On the show today – March 21

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Today’s guest:

Tom SoderstromIT Chief Technology Officer, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory


If you want to find a way to secure cloud computing, try looking at the cosmos. NASA found that operating deep-space probes can be similar to securing the cloud. Tom Soderstrom is chief technology officer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, but he calls himself the “chief toy officer.”

This story is part of Federal News Radio’s daily Cybersecurity Update. For more cybersecurity news, click here.

More from the show:

Michele MackinAssistant Director of Acquisition and Sourcing Management Issues, GAO

Bill WoodsDirector of Acquisition and Sourcing Management Issues

On Pentagon Solutions, Francis discussed competition in DoD contracting and efforts to create the Integrated Acquisition Environment.

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Army drafts RFP to attract renewable energy projects

Nuclear weapons arsenal under ‘constant attack,’ NNSA says