The Defense Department is taking growing pains in stride as it continues to work on its multi-year implementation plan of the cybersecurity system, the Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS).
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The Homeland Security Department and the Defense Department are among the agencies that are out in front in shifting their cyber focuses toward applications.
These episodes occur regularly, but it’s always hard to watch.
A former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has pleaded guilty to making false statements during an investigation into a leak of classified information about a covert cyberattack on Iran’s nuclear facilities
Retired Gen. James Cartwright has been charged with making false statements during a probe into disclosure of classified information.
The Defense Department’s failing space acquisitions are getting attention from lawmakers.
Bonuses for military pilots have not risen since 1999 and it may be hurting retention rates, since commercial airlines offer higher pay.
The military service chiefs say continuing resolutions are keeping them from planning ahead and costing them money.
The Marines are considering adding assistant squad leaders to control unmanned aerial vehicles.
Marine Corps brass will be reviewing responses to a challenge for ways to improve the Corps. Marines and sailors both have had the chance to submit ideas for wearable technologies and creating products with three-dimensional printing.Sponsored by the Army Research Lab and the National Security Technology Accelerator, the challenge embodies the Marine Corps bias for action. Marine Maj. Gen. Vincent Coglianese, the assistant deputy commandant for installations and logistics, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Marine Corps graduates of the USMC Command and Staff college have a new opportunity for continuing education. That’s thanks to a partnership between the Corps and the American University. James Goldgeier, dean of AU’s School of International Service, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin distance learning classes will give officers the chance to get new perspectives on modern warfare.
When the Naval Academy graduated its first set of cybersecurity majors a year ago, the group included submariners, surface warfare experts, pilots and Marines. Many seemed destined for great careers. Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke with Retired Capt. Paul Tortora, director of the center for Cybersecurity Studies at the Academy, and Ensign Zac Dannelly, the top performer in that first graduating class, to find out how cybersecurity education is changing the Navy.
Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, racked up some frequent flier miles recently as he traveled from New York City to speak for the first time at the United Nations and then on to Vatican City to tour St. Peter’s Basilica. While there, he spoke to members of the U.S. Military Seminary program.
Deborah Pierre-Louis, director of IT Security Policy, Liaison, and Training, Bureau of Information Resource Management, Department of State, discusses cybersecurity training, perimeter-based security, and security by design. June 14, 2016