Defense Bill Would Send Military Reinforcements to DHS’ Cyber Mission

The bill would also transfer most of DISA’s network defense responsibilities to U.S. Cyber Command.

Internet of Things Security is a Marathon Not a Sprint, says DHS Cyber Expert

Adversaries that continuously improve their attacks push agencies to proactively defend.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

DARPA Wants to Merge Human and Computer Cyber Defenders

The CHESS program would build on DARPA’s autonomous cybersecurity contest and traditional hacking competitions.

The Pentagon Is Building an AI Product Factory

Job One for the new Joint Artificial Intelligence Center will be delivering solutions for services’ specific problems.

Eric Schmidt Didn’t Know That Google Was Working the Pentagon’s AI Project

The former chairman of Google was kept in the dark about the company’s outreach to the Defense Department — by design, he says.

The Gatekeepers of the Government's Other Transaction Deals

Agencies don’t always know which companies have the bleeding-edge technology they seek. That’s where consortia come in.

Defense Official: Cloud Adoption Would Look Very Different Without DISA

Cloud adoption throughout the Defense Department would be far more decentralized without DISA, according to the agency’s cloud chief.

U.S. Army Figures Out How To Do Facial Recognition in the Dark

New method uses machine learning to extrapolate features from thermal images.

House Armed Services Chair Wants to Cut DISA and Number of Defense CIOs

Draft legislation from Rep. Mac Thornberry would eliminate several Defense agencies, including DISA.

Pentagon Releases Second Draft RFP For Multibillion Dollar JEDI Cloud

The final JEDI draft request for proposal includes answers to more than 1,000 questions industry posed in the first draft RFP.

Here’s Your Federal RSA Rundown

Officials from DHS, DARPA and NIST are all on the docket.

Pentagon Names First Head of Software Acquisition

The department will have an official guiding all software strategy, regardless of what platform it runs.