Cyber

Is there a path forward in Congress for mandatory cyber incident reporting?

A group of lawmakers is seeking legislation that would require private companies to report cyber incidents and ransomware attacks to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, despite their efforts being derailed late last year.

IT Infrastructure

Army plans ICAM rethink to support unified network operations

To make mobile device use more secure, the Army is preparing a new identity and access requirements as it adopts zero trust security principles.

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Bringing 5G Cybersecurity to the Fore

The only way to deliver on the promise of 5G is to ensure cybersecurity evolves along with it. Here’s how government agencies are prioritizing that security.

IT Infrastructure

VA delays electronic health records deployment due to COVID cases

The VA Central Ohio Healthcare System was supposed to receive a new EHR system deployment in March, but COVID spikes overwhelmed the workforce.

AI & Analytics

Why self-sufficiency is key to fostering data literacy in the Air Force

The Air Force wants to improve data literacy and culture, so it's creating a cadre of "citizen analysts" and communities of interest to build and then spread their knowledge.

Connected Warrior

IARPA looks to design 'smart' textiles to monitor warfighter health, performance

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity wants electronic components it can stitch into textiles that will adapt to changes in the external environment or user input.

IT Infrastructure

Coast Guard completes financial system modernization

The Coast Guard is the latest agency to update its financial software systems as more federal agencies continue modernization efforts.

Connected Warrior

Air Force improvises with 3D printing to overcome supply chain issues

A senior airman’s creative idea resulted in money saved and capabilities improved at Joint Base Langley-Eustis.

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The Future of Government Is Information-Driven

As we look out at a world that’s rapidly becoming more digital it’s becoming apparent that future success is contingent on the information that agencies will have at their fingertips.

AI & Analytics

Can Project Maven help shape acquisition policy?

The DOD's inspector general found that the lack of a formal documentation process for acquisition metrics and procedures could prevent future growth of Project Maven and similar projects.

IT Infrastructure

NGA is betting on a hybrid workforce that mixes classified, unclassified personnel

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is looking to the future with plans to accommodate uncleared employees and to be prepared for "a changing world environment that we don't anticipate," said Mark Andress, the agency's CIO.

Connected Warrior

Army to deploy virtual reality capabilities to combat sexual assault

Lessons on regulatory guidance and more will be provided through the potential new training.

AI & Analytics

The Pentagon wants to broaden data partnerships with allies

The Defense Department’s chief data officer, David Spirk, talked about the growing community of data leaders among allies and how the partnerships can pay off.

Cyber

Closing the CMMC training gaps

Look for trainers working on the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program to realign their efforts to support recent changes to the certification process in 2022.

AI & Analytics

The Army wants to use machine learning to treat soldiers' burns on the battlefield

The Defense Department will partner with two private medical research centers to develop a portable tool for soldiers to assess burns.

AI & Analytics

2022 defense policy bill aims to change how DOD buys technology

The 2022 National Defense Authorization Act provisions sparked support and skepticism from several experts.

AI & Analytics

How the Navy is experimenting with AI to make decisions faster

The U.S. Navy’s SCOUT Experimentation aims to develop automated and emerging technologies into targeted problem areas among warfighters.

Connected Warrior

The Pentagon shifts to maximum telework as omicron surges

The Pentagon is urging personnel to use maximum telework as coronavirus infections spike in the Washington, D.C. region.

Cyber

The legacy of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission

The Cyberspace Solarium Commission is officially sunsetting after more than two years, dozens of recommendations and a slew of legislative changes. But since there’s more to be done, the panel is rebooting its efforts as a non-profit.