With the Defense Department (DoD) cranking up its Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2) capability to gain a decision advantage over adversaries, the Pentagon is looking to edge computing as a key enabler in that effort, military and private sector experts said during a Dec. 15 webinar from MeriTalk and Red Hat.
The United States can learn important cybersecurity lessons from Ukraine in its war with Russia, a conflict that has not come close to revealing Russia’s full cyber warfare capabilities, a top U.S. Navy cyber official said on Dec. 14.
The 2022 National Defense Strategy identifies China as the most comprehensive and serious challenge to U.S. national security and the Department of Defense’s (DoD) current pacing challenge, according to DoD Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks.
The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) awarded CACI International and Peraton parallel $2.25 billion contracts for fieldwork support services as the agency moves to a new case processing system.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) is seeking information from industry on how to upgrade its Stardust program, which develops models of the Earth used for matching GPS coordinates to locations on the ground, according to a recent request for information (RFI).
The House today voted to approve the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which green-lights $847 billion of spending for defense-related purposes, and includes numerous technology and cybersecurity provisions.
Nearly 18 months after the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued its memorandum on network incident log management and retention for Federal agencies as part of Biden administration’s cybersecurity executive order, a top cyber official at the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) discussed how his agency is dealing with staffing and standards in order to implement the mandate.
The Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) bill released by the House Rules Committee late Tuesday evening features numerous provisions designed to bolster cyber capabilities and operations not only at the Defense Department (DoD), but at other Federal agencies as well.
Kessel Run, a team within the Air Force that operates a scalable software factory, has unveiled its new plan to obtain commercially curated DevSecOps capabilities through September of 2027.
The Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) bill released by the House Rules Committee late Tuesday evening features legislation approved by the House in September to codify into law and update the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP).
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) said today that it issued a Defense Department Provisional Authorization for “the Google Services cloud service offering for data categorized as Impact Level 5,” including national security systems.
General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) has won an $84 million research and support contract to assist the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence (TBICoE), according to a Dec. 5 press release.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is continuing to grow a mobile, agile, and global workforce that can operate from anywhere, and part of that work is ramping up the enabling factors that will make that mobile workforce efficient, according to a top official from the agency.
The Department of Defense (DoD) said that it has established the new Office of Strategic Capital (OSC), which will aim to connect defense technology developers with sources of private capital to help companies bridge the crucial funding gap between and development and full-scale production.
More than 87 percent of Pentagon supply chain contractors have failed minimum cybersecurity regulations, a new report by CyberSheath said.
As foreign adversaries begin to close the gap in the cyberspace race with the United States, the chief information officer (CIO) at the Air Force explained that the nation needs to be prepared for information to be front and center on the battlefield during any future war.
A top data expert at the Defense Department (DoD) said during a Nov. 30 ATARC event that the agency is leveraging Advana – a big data platform – to inform decision making more rapidly, but the department still finds itself forced to jump hurdles when it comes to data-ops.
Instead of requiring cybersecurity employees to have a four-year college degree, the Department of Defense (DoD) is encouraging the hiring of qualified applicants who have gained cyber qualifications through apprenticeship programs, or other similar training programs.
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin implored Capitol Hill leadership in a Nov. 28 letter to approve a full-year, whole of government funding bill as the clock ticks closer to Dec. 16 when Federal government funding is set to run out, and warned of potentially dire consequences if funding remains uncertain.
The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) by early next year plans to establish a mission group of intelligence analysts and experts to monitor China and its growing threat to the U.S., particularly in the cyber arena, according to an agency official.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is expanding on its DOD365 Integrated Phone System (DIPS) to strengthen the workforce capabilities at the Department of Defense (DoD) by the end of November, according to a new press release.
The Department of Defense (DoD) has announced awards for 147 university researchers, totaling $59 million, to finance the purchase of research equipment and enable universities to perform state-of-the-art research that augments current capabilities and develops new ones.
Russian cyber forces have “underperformed” in their attempts to cripple Ukrainian networks, which has forced them to fall back on destroying the country’s critical infrastructure through kinetic means, which makes data centers both a digital and physical target, a top Defense Department (DoD) cyber official said last week.
Despite deploying additional software tools to help bring more clarity to the agency’s accounting for assets and liabilities, the Department of Defense (DoD) said last week that it failed its fifth consecutive yearly financial audit.
Iranian nation-state threat actors breached a Federal agency’s network before deploying malware, including a credential harvester and a cryptocurrency miner, according to a joint advisory released on Nov. 16, by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is in the process of awarding the first Joint Warfighting Cloud Capability (JWCC) contract and is “highly confident” in its December delivery date, said Sharon Woods, director of the Hosting and Compute Center (HaCC) at DISA.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a new report on Nov.14 that indicates that the Department of Defense (DoD) and Defense Industrial Base (DIB) need to enhance their work on sharing reports on cybersecurity incidents.
The U.S. Army Enterprise Service Desk (AESD) has awarded a $757 million contract to Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) to continue providing software development and management services.
Capt. Kathleen Powell, Force Data Officer (FDO) at the U.S. Navy Reserve, explained how the Reserve is using the Jupiter platform to advance its analytical capabilities and processes during a Federal News Network webinar on Nov. 10.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is looking to invest in new cloud-based technologies for military service members and is looking to work closely with industry partners to bring these goals to fruition through non-contracting avenues.