DOD launches site estimating radiation in Japan

The Defense Department launched the Operational Tomodachi website on Wednesday that provides location-based radiation dose estimate reports for the DOD-affiliated population on or near mainland Japan.

DOD IG: Security policies ‘fragmented, redundant and inconsistent’

A new report from the Department of Defense inspector general said the agency’s security policy is “fragmented, redundant and inconsistent” despite decades of similar criticism.

Navy offering scholarships in cyber security

The Navy is offering scholarships to civilian and military personnel through the Department of Defense Information Assurance Scholarship Program to meet the demand for cyber security professionals.

Maj. Gen. Davis to be military advisor for cyber

Maj. Gen. John A. Davis will serve as the senior military advisor for cyber to the under secretary of defense for policy, the Department of Defense announced.

DOD outlines $9 billion in energy investment savings

The Department of Defense released a report Wednesday that outlines the department’s planned energy savings for the 2013 federal fiscal year and beyond.

$383: Coast Guard CIO creates innovative mobility model

The budget environment at the U.S. Coast Guard is so tight that Chief Information Officer Rear Admiral Robert Day can’t get the authority to do backroom support for mobile devices.

DOD names new Missile Defense Agency director

Vice Admiral James Syring was named the new director of the Missile Defense Agency, the Department of Defense announced.

Panetta: sequestration would be ‘a disaster’

Sequestration would be “a disaster” not only for national defense, but for defense communities, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said Monday.

DOD, VA launch PE Coach app

The Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs have teamed on a new smartphone app for use with post-traumatic stress disorder treatment.

Alexander: U.S. 3 out of 10 in cyber preparedness

The United States is not adequately prepared for a serious cyber attack as the country is a “three” on a scale of one to 10 when it comes to preparedness, U.S. Cyber Command Commander Keith Alexander said Thursday.

DOD makes SES announcements

The Defense Information Systems Agency has appointed Luanne Overstreet to the senior executive service and assigned her as test and evaluation executive.

Carey: DOD’s mobile strategy highpoints

Department of Defense Deputy Chief Information Officer Rob Carey further outlined the department’s mobile strategy during AFCEA DC’s Defense & Security Mobile Technologies Symposium on Friday.

FedPod: FEMA.gov, DOD mobile, DIA at 50 and ‘The Bachlorette’

FEMA.gov redesigns its website, DOD’s mobile strategy, DIA at 50 and The Bachlorette finale.

DOD seeks C4 director

The Department of Defense is looking for a director of C4 and information infrastructure. The position pays between $119,554 and $179,700 per year and is open for applications until July 20.

DOD, DOT investing $180 million in Ft. Belvoir roadways

The Department of Defense and the Department of Transportation approved $180 million to widen U.S. Route 1 through the Fort Belvoir area.

DISA to be DOD cloud services broker

The Defense Information Systems Agency was designated as the cloud services broker for the Department of Defense in the Pentagon’s new cloud computing strategy released on Wednesday.

DOD releases cloud computing strategy

The Department of Defense released its cloud computing strategy on Wednesday that includes a four-step process that will enable a phased implementation of the DOD Enterprise Cloud Environment.

Pentagon looking into searchable database of military honors

George Little, the Pentagon press secretary, said the details are not worked out, but the intention is to have a digital record on a range of military awards going back as far as possible, partly to address the growing problem of people lying about military honors.

Alexander: destructive cyber attacks possible

U.S. Cyber Command Commander Gen. Keith Alexander said the capability exists today for destructive cyber attacks against critical infrastructures.

DOD seeks policy planning, security specialist

The Department of Defense is looking for an information technology specialist for policy planning and information security. The person would report to the deputy chief information officer at DOD. The job pays between $123,758 and $155,500 per year and is open for applications until July 11.

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