Leidos survives protest of $6.5B deal to manage DOD’s IT networks
General Dynamics protested the contract, arguing that DISA improperly evaluated and awarded the contract. But the Government Accountability Office denied the protest in full.
Federal R&D spending on AI should be doubled, then doubled again, commission says
The National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence calls for an immediate doubling of funding for non-defense R&D around AI starting next fiscal year, and then again in fiscal 2022.
Microsoft earns authorization to handle DOD secret-level information
The company's Azure Secret Government has achieved a provisional authority to host DOD data at impact level 6 (IL6) — a key requirement of the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud contract.
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.
OPM directs agencies to hire, administer oath with digital tools
It is up to the agency CIOs to determine which tool best fits their workforce.