December 12, 2017

Marine Corps Wants More Cyber Teams

cybersecurity

USMC Cyberspace Command wants to have 13 fully operational cyber teams. Right now, it has nine teams defending networks and conducting operations in cyberspace.

Cybersecurity Talent in Short Supply

cybersecurity

Shortage of cybersecurity talent continues. Achieving successful cybersecurity is an all-hands-on-deck effort by academia, industry, and government.

Can NSA & CYBERCOM Divorce?

Hack the Air Force

Discussion of separating the NSA and Cyber Command includes severing the ‘dual-hat’ leadership. Questions remain about what CYBERCOM would look like as an independent organization.

Military Wants to Keep Eye on Small UAS

drones UAS

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency — DARPA — wants the capability to track and identify low-flying drones, as it can with planes and other unmanned aerial systems. Systems are being developed to track UAS flying below 1,000 feet. That would be the military equivalent of the air traffic control system.

Confrontations Escalate in Persian Gulf

Iran escalates confrontations with US warships in the Persian Gulf.

DoD Missing Own Goals on Competitive Bidding

DoD

DoD is falling short of its goals for bidding out contracts competitively.

Multi-domain Warfare: Name of the Game

Upkeep of F-35 Fleet Becomes More Challenging

Aerial combat is now truly 3-D, as multi-domain warfare adds new dimensions.

NAVAIR Celebrates Excellence

NAVAIR

The annual NAVAIR Commander’s Awards ceremony celebrated technical, business, and leadership excellence in support of increasing speed to the fleet, delivering warfighting capabilities, and improving affordability.

Eligibility for Overtime Expanded

Under new rules announced Wednesday, millions more American workers will be able to receive overtime for extra hours worked.

Carter Remakes Silicon Valley Liaison Team

DefSec Carter shakes up DoD Silicon Valley tech office with a new organizational chart and casting change.