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Security and Accreditation Concerns Drive Discussion

May 19, 2010

Accreditation and certification of software is a vital, but time consuming process. On Tuesday afternoon, panelists at the AFCEA SOLUTIONS symposium discussed the challenge and ongoing attempts to streamline the process.

Coverage from Joint Warfighting 2010

May 19, 2010
By H. Mosher

The Joint Warfighting Conference in Virginia Beach wrapped up Thursday. Executive Editor Maryann Lawlor blogged extensively from the event.

You can read her coverage here.

Managing Controlled Unclassified Information Creates Challenges

May 19, 2010

The ultimate goal is to create an overarching framework that standardized CUI infomation to promote the sharing of data.

Internet Author Ponders Future Trends

May 19, 2010

When the Internet was originally created for Defense Department use, Cerf says that it was not designed to perform any particular operation besides moving bits from point to point. Because the requirements were so broad that it allowed the system to be tremendously flexible and scalable. "What is amazing is that the protocols have actually scaled [over the last 40 years]," he shared.

DIA Awards SITE Contracts

May 19, 2010

The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has awarded 11 contracts totaling $6.6 billion as part of its Solutions for the Information Technology Enterprise, or SITE. The indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contracts will last five years and extend across the defense intelligence enterprise and the intelligence community.

Defense Department CIO Stresses the Benefits of Change

May 19, 2010

"If you imagine Second Life is just a game, you're missing the point."--David Wennergren, Defense Department Chief Information Officer

Experts Ponder the Challenges of Information Sharing

May 18, 2010

Experts pondered the implications and challenges for sharing data between military and civilian organizations within the U.S. government.

Enewold Takes NG VP Post

May 18, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

Northrop Grumman Corporation, Bethpage, New York, has named Steven L. Enewold vice president of its Broad Area Maritime Surveillance Unmanned Aircraft System Program.

Van Buskirk to Command 7th Fleet

May 18, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

Rear Adm. Scott R. Van Buskirk, USN, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and assignment as commander, Seventh Fleet, Yokosuka, Japan.

General Highlights Joint Staff C4 Priorities

May 18, 2010

"At the end of the day, it's about the warfighter."--Lt. Gen. Dennis Vis, USA, director, C4 systems, Joint Staff


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