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DIA Chief of Staff Suzanne White Named Deputy Director

Suzanne White, chief of staff at the Defense Intelligence Agency, has been appointed as the agency's deputy director, effective Oct. 15. In her new role, she will serve as the DIA's second-highest official, succeeding Melissa Drisko, who is retiring from the agency after 37 years of service with the federal government, DIA said Wednesday.

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NIST’s Ron Ross: Cyber Adversaries Thrive in Complexity

Ron Ross, a senior computer scientist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, has said federal agencies should address complexity with their technology platforms as they counter cybersecurity threats, MeriTalk reported Thursday. “The adversary works in the world of the stack, and that complexity is where they thrive,” he said …

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Senate OKs $716B Defense Policy Bill for Fiscal 2019

The Senate on Monday voted 85-10 to pass a bill that would authorize $716 billion in defense budget for fiscal 2019, Reuters reported Tuesday. The fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act seeks to allocate $639 billion in base budget and $69 billion in additional war spending. The report said the …

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John Hale: DISA Eyes MilCloud 2.0 Migration in Next 5 Months

The Defense Information Systems Agency has started to transition mission partners to the second version of the MilCloud platform after the technology received provisional authorization from the Defense Department in March to host controlled unclassified information, Federal News Radio reported Monday. “We have laid out a plan that over the next four-to-five months …

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Report: White House Asks Saudi Arabia to Boost Weapons Procurement

President Donald Trump has called on Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to procure more U.S.-built weapons systems to help generate more U.S. jobs, CNBC reported Wednesday. Memos of proposed foreign military sales deals from the Defense Security Cooperation Agency and State Department show that Saudi Arabia plans to …

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