Lt. Gen. Robert Walsh, deputy commandant for combat development and integration and commanding general of the Marine Corps Combat Development Command, said the service will likely consider taking a "risk in capacity" so that it can grow capability in emerging areas, such as cyber operations.
As part of the Army's data center consolidation efforts, the service will merge data centers run by several Army components into a single facility run by a commercial cloud service provider at Redstone Arsenal in Alabama, reports Federal News Radio.
The Government Accountability Office is calling into question the first clean financial audit by a military service, saying the IG team involved was pressured to declare the books clean.
The Marine Corps was the only service to make timely decisions on religious requests made by military members, says a July 22 DoD inspector general report.
The 30-day "cybersecurity sprint" federal agencies undertook in response to serious data breaches at the Office of Personnel Management wrapped up July 12. Now, agencies await review from senior Obama administration officials and the promised Federal Civilian Cybersecurity Strategy.
A cross-platform mobile device program deployed through the Navy Marine Corps Intranet network will use Good Technology to secure mobile content and apps on iOS and Android devices
The Marine Corps is directing its information technology system administrators to immediately implement public key infrastructure, or PKI, encryption as part of a review of cybersecurity at the service. Privileged user authentication and PKI are mandatory requirements, according to a memo issued July 1.
The Defense Department's inspector general has reversed its clean fiscal 2012 financial audit of the Marine Corps after it recently found the data the IG relied on wasn't accurate. The DoD discovered the information the Marine Corps provided for the fiscal 2012 financial audit was unreliable after it reviewed the information again for the fiscal 2014 audit.
Leaders of the Navy and Marine Corps took up the charge to warn against the problems facing the DoD if sequestration-related cuts stay in place for next fiscal year, in a March 10 statement.
The Navy and Marine Corps reasonably justified about $220 million worth of IT contracts that were solicited without full and open competition, says the Defense Department's inspector general in a report issued Jan. 23.