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Navy Adm. John Richardson Orders ‘Operational Pause’ for All US Fleets After USS McCain Ship Collision

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson has said he directed the U.S. Navy to implement an operational pause for all the service branch’s fleets worldwide after an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer collided with a merchant vessel off the coast of Singapore early Monday, DoD News reported Monday. The collision between …

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Profile: Judith Zawatsky, FAS Chief of Staff

Judith Zawatsky serves as chief of staff at the General Services Administration‘s Federal Acquisition Service. In this capacity, Zawatsky is responsible for executive operations within the Office of the FAS Commissioner that works to deliver more than $50 billion in products and services to customer agencies each year. She previously was …

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FedRAMP Adds New Requirements for ‘In Process’ Cloud Platform Designation

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program has introduced new requirements for cloud service providers that aim to obtain FedRAMP “In Process” designation in cooperation with an authorizing government agency. Cloud vendors that receive In Process designation are actively pursuing FedRAMP authorization and are added to the FedRAMP Marketplace website, which provides information on …

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DoD Eyes Blockchain Tech to Secure Military Platforms

The Defense Department has begun to consider using the blockchain technology as a method to protect U.S. military platforms, communications and procurements from potential cyber attacks, The Washington Times reported Thursday. Blockchain works to support digital transactions that involve the online currency bitcoin. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has …

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