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GAO: DoD Should Define Joint Information Environment Scope, Update Security Planning Strategy

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The Government Accountability Office has recommended the Defense Department fully define the Joint Information Environment‘s scope and projected cost as well as create strategies to address DoD’s workforce and security planning. GAO said Thursday DoD has began efforts to update JIE governance structure and processes including steps to identify decisions and processes the department is …

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GAO: Coast Guard to Address Arctic Regional Operation Capacity Gaps

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The U.S. Coast Guard plans to develop specific measures for its Arctic region activities in an effort to systematically assess potential effects of its operations on the mitigation of operation capacity gaps in support of a Government Accountability Office recommendation. GAO said Tuesday the service branch has worked with Arctic partners to assess and mitigate gaps …

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NTIA Urges Policymakers to Bolster Privacy, Security Strategies for Online Services

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A study by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration shows that Americans have begun limiting online activity due to concerns over the privacy and security of online services. The U.S. Census Bureau surveyed over 41,000 households in support of NTIA’s push to acknowledge reported data breaches, cybersecurity and other incidents, NTIA policy analyst …

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GAO: Transportation Dept Should Define Responsibilities in Vehicle Cyber Attacks

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The Government Accountability Office has recommended the Transportation Department define and document its roles and responsibilities for responses to cyber attacks against vehicles with an emphasis on systems that affect passenger safety. GAO said in a report publicly released Monday it found modern vehicle interfaces for functions such as braking and steering that rely on software can be vulnerable to …

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GAO: Army Needs to Assess Mission Risks, Combat Force Structures

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The Government Accountability Office has recommended the U.S. Army conduct regular assessments of mission risk and its combat force structures in order to avail mitigation strategies. GAO said in a report published Wednesday the Army planned to reduce greater numbers of its enabler unit force than its combat force because senior leader counsel …

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Matt Goodrich: FedRAMP Training Enrollees Tripled Over 6 Months

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The U.S. General Services Administration has concluded a six-month study of the government-wide, cloud computing-focused Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to gather feedback from clients on the initiative. FedRAMP had a 340-percent increase in training enrollees and the number of authorizations rose by 50 percent, FedRAMP Director Matt Goodrich wrote in a GSA blog post released Thursday. …

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