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DOT&E Report: DoD Networks Remain Vulnerable To Cyber Attacks

Department of Defense networks and weapon systems remain vulnerable to adversarial cyber attacks and programs, such as the Joint Regional Security Stacks and Cyber Protection Teams, and aren't meeting expectations, according to a new office of the Director, Operational Test and Evaluation (DOT&E) report published Jan. 25.The new DOT&E report, which collects testing assessments from FY…

Army Reserve Chief Sees Promise In Virtual Reality Training

Virtual and synthetic training systems can dramatically reduce the overhead associated with training part-time soldiers, especially in honing basic skills leading up to necessary but expensive live-fire exercises, according the chief of the Army Reserve.“It’s a way to really cut down on the overhead associated with training,” Lt. Gen. Charles Luckey said Jan. 24 at…

Two Navy IT NGEN-R Teams Start To Take Shape

Two teams set to compete on the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Enterprise Networks Re-compete (NGEN-R) contract have officially announced their partnerships on Feb. 2 and 5.Leidos [LDOS] said Feb. 5 it is working with IBM [IBM], Unisys [UIS], and Verizon’s [VZ] Enterprise Solutions to compete on the NGEN-R Service Management, Integration and Transport (SMIT) program contract. Separately, on Feb. 2 DXC…

Fidelis, PacStar Launch Joint Cyber Security Platform For DoD Network Defense Operations

Information technology companies Fidelis Cybersecurity and PacStar have launched a joint tactical cyber solution platform aimed at improving Department of Defense network threat response capabilities.The two companies will demonstrate the new PacStar Tactical Fidelis Cybersecurity System for the first time the week of Feb. 4 at the AFCEA West conference in San Diego. The platform is designed to rapidly…

JFHQ-DoDIN Reaches Full Operational Capability

The Joint Force Headquarters in command of the Department of Defense Information Network (DoDIN), which includes 15,000 networks with 3 million users, has reached full operational capability, DoD officials said on Jan. 31.Cyber Command’s Joint Force Headquarters-DoDIN has achieved FOC three years after first being stood up to improve the cyber resilience and operational security…