Tag Archives: reorganization

Pentagon Eyes ‘Combatant Command’ Designation for Cybercom

Top Defense Department officials are considering a proposal that would allow the U.S. Cyber Command to function as a unified combatant command as the military increases its use of cyberspace as a warfighting domain, Military Times reported Tuesday. Andrew Tilghman writes Defense Secretary Ashton Carter will make the final decision on whether to elevate the …

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Report: Navy to Terminate ‘Red Wolves’ Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron

The U.S. Navy will remove one of its two reserve helicopter sea combat squadrons from service in March as part of a reorganization program, Navy Times reported Sunday. Meghann Myers writes the military branch has decided to decommission the Norfolk, Virginia-based HSC-84 Red Wolves and retain the San Diego-headquartered HSC-85 Firehawks. HSC-84 has …

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Adm. Michael Rogers: NSA to Undergo Reorganization in January

Navy Adm. Michael Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, has said NSA will launch a reorganization of its workforce in January following a 10-month evaluation of the agency’s structure, Government Executive reported Wednesday. Charles Clark writes Rogers told his audience at an Intelligence and National Security Alliance event that the …

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Inspector General: 23 OPM Data Systems Lack Authorization

The Office of Personnel Management’s inspector general has evaluated OPM’s compliance with the Federal Information Security Modernization Act and found that up to 23 of its data networks operate without valid system authorizations. OPM IG said in a Nov 10. audit report that it performed the audit at the agency’s …

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John Brennan: CIA Strategic Direction to Focus on Talent, Digital, Modernization & Integration

CIA Director John Brennan has outlined the agency’s strategic direction as it seeks to address developments in the national security landscape, including issues on policy and technology, amid its current cyber-focused reorganization efforts. In his address to the workforce published Friday on the CIA’s website, Brennan said the strategic plan will focus on talent and …

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Report: John Brennan to Expand CIA’s Cyber Operations Under Reorg Plan

John Brennan, director of the CIA, plans to lead the agency through a reorganization to boost its cyber-espionage operations and keep pace with the widespread use of technologies, the Washington Post reported Monday. Greg Miller writes that some U.S. officials point to an expansion of cyber work across several operations, the formation of a cyber directorate …

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