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Infosharing vital to warfighters despite Wikileaks

The nation's No. 2 military officer on Wednesday strongly endorsed the warfighting value of information-sharing.

Tags: Federal Drive , technology , infosharing , DoD Report , Defense , WikiLeaks , James Cartwright

Thursday - 12/09/2010, 08:40am EST

Son of a spy gets probation

A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced the son of a convicted spy to five years of probation for helping his father contact his old Russian handlers. Nathan Nicholson, son of ex-CIA agent Harold "Jim" Nicholson, pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges. The son had been used as the middle man in an attempt to try to collect money from the Russians while behind bars. The younger Nicholson apologized to the court and said he was embarrassed by his actions. Harold Nicholson is one of the highest-ranking CIA officers ever convicted of espionage.

Tags: Pentagon & Beyond , pentagon , J.J. Green , Defense

Wednesday - 12/08/2010, 06:48pm EST

Wiki-leakes leave lasting damage

The long-term fallout of the Wikileaks disclosure is turning up already. Some foreign governments appear to be pulling back already. Col. Dave Lapan, a Pentagon spokesman, says "We have gotten indications that there is at least some change in how individuals and governments cooperate with us, and share information," Lapan repeated the concern that would-be informants or established intelligence sources might not be coming forward out of fear they could be exposed, or that governments might become more "circumspect with the information they share."

Tags: Pentagon & Beyond , pentagon , J.J. Green , Defense

Wednesday - 12/08/2010, 06:47pm EST

Game On at Defense

The Defense Acquisition University has launched the first ever Department of Defense casual games site. Games Czar Alicia Sanchez explains.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , technology , acquisition , DAU , Defense , Alicia Sanchez

Wednesday - 12/08/2010, 09:40am EST
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Understanding culture inside Pentagon key to DoD success

Appointees, military, and career civilians interact inside Pentagon, but all have different worldviews, goals, and methods of meeting the mission.

Tags: Pentagon Solutions , Hugh Montgomery , In Depth , Francis Rose

Tuesday - 12/07/2010, 06:42pm EST
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NIST, DHS to partner with financial industry on cybersecurity

The agencies sign a MOU to work more closely on research and development on new technologies to protect the financial services sector's critical infrastructure. This agreement follows a pilot DHS and DoD have been working on to share threat information.

Tags: technology , industry , Aneesh Chopra , Howard Schimdt , Office of Science and Technology Policy , White House , DHS , NIST , financial services sector , cybersecurity , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 12/07/2010, 01:13pm EST

DoD celebrates 'Talent has no boundaries'

The Defense Department employs about 45,000 workers with disabilities, but needs to boost awareness of a program to support, hire and retain them says Stephen M. King. The DOD's director of disability programs joins us to tell us how he plans to do that.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , management , disability hiring , Defense , Stephen M. King , 30th Annual Department of Defense Disability Award

Tuesday - 12/07/2010, 09:40am EST
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Deficit plan aims to safely cut DoD spending

Carl Conetta, co-director of the Project on Defense Alternatives, discusses the Sustainable Defense Task Force's report on how to cut defense spending.

Tags: Carl Conetta , Project on Defense Alternatives , Deficit Commission , Dorobek Insider , DoD Report

Monday - 12/06/2010, 05:30pm EST
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Army moving quickly to get smart phones to warfighters

MACE program taking commercial technology and modifying it to make it more secure and rugged. The Army is asking for vendor ideas on how to do this and what apps are possible in theater.

Tags: technology , Army , Defense , MACE , smartphones , Scott Carr , Tony Fiuza , Mobile technologychnology

Monday - 12/06/2010, 04:00am EST
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Iran says no way

Iran says nuclear issues are not even up for discussion when it meets major powers in Geneva on Today. So it's not clear how productive the first the first talks in a year will be. But even if Iran and the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council plus Germany do agree to meet again, the process is expected to be long in terms of pomp and circumstance, but may be short on productivity. The United States is urging Iran to enter the talks in good faith and warned of more pressure and isolation if Tehran doesn't.

Tags: Pentagon & Beyond , pentagon , J.J. Green , Defense

Friday - 12/03/2010, 06:49pm EST
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