bnv.fnr.search/tags;tile=1;pos=top;sz=728x90;ord=
8:27 am, September 23, 2014

Search Result

Search Tags:  Jared Serbu

DoD, DHS officials keep pressure on Congress for new cyber laws

The government is working with a cobbled-together set of authorities and responsibilities when it comes to protecting networks from cyber threats, a top Homeland Security Department cyber official said Wednesday. Congress needs to act soon to update the nation's cybersecurity posture, he said.

Tags: cybersecurity , DoD , DHS , critical infrastructure , information sharing , University of Rhode Island , ODNI , DIA , U.S. Cyber Command , James Langevin , Michael Flynn , Mark Weatherford ,

Thursday - 05/03/2012, 05:19am EDT
Listen

Pentagon's post-9/11 security agency marks 10-year anniversary

The Pentagon Force Protection Agency is now ten years old and four times bigger than the security agency that guarded the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. PFPA is trying to guard that workforce growth amidst budget reductions.

Tags: DoD , Pentagon Force Protection Agency , law enforcement , Richard Keevil ,

Tuesday - 05/01/2012, 10:20am EDT
Listen

DoD calls off annual procurement conference

Defense Department officials have called off large annual contracting-focused conference just weeks before it was set to begin. The invitation-only DoD Procurement Conference and Training Symposium was to have taken place in Orlando, Fla., later this month. However, a departmental notice said officials needed more time to better align the training programs with DoD acquisition policy.

Tags: DoD , GSA , conference spending , acquisition , Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy

Tuesday - 05/01/2012, 08:37pm EDT

DoD faces struggles on path toward 'better buying power'

A year and a half after embarking on a strategy designed to get more bang for DoD's acquisition bucks, the Pentagon is still struggling to instill the idea that programs should be managed to what they should cost, rather than what they cost today.

Tags: DoD , acquisition , contracting , Better Buying Power , should cost , low price technically acceptable , Shay Assad , Ashton Carter , Coalition for Government Procurement ,

Monday - 04/30/2012, 05:19am EDT
Listen

Agencies explore possibilities of virtual worlds

Paulette Robinson, the iCollege's associate dean for teaching, learning and technology, said the Federal Consortium for Virtual Worlds has grown from five members from four federal agencies in 2007 to 3,000 members this year.

Tags: DoD , On DoD , iCollege , Paulette Robinson , virtual worlds ,

Friday - 04/27/2012, 01:00pm EDT
Listen

House panel declines to approve hike in DoD's health insurance fees

House military personnel subcommittee asserts retirees have already paid for their health care via their military service, omits DoD proposal to hike TRICARE fees.

Tags: DoD , DoD budget , Congress , Buck McKeon , House Armed Services Committee , Military Officers Association of America , TRICARE , pay and benefits , Kathy Beasley , Budget Control Act ,

Friday - 04/27/2012, 05:14am EDT
Listen

VA, National Archives team up to help dig out of claims backlog

The Veterans Affairs department has signed a deal with the National Archives and Records Administration to start digitizing billions of pages of paper documents dealing with Veterans' benefit claims.

Tags: VA , NARA , Veterans Benefits Management System , technology , health IT , Roger Baker , Disabled American Veterans , Jeffrey Hall ,

Thursday - 04/26/2012, 05:23am EDT
Listen

Army IT agency head departs for Energy

Donald Adcock, who served from 2010 until this month as the executive director of the Army Information Technology Agency, has left the Pentagon to become the associate CIO for IT services at the Department of Energy.

Tags: Donald Adcock , Energy , Army Information Technology Agency , information technology , Mike Locatis , Army , people , John Berthiaume , chief information officer , Robert Brese ,

Wednesday - 04/25/2012, 12:16pm EDT

Pentagon nears expansion of cyber information sharing effort

A pilot program DoD established to share cyber threat information between the NSA and Defense companies will be made permanent and expanded to include approximately 200 companies in the coming months.

Tags: DoD , technology , cybersecurity , James Moran , NSA , U.S. Cyber Command , Teri Takai , Samuel Cox , Neal Ziring , information sharing , defense industrial base ,

Wednesday - 04/25/2012, 05:21am EDT
Listen

Air Force 'appalled' by $1B IT system that produced few capabilities

The Air Force's comptroller poured $1 billion into a new enterprise resource planning system with virtually nothing to show for it after seven years. The service is restricting the ERP with details to come in the next few weeks.

Tags: DoD , financial improvement and audit readiness , ERP , Robert Hale , Robert McVay , Jamie Morin , Claire McCaskill , Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government , Army , Navy , Marine Corps , Air Force , Robert Work ,

Friday - 04/20/2012, 05:17am EDT
Listen
  •  
  • 62
  •