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Everbridge Partners with JARVISS to Mitigate Impact of COVID-19 for U.S. Army; David Meredith Quoted

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Everbridge has announced that the Joint Analytic Real-Time Virtual Information Sharing System (JARVISS) has been deployed to assess and respond to the impact that the COVID-19 outbreak has on Army staff, facilities, installations, and offsite special events, Everbridge reported on Monday

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New OPM Program Addresses COVID-19 Workforce Needs; Michael Rigas Quoted

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The Office of Personnel and Management has launched an effort to address the COVID-19 disease that has caused the U.S. government to declare a national emergency. OPM said Friday its COVID-19 Surge Response Program aims to disseminate federal work opportunities in support of coronavirus response work.

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Army Piloting Authentication Tech for Remote System Access

The U.S. Army plans to deploy an authenticator app that will provide an alternative for personnel seeking to log into systems without a Common Access Card, FedScoop reported Monday. The Army is continuing a pilot program to assess the capacity of the YubiKeys app in an effort to expand system access to users without a physical card or token.

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Senate Subcommittee Includes F-35, Battleship Funds in $695B FY 2020 Defense Bill Markup

The Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee on Tuesday approved a bill through legislative markup to authorize $694.9B in defense spending for fiscal year 2020, The Hill reported. The defense policy bill includes a base budget of $622.5B, $70.7B in overseas contingency operations funds and $1.7B in emergency funds. 

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Trump to Nominate Karen Evans as DOE Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Karen Evans, national director of the U.S. Cyber Challenge, as assistant secretary for cybersecurity, energy security and emergency response at the Energy Department. She currently leads the public-private program designed to help address a skills gap in the cybersecurity field, the White House said Tuesday. Evans initially …

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Lisa Gordon-Hagerty Picked for DOE Nuclear Security Undersecretary Post

Lisa Gordon-Hagerty, president of national security consulting firms Tier Tech International and LEG Inc., will be nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as undersecretary for nuclear security at the Energy Department, the White House announced Monday. Gordon-Hagerty previously worked at DOE as director of the department’s emergency response office and …

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