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Robert Work: DoD Seeks Updated Cyber Posture Through Microsoft Windows 10 Adoption

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work has issued a memorandum that directs all components of the Defense Department to update their information systems and devices to the Microsoft-built Windows 10 Secure Host Baseline operating system, DoD News reported Tuesday. The decision to deploy the Microsoft Windows 10 SHB “is based on the need to strengthen our cybersecurity …

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Robert Work: Joint Interagency Combined Space Ops Center to Support 3rd Offset Strategy

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work believes that the Joint Interagency Combined Space Operations Center will play a key role to identify needed capabilities that will drive the Pentagon’s Third Offset Strategy, Breaking Defense reported Tuesday. “The JICSPOC in our view is the first operational and organizational construct of the Third Offset Strategy,” …

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Robert Work, Paul Selva: Wargaming to Help DoD Meet Future Security Needs

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work has reiterated that a revitalization of the Defense Department‘s wargaming program will facilitate new ideas and technologies that address the changing security environment, DoD News reported Friday. Cheryl Pellerin writes Work and Gen. Paul Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, have indicated in a War …

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Robert Work: DoD Eyes Combat Teaming, Human-Machine Collaboration for 3rd Offset Strategy

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work has said the Defense Department has started to invest in combat teaming and human-machine collaboration as part of the third offset strategy, DoD News reported Sunday. Work told the Reagan National Defense Forum in Simi Valley, California that the strategy seeks to combat national security threats through conventional deterrence, Cheryl …

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Robert Work: Cyber Deterrence a DoD Priority Under New Cyber Strategy

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work has indicated that the Defense Department considers deterrence among its priority cybersecurity capabilities as cyber attacks become more prominent in the U.S.’ national security agenda, DoD News reported Tuesday. Cheryl Pellerin writes that Work told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the cyber strategy released earlier this year enables U.S. Cyber …

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Report: Robert Work Memo Cautions of Gov’t Shutdown

Defense Deputy Secretary Bob Work has cautioned the ongoing budget crisis in Congress could result in a government-wide shutdown this week, Military Times reported Friday. Andrew Tilghman writes Work informed soldiers and Defense Department civilians in a memo what happens in a shutdown if lawmakers failed to agree on a budget proposal before the Oct. 1 …

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