• Personnel
    The Pentagon (Photo by Ivan Cholakov / Shutterstock)

    Pentagon reassigns COVID policy response lead

    The Defense Department’s chief for industrial policy, Jennifer Santos, who has been leading the organization’s production strategy for supplies needed to fight COVID-19, has been removed from her post. 05/20/2020 Read More

  • Personnel
    Close up image of man taking a ploygraph test

    Why security clearance needs may dip as teleworking grows

    Bill Evanina, the director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, said the intel community’s carte blanche need for top-secret security clearances may dwindle due to expanded telework abilities. 05/20/2020 Read More

  • AI & Analytics
    artificial intelligence (vs148/Shutterstock.com)

    DOD lands major contract for war-fighting AI

    The Defense Department used one of the General Services Administration's government wide contracts to get AI for future warfighting capabilities. 05/20/2020 Read More

  • IT Infrastructure
    lock on a chip (shutterstock.com image)

    U.S squeezes Huawei on chip design

    An export rules change will limit the Chinese telecommunications company's ability to use U.S. gear and software to make semiconductors abroad. 05/20/2020 Read More

  • Connected Warrior
    woman turning off phone (Vitali Michkou/Shutterstock.com)

    Air Force aims to make secure mobile identity management the norm

    Jason Howe, the Air Force's chief technology officer and chief cloud architect for manpower, personnel, and services, said the pandemic has exposed DOD's need for better mobile security. 05/20/2020 Read More

  • Cyber
    Ratcliffe and Trump Official White House photo

    ODNI shakes up cyber structure

    A consolidation of the cyber offices at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence is just one piece of a sweeping re-org announced by the spy agency late Friday that includes the elimination of one of four directorates. 05/13/2020 Read More

  • IT Infrastructure
    U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class Joshua J. Wahl

    Navy IT looks beyond COVID-19

    The Navy's network operations, like most federal agencies, scrambled to shift to completely remote workforce, but the experience has also shifted workers' network expectations. 05/13/2020 Read More

  • Acquisition
    grasping innovation (Sergey Nivens/Shutterstock.com)

    Is an economic focus on earnings killing U.S. innovation?

    The head of DOD's Defense Innovation Unit suggested that any technology race with China commands a dramatic shift in U.S. market strategies. 05/13/2020 Read More

  • Cloud
    DOD cloud

    Microsoft: Amazon is drowning JEDI with complaints

    When Amazon Web Services filed an agency protest with the Defense Department seeking clarity about technical aspects of the $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud contract, Microsoft called it an attempt “to force a do-over to rescue its failed bid.” 05/13/2020 Read More

  • Cyber

    Coronavirus constraints pose CMMC rule change delays

    Social distancing requirements have delayed the public hearing needed for a rule change to enforce new cybersecurity standards for contractors. 05/13/2020 Read More

  • AI & Analytics
    cloud-enabled telework

    Can telework orders boost AI, tech recruiting?

    Keeping telework capabilities could make it easier for DOD to hire AI scientists. 05/13/2020 Read More

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