There are three big things that leaders at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) plan to prioritize in 2023: how is the agency postured to meet the threats of today, how the agency can position itself to be at an advantage, and how to increase and improve partnerships.
The Department of the Air Force is focusing its modernization efforts on functional analysis, the agency’s chief information officer (CIO) said today, as a way to help accelerate legacy mission system migrations to the cloud.
The U.S. Air Force Space Command has released the final solicitation for a new multiple-award contract to acquire cloud-based data software services.
FBI Director Christopher Wray said he is “deeply concerned” by the Chinese government’s AI program, and argued that China does not play by the same set of rules as the United States.
The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) recently stood up a new data management division within the Office of the Chief Data and Analytics Officer (CDAO) that aims to offer “invaluable insights” going forward, CDAO Lindsey Saul said.
The Defense Department’s Secure Unclassified Network (SUNet) is not compliant with cybersecurity requirements due to a lack of proper monitoring and management, according to a Jan. 12 report from the agency’s internal watchdog.
The Department of Defense (DoD) has released a new plan to establish a modernized and holistic satellite communications (SATCOM) network.
The director of the Defense Department’s (DoD) Zero Trust Portfolio Management Office said today that the Pentagon is already working on the next iteration of its Zero Trust Strategy that was released in November of 2022, with a focus on making zero trust work in challenging environments.
The Department of Defense (DoD) has announced the third edition of its “Hack the Pentagon” program, focusing on unclassified information systems and operational technology.
While the U.S. Air Force has taken positive steps to develop the Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS), it has yet to deliver or identify any capabilities of the system, according to a recent report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
Several emerging technologies have allowed the U.S. Army to stay ahead but the service branch still faces some challenges, LTG Maria Gervais, deputy commanding general at the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, said during the AFCEA NOVA IT Day event hosted by AFCEA NOVA on Jan. 12.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), on behalf of the Department of Defense (DoD), recently issued a request for information (RFI) to gather industry input on the development of a Next-Generation Electromagnetic Spectrum (EMS) Strategic Roadmap.
The Pentagon on Jan. 12 released its long-awaited 2022 report on unidentified aerial phenomena (UAPs) – more commonly known as UFOs – which details 510 incidents, with many of those occurring in sensitive military airspace.
Chief information officers (CIO) from the U.S. Army Reserve and the National Guard Bureau (NGB) laid out their top tech priorities and projects they have in the works as they head full force into 2023.
Eileen Vidrine is returning to the Department of the Air Force (DAF) later this month to serve as the service branch’s chief data and artificial intelligence officer (CDAO).
The U.S. Army is looking into talent exchange programs in 2023 to gain expertise from technology experts that have worked in the private sector and can offer fresh ideas, according to Under Secretary Gabriel Camarillo.
The Pentagon formally dropped its COVID-19 vaccination mandate for all service members on Jan. 11 through a new memo from Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin that rescinds his original August 2021 mandate.
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) announced on Jan. 5 its launch of a new hiring portal to help streamline how the agency attracts new talent.
One leading cyber expert from the Defense Health Agency (DHA) joined other Federal officials during a Jan. 5 virtual panel to discuss the agency’s top threats going into the new year and their plans to mitigate cyberattacks.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has awarded Maxar Technologies land cover and enhanced application programming interface (API) contracts worth up to $35.8 million.
Dr. Raj Iyer, chief information officer (CIO) for the U.S. Army, plans to step down from his position in the coming weeks transitioning from the Department of Defense (DoD) to private industry, according to his LinkedIn post.
Milancy D. Harris was sworn in Jan. 3 as the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence and Security (DUSD(I&S)) at the Department of Defense (DoD). President Biden nominated Harris for the position back in May 2022, and the Senate finally confirmed her nomination on Dec. 22.
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Telita Crosland was appointed as the fourth director of the Defense Health Agency (DHA), during a Jan. 3 ceremony, during which she pledged to continue taking the DHA “down its path of excellence.”
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is seeking information on new commercial off-the-shelf Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, and subscription licenses for its Global ServiceDesk platform, according to a recent request for information (RFI).
From announcing a multi-cloud effort to provide enterprise cloud capabilities for the Department of Defense (DoD) at all three security classifications, to implementing ambitious cyber-related goals to improve its security posture, it’s clear the DoD has certainly had a very busy year on the year on the tech front.
In keeping with tradition, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) confirmed it has a special mission on Dec. 24: to track Santa’s Christmas journey, marking its 67th year of tracking Santa’s whereabouts as he and his reindeer travel around the world.
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has appointed Randy Nixon director for the agency’s open-source enterprise, according to a Dec. 21 LinkedIn post.
The Department of the Navy has awarded a five-year contract worth nearly $724 million to Amazon Web Services (AWS) that will provide the Navy with access to AWS’s commercial cloud environment, AWS Professional Services, and AWS training and certification courses.
The Department of Defense (DoD) has officially blasted off with its mission to identify what the military calls “anomalous phenomena” in space, air, land, or sea.
The U.S. Army is beginning to roll out new virtualized desktop capabilities that will enable more military personnel to use their own devices to access their work environments.