• Cyber
    Cyber defense front and center at NIE

    Familiar workforce woes haunt Army cyber, electronic warfare units

    The Government Accountability Office warned the Army's rapid integration of cyber and electronic warfare force components poses staffing and training concerns. 08/20/2019 Read More

  • Cloud
    Data transfer in the cloud

    DISA streamlines cloud authorizations

    Defense Department mission partners and service components can now host DOD Impact Level 2 data on FedRAMP-compliant clouds without waiting for an explicit written authorization from DOD. 08/19/2019 Read More

  • Cyber
    CIO (Panchenko Vladimir/Shutterstock.com)

    Navy boosts CIO role, adds more cyber and data authorities

    The Navy is establishing a new special assistant to the secretary for information management/CIO to enforce cybersecurity standards, have a say in IT acquisition and develop data and digital strategies. 08/16/2019 Read More

  • AI & Analytics
    The Pentagon (Photo by Ivan Cholakov / Shutterstock)

    How DOD will survive its next audit

    The Defense Department's chief financial experts explained how the second audit will leverage the benefits of the first (with a little help from robots.) 08/15/2019 Read More

  • Connected Warrior
    5G network (jamesteohart/Shutterstock.com)

    Pentagon gears up for new 5G leadership

    DOD Undersecretary for Research and Engineering Michael Griffin said the department is in the midst of adding assistant directors to lead the "strategic shaping" of 5G research and development. 08/13/2019 Read More

  • Cloud
    DOD cloud

    DOD works to debunk JEDI 'myths' as IG announces review

    In a recent briefing, Defense Department CIO Dana Deasy focused on DOD's cloud strategy and debunking "myths" about the JEDI procurement, but the inspector general just announced a review of the program. 08/13/2019 Read More

  • AI & Analytics
    artificial intelligence (ktsdesign/Shutterstock.com)

    Army researchers use AI to extend battery life

    Army-funded researchers are tapping artificial intelligence to explore combinations of materials that could be used to improve energy storage. 08/12/2019 Read More

  • Cyber
    automated security (Alexander Supertramp/Shutterstock.com)

    Contractors question DOD's cyber requirements

    The Pentagon is making big moves to improve cybersecurity in its industrial base, but the contracting community and experts continue to wonder if it will all play out as intended. 08/12/2019 Read More

  • Defense
    DOD cloud

    DOD tries to take control of the JEDI 'narrative'

    The Defense Department's CIO shop is trying to control the narrative on the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure procurement, a massive cloud computing acquisition that has generated intense scrutiny because of its size, scope and a hard fought lawsuit from one of the companies eliminated from the bidding. 08/11/2019 Read More

  • Cyber
    Registration opens for DOD bug bounty program

    Air Force awards hackers $123K in 3-month bug bounty contest

    The Air Force found 54 vulnerabilities following its first assessment focusing on continuous monitoring of the cloud-based Common Computing Environment. 08/09/2019 Read More

  • IT Infrastructure
    protein folding

    DARPA uses nature as a muse for new computing model

    The Nature as Computer program is interested in models and concepts that exploit biological systems to crack currently unsolvable computational problems. 08/09/2019 Read More

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