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As Tensions in Beirut Increase, GAO Reviews U.S. Security Assistance to Lebanon

U.S. support for Lebanon is complicated due to the prominent role in the country of Hizballah, which retains influence as a major political party and a militia.

DOD Will Help Smaller Companies in the Supply Chain Meet Cybersecurity Requirements

As the Defense Department moves forward in implementation of its cybersecurity maturity model certification, the undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment said small suppliers to the department won't be left behind.

GAO Hopes DOD’s New Contracting Approach Will Overcome Training Cost Concerns

In recent years, concerns have been raised in Congress about the high costs of some of DOD's Afghanistan security training contracts.

DISA Awards $269 Million IT Support Contract to NCI Information Systems

NCI Information Systems has been awarded a four-year prime contract from the Washington Headquarters Services to provide information technology support to the Defense Information Systems Agency’s Joint Service Provider.

Octo Hires Former Booz Allen IT Lead Harold Poston as Vice President of Defense Accounts

Octo has announced the hiring of Harold Poston as Vice President of Department of Defense (DoD) Accounts where he will have immediate P&L and growth responsibility for Octo’s DoD business.

Steampunk Appoints Nick Trzcinski to Lead New DoD Sector

Steampunk has announced that Nick Trzcinski joined the company as the Senior Vice President, Department of Defense Sector.  Nick will be based out of Steampunk’s corporate headquarters' office in McLean, VA.

How the Rise of AI Could Pose a National Security Threat

A recent article by United Nations University professorial fellow, Wim Naude, warns of the potential of an artificial intelligence arms race. Naude also says those developing and using AI must be aware and guard against the risks which could potentially “destroy humanity”.

Agencies Educate Employees for Insider Threat Month

Reviews conducted after insider threat incidents — such as the loss of classified information or an active shooter — have shown that many of the insider's colleagues were aware something was off, but they never said anything.
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