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Sailor Killed at Norfolk Naval Station

CAPT Robert Clark, Commanding Officer, Naval Station Norfolk said a suspect approached the USS Mahan's Quarterdeck at 11:20 pm Monday night and was confronted by ship security personnel. "A struggle ensued and the suspect was able to disarm the Petty Officer of the Watch. The suspect then used the weapon to fatally shoot our Sailor responding to render assistance. Naval security forces then killed the suspect. The suspect did not have his own weapon," said Clark. The Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) is investigating possible motives.

Tags: J.J. Green , DoD , Pentagon & Beyond

Monday - 04/07/2014, 01:10pm EDT

Rhodes: "Russia is alone"

What's different about the Cold War and now? While the G-7 meeting in The Hague, Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes said the difference now is that Russia is finding itself totally alone. He added Russian does not have the security a block of nations standing with it in violating Ukraine's sovereignty. And he said, "As long as Russia is flagrantly violating international law ... there is no need for the G-7 to engage with Russia,''.

Tags: J.J. Green , Pentagon & Beyond , DoD

Monday - 04/07/2014, 01:08pm EDT

DISA's EOC Shines at Annual Cyber Flag Exercises

The Defense Information Systems Agency's new Enterprise Operations Center played a big role in the 3rd annual U.S. Cyber Command-sponsored joint exercise Cyber Flag 14-1 The training exercise was held at Nellis Air Force Base the first week in November.

Tags: Inside DISA , Harris CapRock ,

Friday - 11/22/2013, 01:49pm EST

Sequestration, furloughs set back Google email pilot

Workforce furloughs and budget cuts have caused a Google email pilot program at the Defense Information Systems Agency to be extended through November, Government Computer News reports.

Tags: Inside DISA , Harris CapRock ,

Tuesday - 11/12/2013, 10:42am EST

Navy pushes for total server virtualization to cut costs

The Department of the Navy will begin to virtualize its services and hopes to achieve total server virtualization by 2017, in an effort to cut costs. The service has been active in cutting IT costs in the wake of Defense budget cuts.

Tags: Navy , Virtualization , technology , Terry Halvorsen , Cogan Schneier , DoD , budget

Thursday - 08/01/2013, 06:02am EDT

Supreme Court's DOMA decision grants thousands of feds access to benefits

With the Supreme Court's overturning of the Defense of Marriage Act, same-sex spouses of both federal employees and military personnel will be eligible for the same benefits previously only available to opposite-sex couples.

Tags: workforce , management , pay and benefits , same-sex marriage , DOMA , Chuck Hagel , Elaine Kaplan , NTEU , AFGE , OPM , Melissa Dawkins

Wednesday - 06/26/2013, 07:30pm EDT

Navy reducing IT spending ahead of schedule

The Department of the Navy is finding real dollar savings by moving to enterprise software licenses, managing mobile devices and services better and reducing the number of printers and the amount printed. Terry Halvorsen, the DoN CIO, said they are on track to meet the goal of cutting 25 percent of their IT budget in five years.
January 17, 2013

Tags: technology , DoD , Navy , Terry Halvorsen , cloud computing , mobile computing , budget , enterprise software licenses , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 05:21am EST
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CSC on Cybersecurity

Covers the dynamics in both public and private sectors, CSC's approach and the conundrum of intellectual property.

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Thursday - 10/25/2012, 02:39pm EDT
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CSC on Cloud

Cloud today.....security, benefits beyond cost reduction and migrating to the cloud.

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Thursday - 10/25/2012, 02:38pm EDT
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