Department of the Navy

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Navy’s new council aims to mitigate foreign investment risks

Navy’s new council will focus its efforts on foreign investments risks, supply chain resiliency and innovation and technology protection.

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Proposal to reform pay for blue-collar feds gets committee approval, but concerns remain

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Cyber Leaders Exchange 2023: Navy panel on making zero trust a reality, not just an objective

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5 years later, MSPB releases results of federal sexual harassment study

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FILE - In this May 27, 2021, file photo, military personnel participate in a NATO training exercise on board the UK Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth off the coast of Portugal. With increasingly strong talk in support of Taiwan, a new deal to supply Australia with nuclear submarines, and the launch of a European strategy for greater engagement in the Indo-Pacific, the U.S. and its allies are becoming growingly assertive in their approach toward a rising China.  (AP Photo/Ana Brigida, File)

DoD moves forward with plans to help victims of sexual assault as reports hit all-time high

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Department of the NavyKINGS BAY, Ga., (August 4, 2021) James Balocki, (center left) Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations & Environment , and Deborah Loomis, (center right) Senior Advisor to the Secretary of the Navy for Climate Change, are given a safety brief from Capt. Miguel Dieguez, (left) public works officer of Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, and Cmdr. Marcel Duplantier, (right) resident officer in charge of construction Trident, during a tour. The Kings Bay Dry Dock is currently undergoing a $596 million in preparation for Columbia class submarines and to extend its life into the 2080s. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Aaron Xavier Saldana/Released)

Department of the Navy’s new strategy for climate challenges expands scope

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FILE - In this April 26, 2017, file photo, the IBM logo is displayed on the IBM building in Midtown Manhattan, in New York. IBM announced Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, it will acquire North Carolina-based open-source software company Red Hat in a $34 billion stock deal that the technology and consulting giant's chief executive says will advance the company to the next step in cloud computing. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

The head of federal at IBM has a multi-sided view of federal digital transformation

IBM federal has been many things over the years. Lately, it’s been headed by a man with a unique perspective, an Army career officer, then chief information…

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. (March 10, 2009) Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Ryan Allshouse uses the intrusion detection system to monitor unclassified network activity from the automated data processing workspace aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). IDS is part of the integrated shipboard network system and serves as an important computer network defense enabler protecting the unclassified shipboard network from cyber attack.  (U.S. Navy photo by Rick Naystatt/Released)

How the Navy is dealing with a heightened cybersecurity threat situation

Even an organization as big and armed as the United States Navy doesn’t take the ransomware threat for granted.

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. (March 10, 2009) Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Ryan Allshouse uses the intrusion detection system to monitor unclassified network activity from the automated data processing workspace aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). IDS is part of the integrated shipboard network system and serves as an important computer network defense enabler protecting the unclassified shipboard network from cyber attack.  (U.S. Navy photo by Rick Naystatt/Released)

Navy plans to become ‘cyber ready’ by ditching compliance-obsessed ATO processes

The Navy Department’s top IT official says current cyber approval processes create strange incentives that degrade systems’ security instead of improving it.

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