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Actionable Intelligence: How Advanced Data Analytics Drives DoD Modernization

Many of the top challenges facing DoD fall into the area where data, analytics and the cloud intersect. The solution lies in combining those factors, adopting a platform for advanced analytics powered by machine learning that has been optimized for the cloud.

Cybersecurity

Report: Insecure Contractor Emails Leave Government Vulnerable

Federal IT contractors aren’t using an email security tool that’s now mandated for agencies.

IT Modernization

JEDI Will Be Just One of Many Clouds, Says Pentagon’s No. 2

The giant and groundbreaking IT contract may cover just a fraction of the cloud-services orders to come.

Emerging Tech

Pentagon Innovation Group Aims to Protect Military Bases From Rogue Drones

DIUx awarded Dedrone a contract to test the group’s drone detection technology at military bases across the country.

Ideas

How Sharing Could Accelerate Reform

Active best practice sharing across government makes things better, faster and cheaper.

Data

Facebook Has Revealed the Hyper-Specific Internal Rules It Uses to Police Content

The company is publishing updated “Community Standards” that spell out for users exactly what they are allowed to post, and what is forbidden.

Data

Experts Say AI Could Raise the Risks of Nuclear War

A new RAND report says ideas like mutually assured destruction and minimal deterrence strategy offer a lot less assurance in the age of intelligent software.

Cybersecurity

Lawsuit Over Government’s Kaspersky Ban Hits A Turning Point

The judge in the cases must now either rule on motions in the cases or order oral arguments.

Cybersecurity

State Reauthorization Elevates Cyber Office Tillerson Once Shuttered

The House bill closely tracks a standalone bill to restore and elevate the cyber coordinator’s office.

Data

Defense Electronic Health Records Program Seeks Help Organizing Influx of Data

The Defense Health Agency wants to know if a vendor can help match all the new data it’s collecting with the old.

Emerging Tech

Drone Technology Is Now Dangerous Enough to Kill For

Advances in consumer electronics are making drones available to armed forces without the resources to hire billion-dollar defense contractors.

Data

The Man Who Harvested Facebook Data for Cambridge Analytica Doesn’t Think He Affected the 2016 Election

Aleksandr Kogan, the Cambridge University academic who created the app that helped the data analysis firm obtain the personal information of millions, finally speaks out.

IT Modernization

Management Chief: Workforce Must Change to Reach IT Modernization Goals

The Office of Management and Budget’s Margaret Weichert shares how the administration's “holistic approach” to management can fix the government’s technology woes.