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Brett Goldstein: Defense Digital Service Seeks Cyber Talent at DEF CON’s Aviation ‘Village’

The Defense Digital Service sees the aviation “village” at the DEF CON security conference in Las Vegas as an opportunity to recruit and hire cybersecurity professionals, Fedscoop reported Friday. “In this room and throughout the convention is some of the best security talent in the world,” said Brett Goldstein, head of DDS.

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Brett Goldstein Named Defense Digital Service Director

Brett Goldstein, formerly a special adviser to the Navy, has been named director of the Department of Defense’s digital service team. Goldstein will succeed founding director Chris Lynch and directly report to Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan as he oversees technology programs and talent recruitment efforts as head of the Defense Digital Service, DDS said Tuesday.

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USAF Launches Third Military Bug Bounty Program

The U.S. Air Force has announced the third iteration of a program aiming to identify vulnerabilities within the military's cyber space. The Hack the Air Force 3.0 bug bounty program invites computer experts from 191 countries to examine USAF websites for weaknesses through Nov. 22, the branch said Monday.

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Defense Digital Service Aims to Facilitate Cyber Tech Development via New Workspace in Georgia

The Defense Department’s digital service team has unveiled a new workspace in Augusta, Ga., to allow service personnel and civilians to work together on cyber capabilities. DoD said Thursday the Tatooine workspace marks the expansion of the Defense Digital Service’s partnership with Army Cyber Command on a pilot program that seeks to support and cultivate technical talent within ARCYBER through collaboration with DDS’ tech professionals with industry experience.

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Jay Gibson to Chair DoD Cloud Adoption Steering Panel

The Defense Department has restructured a new steering group that will work to accelerate the adoption of cloud platforms and services within DoD, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan wrote in a Thursday memo that Jay Gibson, deputy chief management officer, will chair the cloud executive …

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DoD Seeks to Speed Up Software Devt Via Open Source Initiative

The Defense Department has introduced an open source program in a move to facilitate collaboration on unclassified code among software developers in the federal government and private sector. The Code.mil initiative is designed to allow software developers to review, exchange data and recommend changes to software code stored in an …

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