Posts from GovCon Daily for 06/19/2015

Richard Hale: DoD Eyes Cyber Attack Data to Shape Network Defenses

Richard Hale, deputy chief information officer for cybersecurity at the Defense Department, said the department is working to make use of available data on cyber attacks to shape security measures, FCW reported Thursday…
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Amy Hess: FBI Continues Work on Rapid DNA Analysis, Technology

Amy Hess, executive assistant director of FBI‘s science and technology branch, has outlined the bureau’s work on Rapid DNA during a hearing with a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday…
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Christopher Ames: General Atomics Looks to Ease AF Drone Pilot Training Bottleneck with Planned Academy

General Atomics will establish a U.S.-based training center for foreign drone pilots from allied countries as part of efforts to meet the international demand for drone operators, Military.com reported Thursday…
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BMNT’s Peter Newell Lauds Pentagon Efforts to Reform Defense Acquisition System

Peter Newell, managing partner at consultancy BMNT Partners, has lauded the Defense Department’s efforts to overhaul the current military acquisition system through collaboration with Silicon Valley-based technology firms, Nextgov reported Wednesday…
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CRS Report Compares House, Senate Cyber Info Sharing Bills

Five bills introduced into the 114th Congress seek to increase public-private information sharing efforts to protect computing systems and data against hackers, according to a Congressional Research Service report…
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