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Preliminary Analysis Shows Castor Seeds, Not Ricin, on Pentagon-Bound Envelopes

A preliminary investigation has shown that the mysterious substance found on envelopes addressed to Defense Secretary James Mattis and Chief of Naval Operations John Richardson is castor seeds, The Hill reported WednesdayDefense Department spokesperson Dana White revealed the results of the initial analysis to The Hill via a statement, noting, however, that the FBI is still conducting further tests.

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DoD to Consider Interoperability, Cost, Security in Cloud IT Procurement

The Defense Department is considering security, cost, interoperability and user friendliness as key factors in the procurement of a cloud-based information technology platform, DoD News reported Thursday. Dana White, Pentagon’s chief spokesperson, told reporters Thursday the department will conduct a full and open competition for its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure acquisition …

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Report: DoD Establishes Border Security Support Cell

Dana White, chief Defense Department spokesperson, told reporters at a Pentagon news briefing that the department has formed a border security support cell effective immediately, DoD News reported Thursday. Kenneth Rapuano, assistant secretary for homeland defense and global security at DoD, will head the support cell that will serve as …

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Report: Former JPMorgan Exec Dana Deasy Named DoD CIO

Dana Deasy, formerly chief information officer at JPMorgan Chase, will serve as the Defense Department’s new CIO starting early May, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Deasy will oversee cybersecurity, data use and communication efforts as DoD begins to adopt cloud platforms to help accelerate the decision-making process on the battlefield, …

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DoD Starts to Assess U.S. Ballistic Missile Defense Strategy

The Defense Department has kicked off a ballistic missile defense review to comply with an executive order by President Donald Trump. DoD said Friday the review is part of the department’s efforts to establish a policy and strategy framework for U.S. missile defense systems as well as rebalance homeland and theater defense priorities …

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