Tag Archives: DoD

Agencies Seek Greater Cyber Commitment Through Ongoing Acquisition Programs

The General Services Administration and the departments of Defense and Homeland Security aim to help strengthen the cybersecurity of federal information technology assets through their acquisition vehicles, the E-Commerce Times reported Monday. John Higgins writes DHS issued a request for proposals on a potential $395 million contract that will cover IT protection, monitoring …

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DoD Electromagnetic Spectrum R&D Program Creates $500M Investment Portfolio

The Defense Spectrum Organization has helped build a 30-project investment portfolio worth approximately $500 million for the Defense Department‘s Spectrum Access Research and Development Program in efforts to minimize risks associated with electromagnetic spectrum access sharing. The Defense Information Systems Agency said Thursday the types of projects include technology developments, demonstrations, concept of operations and analysis. …

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Rep. Randy Forbes: Congress Should Work to Increase Defense Spending

Rep. Randy Forbes, chairman of the House Armed Services Committee’s seapower subcommittee, has called for more budget for defense systems and seeks to undo the 2015 budget deal, Breaking Defense reported Friday. According to the story by Sydney Freedberg Jr., Forbes told the publication he believes increasing the Defense Department budget …

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DISA’s Kim Rice: Interoperability Key for DoD’s Mobile Classified Service

Kim Rice, portfolio manager for the Defense Department mobility program office in the Defense Information Systems Agency, has said DISA should consider interoperability when it comes to the deployment of mobile devices that use the DOD Mobile Classified Capability-Secret service. Rice made the remarks at the Advanced Technology Academic Research Center Federal Mobile Computing Summit held April …

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