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defpro | General Dynamics Awarded U.S. Department of Homeland Security Tactical Communications Contract

General Dynamics has been awarded a contract to support the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Tactical Communications Equipment and Services (TacCom) program. The multiple-award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a potential value of $3 billion to all 30 awardees over five years, if all options are exercised. General Dynamics was one of five […]

Washington Post l Pentagon to expand cybersecurity program for defense contractors

The Pentagon is expanding and making permanent a trial program that teams the government with Internet carriers to protect defense firms’ computer networks against massive data theft by foreign adversaries. It is part of a larger effort to broaden the sharing of classified and unclassified cyberthreat data between the government and industry in what Defense […]

WIRED l DHS, Not NSA, Should Lead Cybersecurity, Pentagon Official Says

In the midst of an ongoing turf battle over how big a role the National Security Agency should play in securing the nation’s critical infrastructure, a Defense Department official asserted on Wednesday that the military’s controversial intelligence agency should take a backseat to the Department of Homeland Security in this regard. “Obviously, there are amazing […]