Huawei, ZTE Get the Boot in House-Passed Defense Bill

The bill gives federal agencies until 2021 to scrub the Chinese telecoms from their networks.

Pentagon Bans Personal Devices from Classified Areas

That includes phones, smartwatches and other devices that can transmit, store and receive data.

Cyber Amendments to Watch in the House’s Defense Authorization Bill

The House Rules Committee is considering more than a dozen cyber-focused amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act, a must-pass policy bill.

VA Signs $10 Billion Health Records Contract With Cerner

VA will formally pursue the same health records platform as the Pentagon.

Pentagon is Planning Another Bug Bounty Contract

The contract envisions some short contests of just a few weeks and some that are ongoing.

The Pentagon Has a Big Plan to Solve Identity Verification in Two Years

The plan grew out of efforts to modernize the Defense Department’s ID cards.

Microsoft Scores Big Cloud Deal with Intel Community

The announcement could improve the company’s chances for the Defense Department’s JEDI competition.

Agency That Vets Pentagon Contractors’ Security Isn’t Keeping Up With the Threat, Audit Finds

The Defense Security Service plans to shift to a risk-based approach, but needs to reach out to stakeholders, GAO says.

Pentagon's EHR Setbacks ‘Don't Bode Well’ for Potential Veterans Affairs Rollout

The Veterans Affairs Department will be looking to avoid mistakes made thus far by the Pentagon.

Pentagon Wants Cloud Secure Enough to Hold Nuke Secrets

The Pentagon’s JEDI cloud will be designed to store the government’s most sensitive classified information, including nuclear secrets.

Pentagon Orders Fourth Estate Agencies to Move to MilCloud 2.0

A memo from the Pentagon’s chief information officer issues a timeline for some agencies to migrate to the cloud.

House Panel Approves More Military Cyber Support for Critical infrastructure

The pilot program would allow the Pentagon to lend cyber troops to the Homeland Security Department.

The Army Will Help Uber Get Flying Taxis Off the Ground

The joint venture aims for quieter, more efficient propellers for stealth or urban flights.

U.S. Coast Guard Is Putting Cubesats Over the Arctic

As the icecap melts and activity rises in the high latitudes, the commandant says his force needs better situational awareness.

Navy's R&D Wing is Building a Lean, Mean Innovation Machine

And the strategy relies more on understanding problems than finding solutions.

The U.S. Military Wants Giant Transformer Robot Subs

The future of countermine operations could look like a big bug that can swim for hundreds of kilometers.