Defense

Pentagon Takes Another Step in DOD 365 Environment

The environment is part of the Defense Enterprise Office Solutions contract.

Advocates Hope First Female Army Secretary Brings Change

Nominee Christine Wormuth has led strategy and policy at the highest levels. Can she lead cultural change as well?

Survey: Large Contractors More Concerned Than Small Contractors About DOD’s Cybersecurity Certification Program

A new survey puts numbers on conflicting narratives about the small businesses perspective and issues of competition in the new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification regime.

Classified Workloads Coming to MilCloud This Summer, GDIT Says

And DOD’s deputy chief information officer said DISA’s on-premise cloud contract is part of a group of offerings filling the JEDI void.

From COBOL to Cloud: DOD’s Digital Journey

Migrating big systems can be a huge project. But technologies are standing by to help you achieve it.

Pentagon Launched New Innovation Steering Group

The announcement came during a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing highlighting Defense budget tensions. 

Air Force Awards SBIR Contract for IoT Device Security

Phosphorus Cybersecurity will work with engineers at Joint Base San Antonio to secure devices operating on 5G networks.

DARPA Needs Help Securing Its Programs From Foreign Influence and Malicious Insiders

The agency works on the most advanced tech research on the planet, often with critical national security implications.

The Air Force Is Making an App That Basically Does What a General Does

The nascent app aims to generate options, recommendations, and mission orders.

Army Seeks Info on Biosurveillance Systems that Can Detect Coronavirus

The service wants off-the-shelf forecasting tools that could be part of a broader health-monitoring system.  

Army Awards SAIC $4B in Modeling and Simulation Contracts

The two contracts will support Army DEVCOM’s Aviation and Missile Center Software, Simulation, Systems Engineering and Integration Directorate.

DOD’s Cybersecurity Accreditation Body Open to Pursuing Grants as a Nonprofit 

Once the organization gains non-profit status from the IRS, the board’s chairman sees new funding opportunities opening up that he says could benefit industry.

DOD’s Vulnerability Disclosure Program for Contractors Is in Demand

The Defense Cyber Crime Center launched a pilot with “a few dozen” companies participating.

DOD Workforce Wants to Keep Telework Going Despite Early Hiccups

A Defense Department Inspector General report surveyed more than 56,000 employees about telework during the pandemic.

Army Wants to Automate Base Access With Facial Recognition at Drive-Thru Checkpoints

The proposed system uses a reliable form of facial biometric identification but would need to control for variables like weather and low light.