Tag Archives: Defense Department

GSA Tweaks FedRAMP Ahead of June Deadline; Maria Roat Comments

The General Services Administration plans to release an updated list of governmentwide cybersecurity requirements under its Federal Risk Authorization and Management Program, Federal News Radio reported Feb. 28. Jason Miller writes the revision to the baseline security standards comes ahead of a June deadline for agencies to use only FedRAMP …

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John Kirby: U.S.-Russia Joint Military Activities Suspended

The Defense Department has suspended military-to-military activities with Russia following recent events in Ukraine, as the Pentagon works with the State Department, other federal agencies and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on monitoring the situation. Bilateral meetings, port visits, joint exercises and other activities have been put on hold, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby, the …

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Frank Kendall: Pentagon Seeks Metal, Alloy Innovation Through Manufacturing Partnerships

The Defense Department will head two new manufacturing innovation partnerships with businesses and universities under close to $460 million in federal and private-sector funding, according to a Tuesday White House announcement. One Detroit-based institute will concentrate on lightweight and modern metals manufacturinga, while another Chicago-based institute will focus on digital …

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Chuck Hagel: Pentagon Seeks to Increase FY15 Cyber Funding

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Tuesday the Pentagon’s fiscal year 2015 budget request will provide a funding increase for cyber intelligence, reconnaissance and security programs, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Jordain Carney writes Hagel will offer a preview of the department’s 2015 budget request on Monday. “We are adjusting our asset base …

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