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DSCA Unveils Certification Program for Security Cooperation Personnel; Lt. Gen. Charles Hooper Quoted

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency has introduced a program to certify military and civilian personnel who aim to help the Department of Defense build partnerships and strengthen alliances. ''We are proud to elevate security cooperation as a profession through the new Security Cooperation Workforce Certification Program,'' said  Lt. Gen. Charles Hooper, director of DSCA and a former Wash100 recipient.

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Army Bans Tiktok From Gov’t-Issued Devices

The U.S. Army has stopped using TikTok for recruiting activities after the Department of Defense's declaration of the entertainment mobile app as a cyber threat, Military.com reported Monday. A DoD cyber awareness message orders defense personnel to uninstall the China-based app from their mobile devices due to potential cyber risks.

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President Trump OKs Bill Against Bot Calls; John Thune Quoted

President Donald Trump has placed his signature on a bill that aims to address bot-based scam calls via various implementations across industry and government, Nextgov reported Tuesday. The Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence, now signed into law, would direct phone service providers to offer free call-blocking services to customers.

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Cyberspace Solarium Commission May Complete Defense Report by March

A legislative commission has drafted a strategic report on the federal government's cyber defense, and is nearing the document's finalization, The Hill reported Wednesday. Lawmakers and industry executives make up the Cyberspace Solarium Commission, which according to officials, could finalize the strategy by March.

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