President Biden Signs National Security Memorandum to Improve the Cybersecurity of DoD, Intelligence Community Systems

President Biden signed a National Security Memorandum (NSM) to improve the cybersecurity of National Security, Department of Defense, and Intelligence Community systems. At minimum, the NSM requires that National Security Systems employ the same network cybersecurity measures as those required of federal civilian networks in Executive Order 14028. Please click here for more information.

Armed Services Committee Summary of FY 2022 National Defense Authorization Act

For the 61st consecutive year, Congress has reached a bipartisan, bicameral agreement to pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Each year, the NDAA authorizes funding levels and provides authorities for the U.S. military and other critical defense priorities, ensuring our troops have the training, equipment, and resources they need to carry out their missions. This year’s agreement focuses on the most vital national security priorities for the United States, including strategic competition with China and Russia; disruptive technologies like hypersonic weapons, artificial intelligence, 5G, and quantum computing; modernizing our ships, aircraft, and vehicles; and, most importantly, improving the lives of our servicemembers and their families. Click here to read more.

Who’s Who in Defense

BreakingDefense.com has released individual infographics on important individuals within the defense industry, including members of the Department of Defense, the House Armed Services Committee, the Senate Armed Services Committee, and the Executive Branch. For more information, please click here.

General Introduction to Projects and Construction in USA

The nature and complexion of project finance in the United States has been shifting, mostly as a result of the expiry of certain government incentives, regulatory changes relating to power plant emissions, declining prices of distributed generation technologies, including battery storage, and lower natural gas prices as a result of increased domestic production. To read more, please click here.