Pentagon official urges quicker action on securing DOD networks

By Rick Weber  
February 13, 2019 at 9:03 AM
A senior Pentagon official responsible for data management is calling for immediate action to secure networks based on a recent assessment of threats, a call that comes as the Defense Department is moving aggressively to modernize its systems under the chief information officer's expanded authority provided this year by Congress. "We have to start moving faster," said Carmen Santos-Logan from the DOD CIO's office. "We haven't modernized our end-user security platform. Now we have to move out and figure out...

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