• Cyber
    By Billion Photos Royalty-free stock photo ID: 679032985 Fraud. - Image

    Defense company owners could see more scrutiny

    Some defense contractors may be disguising their owners and it’s costing the Pentagon millions, according to a new Government Accountability Office report. 12/04/2019 Read More

  • IT Infrastructure
    smart military base

    DOD makes plans to support emerging tech on base

    The Pentagon wants to take advantage of emerging technologies, but lawmakers raised concerns that the military's base and depot infrastructure may be challenged to support that innovation. 12/04/2019 Read More

  • Cloud
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    Amazon files sealed JEDI protest

    Amazon Web Services' protest of the Defense Department's award of the JEDI cloud infrastructure contract made it to court Friday. While mostly sealed, some early cards in AWS' hand are evident, including claims of undue influence from President Trump. 11/24/2019 Read More

  • AI & Analytics
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    Data trust key to improving future DOD audits, Norquist says

    David Norquist, the deputy defense secretary and DOD's former comptroller, told Congress DOD needs to use data like the commercial sector. 11/20/2019 Read More

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

    DOD finishes second audit

    IT remains a focal point as the Pentagon works to improve on last year's results. 11/18/2019 Read More

  • Acquisition
    data protection (Ditty_about_summer/Shutterstock.com)

    What CMMC will mean for defense contractors

    Katie Arrington, DOD's chief information security officer for acquisition and sustainment, said the impending unified cybersecurity certification for contractors could allow for some FedRAMP reciprocity. 11/18/2019 Read More

  • Cyber
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    Navy CIO talks innovation and CMMC's future impact

    Navy CIO Aaron Weis said DOD's upcoming unified cyber standard will help close the innovation gap by adopting industry standards, but ultimately the onus is on the Defense Department to set the tempo. 11/18/2019 Read More

  • Cloud
    pentagon cloud

    Amazon cites 'unmistakable bias' in JEDI protest

    Citing "unmistakable bias," the cloud giant plans to sue the Department of Defense in the Court of Federal Claims to seek reconsideration of the award to Microsoft in the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contract. 11/18/2019 Read More

  • Connected Warrior
    F-35 (Scott Wolfe/Air Force)

    Air Force gears up for first 'connect-a-thon'

    Will Roper, the Air Force's acquisition head, said one of the best ways to prove budget needs to Congress is to show effects in the first event that centers around virtually connecting aircraft platforms. 11/13/2019 Read More

  • Workforce
    cyber volunteers

    DOD's innovation board suggests hiring shortcuts for tech talent

    The Defense Department's readiness in emerging technology areas such as data science will slip away unless it changes its hiring processes, according to the Defense Innovation Board's recommendations. 11/13/2019 Read More

  • Connected Warrior
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) reveal concept renderings for the Next NGA West (N2W) campus from the design-build team McCarthy HITT winning proposal. The entirety of the campus is anticipated to be operational in 2025.

    NGA tackles workforce, data challenges

    Mark Munsell, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s CTO, talks about talent shortages and how the agency is working to get more unclassified data. 11/12/2019 Read More

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