DOD warns contractors of taking ‘adversarial’ investments during pandemic
"It's critically important that we understand that during this crisis the [Defense Industrial Base] is vulnerable to adversarial capital, so we need to ensure companies can stay in business without losing their technology," said Ellen Lord.
Air Force’s emerging tech supply chain remains strong despite COVID-19
For now, the Air Force's emerging technology supply chain remains relatively undisturbed by the COVID-19 epidemic, its head of acquisition said.
Pentagon’s corrective action an attempt to ‘gerrymander’ JEDI in Microsoft’s favor, AWS says
Amazon Web Services filed a response opposing the Department of Defense's recent motion to remand the case and re-evaluate parts of its departmentwide enterprise cloud contract.
White House tells agencies to use technology to the ‘greatest extent practicable’ during coronavirus
The government needs to "harness" technology like collaboration platforms and chat to continue agency operations, a new OMB memo states.
Agency-approved messaging services adjust to crush of federal telework
Federal agencies need more telework capabilities as the coronavirus forces employees to stay home, and companies are noticing a bump in demand.
Pentagon opens bids on 5G prototypes at military bases
Under the first three solicitations released so far, work will take place at Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany, Georgia; Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington; and Naval Base San Diego, California.
The Army is looking for ideas to stop the coronavirus
The COVID-19 illness is seen as a threat to military readiness. The presolicitation notice expresses an interest in predictive modeling that could use artificial intelligence to track the virus's spread.
Primes, subs won’t face the same CMMC security requirements on all contracts
CMMC requirements will not be one-size-fits-all for defense contracts, Katie Arrington said. Different parts of the contract will indicate different levels of security needed.
White House, tech industry discuss AI solutions to coronavirus pandemic on ‘initial’ call
The Office of Science and Technology Policy challenged companies to come up with solutions for making sense of a vast, new database of scientific publications on the virus.
Court says AWS is ‘likely to succeed’ in JEDI protest
In a document made public Friday evening, a federal judge writes that AWS is "likely to succeed on the merits of its argument that the DOD improperly evaluated" Microsoft's bid.