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CYBERCOM plans to exercise new acquisition authority by end of fiscal year

By Justin Doubleday / August 10, 2017

U.S. Cyber Command will use its new acquisition authority to buy cybersecurity tools by the end of this fiscal year, and the organization plans to hold its first industry day later this fall, according to a command official.

Dennis Bartko, director of the Capabilities Development Group and chief information officer at CYBERCOM, said the command will soon use its acquisition powers granted by the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act. The law allows CYBERCOM to spend up to $75...

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