Tag Archives: Department of Defense

Ellen Lord Recommends Strategies to Prepare for CMMC Implementation: Four Step Process

Ellen Lord, under secretary of defense for Acquisition and Sustainment and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, after the announcement of the new cybersecurity regulations, emphasized the concerns that  the Department of Defense (DoD) had with its supply chain concerning sensitive and unclassified government data, and discussed the three new changes with the implementation of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC).

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DoD CIO Dana Deasy Receives Second Consecutive Wash100 Award From Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented chief information officer of the Department of Defense (DoD), his second consecutive Wash100 Award as part of the 2020 selection.  Executive Mosaic recognizes Deasy for prioritizing information technology projects that drive DoD's digital modernization and new tech adoption.

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Ty Schieber, Board Chairman for Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Accreditation Body, to Serve as Panelist at Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Forum 2020 on April 2nd

Ty Schieber, senior director of executive education at the University of Virginia Darden School Foundation and accreditation body board chairman for the Department of Defense's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, will speak on the “Implementing CMMC” panel at Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Forum 2020 on Thursday, April 2nd. Register here for POC’s CMMC Forum 2020.

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Robin Kelly Introduces Transparency Bill for Acting Security Officials

Robin Kelly, a member of the Oversight National Security subcommittee, has unveiled a bill to drive accountability for acting senior national security officials. The National Security Transparency Act will require acting senior national security leaders to appear regularly before Congress to maintain oversight on their respective departments, the office of Robin Kelly said Thursday.

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Gen. Stephen Lyons: USTRANSCOM Addresses Cyber Vulnerabilities Via Contract Policy

Gen. Stephen Lyons, who leads U.S. Transportation Command, said his group faces critical vulnerabilities in cybersecurity and has taken policy measures to address the issue, Fifth Domain reported Tuesday. He told the Senate Armed Services Committee the same day that cyber-related vulnerabilities pose the most consequences to mobility.

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Tina Dolph, President & CEO of Siemens Government Technologies, Receives Second Consecutive Wash100 Award From Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Tina Dolph, president and CEO of Siemens Government Technologies, her second consecutive Wash100 Award as part of the 2020 selection on Wednesday. 

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USAF Conducts Sustainability Test With Minuteman III Missile

Air Force Global Strike Command tested a Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile's flight and reentry to verify the weapon's reliability. The unarmed missile, also known as Flight Test Unit 2, flew with a reentry vehicle from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California to the Marshall Islands during the developmental test, U.S. Strategic Command said Wednesday.

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