Christopher Smith, a regulatory research associate at the National Defense Industrial Association’s policy division, has said the private sector should take the initiative to lead the implementation of the National Cyber Strategy.Read More »
The U.S. Army is lacking the technical sufficiency needed to modernize the service's data and communication networks, and is now seeking industry support to address this gap, the National Defense Magazine reported Tuesday. Lt. Gen. Bruce Crawford, chief information officer of the Army, announced the branch's need for sustained industry support at the Military Communications Conference.Read More »
President Trump has released a new strategy meant to protect the U.S. from evolving terrorist threats.
The White House said Thursday the National Strategy for Counterterrorism centers on identifying terrorism sources, separating terrorists from their support system, modernizing American counterterrorism tools and preventing extremist radicalization and recruitment, among other things.
Patrick Shanahan, deputy secretary of defense, said that cybersecurity will become the Defense Department's key basis in evaluating the defense industry, Fifth Domain reported Wednesday. His comments come as the Pentagon urges the industry to boost its cybersecurity focus, in support of a new cyber strategy.Read More »
President Trump has introduced a strategy that aims to help the federal government respond to biological threats and boost the U.S. biodefense enterprise.
Trump noted in his recently signed National Security Presidential Memorandum that secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services will oversee the implementation of the National Biodefense Strategy, the White House said Tuesday.
Michael Griffin, undersecretary for research and engineering at the Defense Department, has said the Digital Engineering Strategy will help federal agencies implement digital engineering practices in weapons systems development by the end of 2018.
Griffin noted that the recently released document provides an advanced way of creating defense systems, as well as focuses on rapidly delivering technologies to win future battles, DoD said Thursday.