A new U.S. Marine Corps auxiliary group is continuing efforts to implement automation to streamline the service branch’s cybersecurity operations, Fifth Domain reported Tuesday.Read More »
The U.S. Navy's Cyber Warfare Development Group has opened a new center dedicated to the development of naval cyber warfare technologies. The newly established Cyber Foundry features a physical environment, modern processes, resources and expertise in support of cyber technology development, the Navy said Tuesday.Read More »
The Department of Energy plans to award $38.5M in grants to support the development of technologies that will renovate bare steel and cast iron natural gas distribution pipes.Read More »
A multipurpose spacecraft designed by Lockheed Martin to study and monitor Mars' surface has entered a hiatus on Feb. 17 to allow engineers in performing long-distance maintenance efforts from Earth. The team is updating the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's battery parameters as well as planetary position cables within the flash memory, NASA said Tuesday.Read More »
Alexander Gates, a cybersecurity official with the National Security Agency, has been appointed to join the Department of Energy as assistant secretary for cybersecurity, energy security and emergency response or CESER, Cyberscoop reported Friday. Gates will succeed Karen Evans who has been in the role since September 2018.Read More »
The Department of the Navy plans to implement a cost assessment initiative to help save $40 billion from fiscal years 2022 through 2026, USNI News reported Tuesday. As part of the Stem-to-Stem Review program, DoN will aim to reprogram $8 billion per year to support Future Defense Program priorities including readiness improvement and ballistic missile submarine procurement.Read More »
Katherine Arrington, Wash100 Award Recipient, CISO for DoD OUSDA, to Speak During Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Forum 2020 on April 2nd
Katherine "Katie" Arrington, chief information security officer (CISO) for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition (OUSDA) of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), will serve as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Forum 2020 on Thursday, April 2nd. Click here to register for POC’s Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Forum 2020.