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Cyber fraud still a threat during COVID-19 pandemic
According to the FBI, spoofing occurs when someone disguises an email address, sender name, phone number or website URL – usually by changing one letter, symbol or number – so it resembles a trusted source.
Sept. 16, 2020 - Spoofing occurs when someone disguises an email address, sender name, phone number or website URL – usually by changing one letter, symbol or number – so it resembles a trusted source.

Plan ahead to be cyber-ready, tech-ready during disasters
Phishing is the No. 1 cyber tactic used by adversaries because it is cheap, easy and effective. Photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Christopher Thornbury
Sept. 4, 2020 - DLA’s Computer Emergency Response Team is asking DLA employees and contractors to help keep the agency’s networks, systems and data safe from phishing.

Former IT system integrated logistics functions, improved DLA's project management
Susan VanMeter, Mae DeVincentis and Larry Wilson of Defense Logistics Agency Information Operations mark the end of the Standard Automated Materiel Management System and the beginning of Business Systems Modernization in 2005 in front of a historical photo of Defense Construction Supply Center leaders starting SAMMS in 1971. File photo
Aug. 31, 2020 - DLA launched the Standard Automated Materiel Management System in 1971 to integrate common logistics functions across multiple supply chains. Though it was replaced in the 2000s, SAMMS increased effectiveness and forced DLA to improve its project management.

DLA cybersecurity team reminds employees to be vigilant against phishing 
The Defense Logistics Agency's cybersecurity experts are asking employees to help thwart hackers directly attacking DLA’s information technology networks through phishing and other tactics.
Aug. 20, 2020 - The Defense Logistics Agency's cybersecurity experts are asking employees to help thwart hackers directly attacking DLA’s information technology networks through phishing and other tactics.

DLA’s IT modernization paved way for mass telework 
When the COVID-19 pandemic made mass telework a necessity for many government agencies, the Defense Logistics Agency was prepared. Over 26,000 civilian employees, contractors and service members began working from home March 17, more than doubling the agency’s routine number of teleworkers.
May 19, 2020 - When the COVID-19 pandemic made mass telework a necessity for many government agencies, the Defense Logistics Agency was prepared. Over 26,000 civilian employees, contractors and service members began working from home March 17, more than doubling the agency’s routine number of teleworkers.