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U.S. imposes new restrictions on Huawei, semiconductor industry

The Department of Commerce is tightening rules targeting the Chinese telecom's supply chain around computer processing chips and restricting sales of chips made with U.S. technology.

Preparing for CMMC? Why companies should start now

Defense contractors should be getting ready for the Defense Department's impending cybersecurity standard expected to be released this month.

DOD: Primes to serve as cyber 'help desk' for startups

The Defense Department is pushing forward with its unified cybersecurity standard for contractors and wants large companies and industry associations to show startups and smaller firms the way.

DOD gradually embracing open source

Lockheed Martin is touting an agile open source approach that it claims will boost information sharing.

Video surveillance driving big data

Proliferation of high-definition surveillance cameras accounts for a growing segment of data storage.

Takai mandates DOD email transition

Not everyone on-board with DOD mandate to migrate to JIE email in 120 days.

Defending DOD networks with a single security architecture

The DOD's vision of the Joint Information Environment includes enhanced network security through standardized configurations and shared security protocols at the enterprise level.

DOD mobile pilot programs take shape to fit into departmentwide standards, policies

The department's three-part mobile strategy aims to securely connect over 600,000 devices.

Open systems vital to new defense era

As the Defense Department seeks to reduce the number of new, major programs and focus on more frequent technology refreshes, open-systems architectures will enable straightforward integration of new capabilities.

Smaller footprint for Navy data centers will bring big savings

Service plans to shutter many centers while improving performance and cutting costs.

DOD mobile strategy behind the eight-ball compared to industry

DISA is gearing up to launch a DOD-wide mobility plan that will include setting up an enterprise app store and establishing standards for software developers in an effort to keep up with the commercial marketplace.

Army pins hopes on common operating environment

The Army's common operating environment could transform the way the service runs its IT systems.

Army networking efforts begin to see results

The Army's new acquisition and evaluation process is beginning to show results as the service rolls out new systems to troops.

DOD should take caution in the cloud, defense board warns

DOD should move carefully but decisively to adopt cloud computing and carry out data center consolidation, board advises.

Security needs high as defense networks evolve

Network security is paramount as more and more users tap into Defense Department networks, says Rear Adm. Jerry Burroughs.

Android headed to DOD’s classified networks

The National Institute of Standards and Technology and DOD could allow Android mobile devices onto classified networks in the next six months, according to an Army official.

Data center consolidation, restructuring said key to future Army networks

Army CIO Lt. Gen. Susan Lawrence outlined the service's top IT priorities, including consolidation and making the force more flexible.