Department of Defense, Defense Department, United States Department of Defense, Defense, DoD(noun)
the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947
to cut off, as wool from sheep's tails; to lop or clip off
Origin: [OE. dodden.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dod, v.t. (prov.) to clip, poll, lop.—p.adj. Dod′ded, polled, hornless.—ns. Dod′dle, a pollard; Dod′dy, a cow without horns.
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The numerical value of DOD in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of DOD in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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The information that was posted by ISIL was information taken from social websites and publicly available. It wasn’t stolen from any DoD (Defense Department) websites or any confidential databases.
The DOD lab was working as part of a DOD effort to develop a field-based test to identify biological threats in the environment, out of an abundance of caution, DOD has stopped the shipment of this material from its labs pending completion of the investigation.
Additionally, we are notifying appropriate DoD and law enforcement authorities about the potential release of personally identifiable information and will take appropriate steps to ensure any individuals potentially affected are notified as quickly as possible.
Additionally, we are notifying appropriate DoD (Department of Defense) and law enforcement authorities about the potential release of personally identifiable information and will take appropriate steps to ensure any individuals potentially affected are notified as quickly as possible.
If, in fact, the accounts were breached due to poorly chosen passwords and security challenge question responses, the advice would be to make sure that the staff responsible for social media for DoD are well trained in best practices for strong passwords and unique security question answers.
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