Katie Arrington

FILE - In this March 9, 2021, file photo, Army health specialists fill syringes with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in Miami. Despite the clamor to speed up the U.S. vaccination drive against COVID-19, the first three months of the rollout suggest faster is not necessarily better. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, File)

New IG report shows Air Force, Army had issues rolling out vaccine overseas

In today’s Federal Newscast, a report for the Defense Department Inspector General says providing shots on bases were particularly important since they…

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Top former DoD cyber official reaches settlement in bid to clear her name

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FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, file photo, Republican nominee for Congress Katie Arrington concedes the race to Democrat Joe Cunningham during her news conference at the Staybridge Suites in Mount Pleasant, S.C. Arrington, a former South Carolina state lawmaker and failed congressional candidate, has been placed on leave from her Pentagon job during a probe into allegations of an unauthorized release of classified information, her attorney confirmed to The Associated Press, Tuesday, June 29, 2021. (AP Photo/Mic Smith, File)

DoD’s Arrington tells court her suspension is ‘baseless,’ wants her name cleared

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Ellen Lord, Defense Acquisition and Sustainment undersecretaryAcquisition and Sustainment Undersecretary Ellen Lord at a Defense Writers Group event in Washington D.C.

Pentagon launches online marketplace to pair small firms with ‘trusted’ investors

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - This March 27, 2008 file photo shows the Pentagon in Washington. In a first for the Pentagon's push to develop defenses against intercontinental-range ballistic missiles capable of striking the United States, a missile interceptor launched from a U.S. Navy ship at sea hit and destroyed a mock ICBM in flight on Tuesday, officials said. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Pentagon reveals first contracts to serve as pathfinders for CMMC

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Pentagon ready to name first 15 ‘pathfinder’ contracts for CMMC

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DoD sees CMMC as new way to monitor supply chain, spot shell companies

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U.S. Navy/MC1 Byron C. LinderSOUTH PACIFIC (July 9, 2017) Operations Specialist 1st Class Charles Hammond, from Kansas City, Missouri, monitors tracks aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) during an air defense exercise comprised of Sterett, amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), amphibious transport dock USS Green Bay (LPD 20), amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), Royal Australian Navy frigate helicopter HMAS Ballarat (FFH 155), Royal Australian Navy guided missile frigate HMAS Darwin (FFG 04), and Royal Australian Navy frigate helicopter HMAS Toowoomba (FFH 156) as part of Talisman Saber 17. Sterett, part of a combined U.S.-Australia-New Zealand expeditionary strike group (ESG), is undergoing a series of scenarios that will increase proficiencies defending the ESG against blue-water threats so amphibious forces can launch Marine forces ashore in the littorals. Talisman Saber is a biennial U.S.-Australia bilateral exercise held off the coast of Australia meant to achieve interoperability and strengthen the U.S.-Australia alliance. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Byron C. Linder/Released)170709-N-ZW825-895

Tech companies tell DoD its new cyber standards are missing the mark

The Defense Department signed its agreement with the CMMC Accreditation Board, kicking off the training for third-party assessors and the release of the…

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Industry on pins and needles as DoD, accreditation body to finalize CMMC agreement

Vendors are waiting for the Defense Department to release more details, including the proposed acquisition rule, about how it will apply the new Cybersecurity…

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A unique perspective on identity management

Tim Li, principal at Deloitte, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to talk abouts Zero Trust, cybersecurity, and how federal agencies can incorporate best practices for identity management.

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