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Air Force Uses Enterprise Training Tool to Evolve Cyber Defense Approach; Lt. Col. Ken Malloy Quoted


The U.S. Air Force is using the Persistent Cyber Training Environment (PCTE) to further the development of a redesigned training concept that involves cyber protection teams. PCTE, which the U.S. Army manages on behalf of the U.S. Cyber Command and joint cyber force, works to test the new cyber tactics at the individual and CPT levels.

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Army Eyes Contract Awards for Virtual Training Systems Modernization Through FY 2022; MG Maria Gervais Quoted

MG Maria Gervais

The U.S. Army has continued its efforts to establish requirements and identify potential commercial sources for the service branch’s virtual training programs. The Army’s Combined Arms Center – Training (CAC-T) component is conducting a study on modernizing the service’s live training systems to inform requirements for projects slated for fiscal years 2023 through 2027, National Defense Magazine reported Tuesday.

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U.S. Cyber Command Launches Cyber-Training Platform; Col. Tanya Trout Quoted

U.S. Cyber Command

The Pentagon has successfully integrated the Persistent Cyber Training Environment (PCTE), the agency’s cyber-training platform with operational tools, to assist with mission preparedness and success. The integration pilot program launched in July 2020 with the program offices of the Unified Platform system and the Joint Cyber Command and Control system. 

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Army, USCYBERCOM Deploy Next-Gen Virtual Environments for Training Ops


The U.S. Army Cyber School and U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) are continuing training activities through online tools and virtual environments as the ongoing pandemic continues to disrupt normal operations. As part of its remote exercises, the cyber school is incorporating its Virtual Training Area (VTA). 

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OMB Unveils Cyber Detail Program for Federal Employees; Suzette Kent Quoted

The Office of Management and Budget on Wednesday announced a cyber detail program that seeks to provide federal employees who have completed cyber training an opportunity to work on cyber projects at other agencies in order to gain practical experience, Fifth Domain reported Wednesday.

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Paul Cunningham on VA’s EHR Rollout, Tech Talent Recruitment

Paul Cunningham, chief information security officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, said VA wants to learn from the Department of Defense’s experience and challenges when it comes to the deployment of electronic health records system in order to facilitate its own EHR rollout, Nextgov reported Thursday.

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