Tag Archives: DoD

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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USACE Selects Jacobs to Deliver Engineering Services Under Environmental Quality Program; Jan Walstrom Quoted

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has selected Jacobs to deliver architect and engineering services for its Environmental Quality Program under a three-year, multiple award task order contract, the company announced on Wednesday

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Stacy Bostjanick: DoD Eyes Completion of Cyber Certification Training, Assessment Guides in March

Stacy Bostjanick, director of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification policy office within the office of the defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, said the first batch of third-party assessment organizations should be available by late summer and that the Pentagon intends to finalize the assessment and training guides for CMMC in March, Federal News Network reported Monday.

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CORAS Appoints Corey Gersten as VP of DoD Sales to Enhance Departmental Organization; Dan Naselius Quoted

Corey Gersten has joined CORAS as vice president of Department of Defense (DoD) Sales to develop important relationships and knowledge of departmental organization, the company announced on Thursday

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Mark Esper: DoD Must Prioritize Nuclear Triad Modernization

Mark Esper, secretary of defense and 2020 Wash100 Award winner, emphasized the effort to update the U.S. strategic nuclear triad as part of the fiscal year 2021 defense budget request, DoD News reported Thursday. The Department of Defense requests $28.9 billion to modernize the country's nuclear defense, including the nuclear triad that consists of ground-launch missiles, bomber aircraft and submarine-launched missiles.

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DoD to Refine Medical Facility Operations; Tom McCaffery Quoted

Department of Defense seeks to refine the structure of medical treatment facilities across the military for boosted readiness and improved clinical training. A report, titled "Restructuring and Realignment of Military Medical Treatment Facilities," features plans to restructure 50 of these sites across the globe, the Military Health System said Wednesday.

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