Tag Archives: Teri Takai

Teri Takai, Keith Alexander Highlight Defense Cyber Initiatives

Teri Takai, Defense Department chief information officer, and Army Gen. Keith Alexander, commander of U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency, both testified before lawmakers Wednesday on new approaches to information technology and cybersecurity. American Forces Press Service reports the House Armed Services subcommittee on intelligence, emerging …

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Pentagon Unveils Commercial Mobile Device Plan; Teri Takai Comments

The Defense Department has developed a plan aimed at providing the department’s nearly 600,000 mobile-device users secure classified and protected unclassified mobile platforms. Implementation of the plan will focus on devices, wireless infrastructure and applications that use commercial-off-the-shelf technology, the department said Tuesday. “This is not simply about embracing the …

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Profile: Defense CIO Teri Takai

As the Defense Department’s chief information officer, Teri Takai serves as the principal adviser to the defense secretary on matters regarding information management and information technology, non-intelligence space systems, satellite communications, navigation and timing programs. She also advises the secretary on spectrum and telecommunications. In July, she discussed a report …

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DISA’s Miyi Chung A Pentagon CIO Award Recipient; Teri Takai Comments

Defense Department Chief Information Officer Teri Takai and Army Lt. Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, Joint Staff director, gave individual and team honors for the 2012 Defense Department Chief Information Officer Awardslast week in Washington. According to the American Forces Press Service, these awards recognize initiative and performance in delivering mission capabilities …

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Teri Takai Says Pentagon Seeking to Grow Info Sharing Pilot

Defense Department officials plan to expand the private-public cyber information sharing pilot program from 37 organizations to 200, Bloomberg reports. Defense Chief Information Officer Teri Takai told Arlington, Va. conference attendees that the Pentagon will seek White House approval within 60 days to add more companies to the two-year old …

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Defense Officials: Cyber Strategy, Rules in the Making

The Defense Department’s rules outlining how the military should react and when it can practice active cyber defense should come in the next few months, according to military officials. Pentagon officials told the House Armed Services Committee Tuesday that the Joint Staff and the defense secretary’s policy office are collaborating to …

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Teri Takai: Air Force, Navy Moving to DISA Cloud Email Soon

The Defense Information Systems Agency set plans to be the Pentagon’s lead cloud computing platforms provider in January and more defense agencies have prepared to use DISA’s cloud email service. According to Federal News Radio, Defense Chief Information Officer Teri Takai said the Air Force and the Navy are in step …

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