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Plurilock Establishes Information Security Advisory Council

September 10, 2023

The new council consists of leading cybersecurity industry experts and academics, who have held senior management roles in Booz Allen Hamilton, the CIA, Herjavec Group (now known as Cyderes), Gartner…

To Help Curb Terrorism and Violence Threats, DHS Awards $20M to Local Communities

September 10, 2023

The Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday announced $20 million in grant funding aimed at preventing targeted violence and terrorism in the United States.

Replicator Drone Program Needs No New Money, Hicks Says

September 10, 2023

The announcement was heavy on goals: to field thousands of drones across multiple domains in the next two years to outcompete China’s industrial advantages. But left unanswered was how the…

U.S. Arms Makers Look Overseas to Boost Stockpiles

September 10, 2023

War in Ukraine and fears of a potential conflict with China are pushing the Pentagon and its contractors to tap production lines overseas to bolster stockpiles of weapons and ammunition.

Germany’s Industrial Gloom Deepens as Production Falls

September 10, 2023

Keep abreast of significant corporate, financial and political developments around the world. Stay informed and spot emerging risks and opportunities with independent global reporting, expert commentary and analysis you can…

Bad Idea: Relying on the Same Old Solutions to Meet the Military Recruitment Challenge

September 10, 2023

The U.S. military is facing the worst recruiting crisis since the creation of the All-Volunteer Force (AVF) nearly fifty years ago in July 1973. In FY 2022, the Army missed…

US, EU Plan New Chinese Steel Tariffs in Bid to End Trump-Era Trade Conflict

September 10, 2023

The US and European Union are working on an agreement that would introduce new tariffs aimed at excess steel production from China and other countries, as well as put behind them a…

U.S. Announces It’s Sending Controversial Depleted-Uranium Rounds to Ukraine

September 10, 2023

The Biden administration will for the first time send controversial depleted-uranium munitions to Ukraine as part of a new $175 million package of military aid, the Pentagon announced Wednesday.

New President and CEO General Tim Ray, USAF (Ret.)

September 3, 2023

“BENS is fortunate to have been led for the last three and a half year by an outstanding leader, General Joe Votel, who brought the full resources of BENS members…