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What You Need to Know About the Upcoming GPS Rollover

April 1, 2019 Perhaps the most important event you’ve never heard of is scheduled to take place on April 6. That’s when the GPS rollover will occur. Without getting too far into the weeds, the Global Positioning System is one of the few but critical mechanisms that supports the accurate measurement of time—by...

Someone Needs to Run the US Effort to Defeat ISIS Online

December 21, 2015 If the United States and our allies are to reclaim the cyber battlefield from the Islamic State, we need a playbook for pushback, just as we would prepare battle plans to prosecute a war kinetically. First, we must collect online information and intelligence necessary to understand and ultimately defeat the...

Pentagon Needs to Build Cybersecurity into the Acquisition Process

October 14, 2014 FROM NEXTGOV arrow If you were asked to name one of the most pressing issues facing the Pentagon in the next five years, chances are you wouldn’t specify the intersection of cybersecurity, acquisition and the sometimes small but always vital electronic components that make up battlefield systems. At the confluence of these three,...