Center for Strategic and International Studies, a think tank in Washington, D.C., said U.S. adversaries have been developing technologies designed to attack satellites, National Defense Magazine reported Monday. The think thank recently published a report that tackles the four different aspects threatening U.S. space assets: kinetic physical, non-kinetic physical, cyber and electronic.Read More »
The Department of Defense’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program is scheduled to take effect later this year and Morgan Dwyer, a fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ International Security Program, said DoD should launch a pilot program focused on a small set of highest-priority vendors, Signal Magazine reported Sunday. The Potomac Officers Club will host the CMMC Forum 2020 on April 2. Click here to register for the event.Read More »
Glenn Gerstell, general counsel at the National Security Agency, has announced he is stepping down from his role to transition a nonprofit think tank, CyberScoop reported Friday. He gave legal advise to both Gen. Paul Nakasone and Adm. Michael Rogers over a five-year tenure as NSA's general counsel.Read More »
Acting Defense Secretary and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient Patrick Shanahan said the Department of Defense’s objective is to accelerate the “margin of dominance” in space to protect the country’s $19 trillion economy and military systems, the DoD website reported Wednesday. Shanahan said Wednesday at the Center for Strategic and International Studies that DoD’s reorganization efforts to recognize space as a warfighting domain supports the goal and involves the creation of a new Space Force within the Department of the Air Force, development of a new Space Command and formation of a new Space Development Agency.
Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents David Berteau, President and CEO of PSC, His Second Wash100 Award
Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented David Berteau, CEO of the Professional Services Council, with his second Wash100 award on Wednesday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Berteau for leading efforts to improve the U.S. government’s procurement and funding issues. We are honored to present the most coveted award in government contracting to David Berteau and PSC.Read More »
Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley Jr. said during a recent discussion at the Center for Strategic and International Studies that China and the United States becoming enemies is “not a foregone conclusion,” even though the two countries are currently competitors. Ashley also noted that although China has been busy building up its military capabilities, the Asian country’s long-term goal — whether it be global hegemony or simply the protection of national interests — remains unclear, DoD News reported Tuesday.Read More »
The Defense Department’s strategic capabilities office plans to test-fire its hypervelocity projectile in less than a year, Breaking Defense reported Friday. HVP costs approximately $86,000 per round and works to travel up to 5,600 miles per hour to target incoming threats. “That projectile is being designed to engage multiple threats,” …Read More »