Category: Military

WASHINGTON — Former intelligence community IT chief John Sherman will fill in as acting Defense Department chief information officer during a high-profile review to root out any damage from a major government cybersecurity breach through a software supplier. Sherman, who served three years as intelligence community CIO, will replace DoD CIO Dana Deasy, who left

WASHINGTON — Retired Gen. Lloyd Austin, President-elect Joe Biden’s pick to run the Department of Defense, explained that he sees no new authorities needed to conduct operations in the information environment and pledged to review the department’s posture in the domain. If confirmed, Austin will regularly assess DoD’s authorities for the information environment, as well

WASHINGTON — General Dynamics Information Technology was awarded a $695 million task order to provide IT services to U.S. Army Europe, the company announced Jan. 19. Under the five-year contract, GDIT will provide support services for USAREUR’s enterprise IT, and communications and mission command support services to USAREUR’s headquarters, NATO operations and other Department of

WASHINGTON — Two top national security nominees advocated Tuesday for stronger federal cybersecurity and increased collaboration with contractors in the aftermath of a supply chain breach that infiltrated numerous federal agencies. If confirmed, retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin and Avril Haines, President-elect Joe Biden’s nominees for defense secretary and director of national intelligence, respectively, would

Full Report: https://ctc.usma.edu/the-terrorist-lists-an-examination-of-the-u-s-governments-counterterrorism-designations-efforts/ By Seth Loertscher, Daniel Milton, Bryan Price, Cynthia Loertscher From September 2020, but especially relevant with the recent decision to designate the Houthis as a Foreign Terrorist Organization. https://apnews.com/article/joe-biden-iran-cuba-diplomacy-china-93528aaaab4014ab527609da527e93db This report examines two sanctioning efforts the U.S. government has employed against terrorist actors: the Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) list and the designation of individuals