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Four Senators Support Bill to Require Paper Ballots for U.S. Elections

Sens. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., and Gary Peters, D-Mich., are supporting Sen. Ron Wyden's, D-Ore., new bill aiming to help secure elections from cyber threats. The Protecting American Votes and Elections Act of 2018 would require U.S. federal elections to employ physical paper ballots and undergo post-voting audits to limit risks, Wyden's office said Thursday.

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OMB Seeks Public Comments on Draft ‘Cloud Smart’ Strategy; Suzette Kent Quoted

The Office of Management and Budget has issued a new draft strategy that seeks to help federal agencies facilitate the adoption of cloud platforms in support of their mission requirements. A White House release published Monday says the Cloud Smart strategy marks the first update of the previous cloud policy, Cloud First, introduced in 2010.
 

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PSC’s David Berteau: DoD Aims to Incorporate Security Into Contracts With ‘Deliver Uncompromised’ Initiative

David Berteau, president of the Professional Services Council, has said one of the programs that contractors are on the lookout for in the fiscal 2019 appropriations bills is the Defense Department’s “Deliver Uncompromised” initiative, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday.

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Air Force Seeks Asset Security Challenge Participants

The U.S. Air Force is seeking ideas from industry and academic professionals on how to secure temporary, fixed and mobile assets as part of the military branch’s AFWERX Fusion Challenge. USAF said Tuesday the challenge represents an open innovation platform for the service branch to collaborate with potential non-military partners in areas …

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Gen. Lori Robinson: Northcom Aims to Help Address Security Issues in Central America Via Partnerships

Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson, commander of the U.S. Northern Command, has said the U.S. military looks for ways to increase collaboration with partners in Mexico and other Central American countries to address security issues in the region, DoD News reported Tuesday. Lisa Ferdinando writes Robinson told audience at the Central America Security Conference held …

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Profile: Gregory Christ, ISR Operations Director at the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence

Gregory Christ serves as the director for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations at the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence. In this capacity, he supports the Defense Department to develop ISR operations and special projects intelligence policies and guidance for USD(I)’s defense intelligence, counter-intelligence, counter-terrorism and security initiatives. He …

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New York State Govt Updates Cyber Policies for Financial Institutions

New York State’s Department of Financial Services has issued updates to its cybersecurity rules for financial institution and insurance companies. The new regulations aim to protect consumers and the financial data of banks and insurance companies from cyber threats, the department said Wednesday. The policies require financial institutions to conduct periodic …

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Ray Mabus Unveils New Operations Security Guidance

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has released a new set of operations security guidelines in a move to inform the service branch community about a new computer network defense policy unveiled in May to help protect critical information. ALNAV 072/16 serves as a supplement to the operations security policy and contains the responsibilities and accountability …

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