Senators say 17,000 community care providers also impacted in VA breach

The VA breach announced Monday impacted more people than initially disclosed. An additional 17,000 community care providers had their data compromised.

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‘Incremental changes’ not enough for AI workforce development, commission tells Congress

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Congress also heard about a digital reserve corps idea and other recommendation to take "bold" action on building an AI workforce.

The Defense Digital Service played a novel role in securing the Navy’s COVID-19 relief missions

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DDS's Rogue Squadron team helped the Navy detect and monitor drones near the USNS Mercy and Comfort hospital ships giving relief during early surges of COVID-19.

Navy moving to single-tenant Microsoft 365 cloud environments

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The Department of Navy will have two dedicated Microsoft 365 cloud environments — one for the Navy and one for the Marine Corps.

DOD kicks off AI discussions with allies

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The JAIC's new Partnership for Defense kicked off this week, talking about ethical and responsible uses for AI.

Exclusive: CMMC board ousts chairman and other top member

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Chair Ty Schieber and communications head Mark Berman have been forced out of the board overseeing the rollout of DOD's new CMMC cybersecurity certification program.

Eric Schmidt and other founding Defense Innovation Board members depart

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Eric Schmidt and other influential DIB board members, including Jen Pahlka, ended their four-year terms offering DOD advice on how to work better with tech.

Space Force delegates acquisition authority to lower offices to speed up buying

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Top contracting authority has been delegated to "experts in the field" of space operations to speed up the acquisition process.

Personal information of 46,000 veterans was compromised in breach

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The VA said Monday that 46,000 veterans had their personal data exposed in a breach targeting financial information. The incident is being investigated.

A new JAIC director is on the way

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Pending Senate confirmation, Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Michael Groen will be the next director of the JAIC.

Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner nominated to head DISA

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If confirmed by the Senate, Skinner would also earn a rank promotion to lieutenant general.

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