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House panel worries about Navy’s at-sea network

Wednesday, June 5, 2019   (0 Comments)

By Kelsey Reichmann  |  June 4, 2019  |  Fifth Domain


The House Armed Services Committee wants to fence off about 15 percent of the Navy’s funding for its advanced at-sea network until the service answers questions about the program’s cybersecurity.

The Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services, commonly referred to as CANES, is the Navy’s advanced at-sea network on board its warships and at coastal facilities.

In a draft markup of the annual defense policy bill for fiscal 2020, the House Armed Services Committee stipulated that the program will not receive more than 85 percent of its funding until the Secretary of Defense, in coordination with the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Defense, proves to the congressional defense committees that its met recommendations laid out in an inspectors general report. Lawmakers marked up the bill June 4. READ MORE...

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