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NSA, Industry Partners Introduce New Supply Chain Security Assessment Process

The National Security Agency is working with an industry consortium to standardize a process that would guide risk management in supply chain activities. The agency said Wednesday it partnered with the Trusted Computing Group and Intel to launch software, standards and corresponding certification for a supply chain validation process.

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Report: Maj. Gen. Bradford Shwedo to Become Air Force CIO

Maj. Gen. Bradford Shwedo will serve as chief information officer of the U.S. Air Force beginning on June 9, C4ISRNET reported Wednesday. Shwedo, who is also scheduled for a promotion to the rank of Lt. Gen., will succeed retired Lt. Gen. William Bender who served as the service branch’s CIO since September 2014. …

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Adm. Michael Rogers: Cyber Talent Remains Key Challenge to DoD

U.S. Navy Adm. Michael Rogers has identified talent and motivation as two key elements in the Defense Department’s effort to bolster the nation’s cyber infrastructure, DoD News reported Tuesday. Rogers told a CyberMaryland 2016 session that human-related factors continues to challenge DoD’s cyber defense initiatives and attracting what he described as “a motivated …

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Jan Tighe Nominated for Navy Intell Director Post

Vice Adm. Jan Tighe, commander of the Fleet Cyber Command and 10th fleet at the U.S. Navy, has been nominated to serve as deputy chief of naval operations for information warfare under the office of the chief of naval operations. President Barack Obama also nominated Tighe as director of naval intelligence at …

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Maj. Gen. Mark Westergren Assigned Deputy Chief of NSA Cryptology Org

Maj. Gen. Mark Westergren — former deputy commander of U.S. Strategic Command‘s Joint Functional Component Command for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance — has been appointed deputy chief of the National Security Agency‘s Central Security Service organization. The Defense Department said Tuesday U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh assigned Westergren to his new role at …

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