NDAA amendment seeks clarity over cost of cybersecurity regime for small businesses

The CMMC-focused amendment was offered by chairman of the small business Oversight, Investigations, and Regulations Subcommittee, Rep. Dean Phillips.

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White House nominates John Sherman as Department of Defense CIO

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Sherman has served as acting CIO of the Department of Defense for eight months.

Ellen Lord: ‘Don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good’ with CMMC

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In an exclusive interview, Ellen Lord urges the DOD to move fast on CMMC and cautions against pausing the program.

Department of Defense targeting late 2021 for completion of CMMC review

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The GAO is also conducting a review of the cybersecurity regime, which was instructed by the NDAA.

Rebellion Defense military tech startup valued at $1B

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Rebellion's unicorn status comes after it raised more than $150 million in a recent Series B funding round.

DOD inks $374M contract for new travel management system

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The Department of Defense is building a new travel management system with Concur Technologies.

Air Force software platform expansion stalled by cybersecurity concerns

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DOD officials say cybersecurity concerns with the Air Force’s Platform One development environment are inhibiting code sharing with other DOD services.

How the Army is getting ready for the next Project Convergence tests

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The Army is testing Project Convergence tech in virtual environments before it sends soldiers out into the desert later this year.

DIU adds new venture funding pool for defense tech startups

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DIU adds the National Security Innovation Capital (NSIC) fund to its innovation toolkit.

DDS to transfer counter-drone capabilities to Air Force

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Air Force Research Lab's NINJA counter-sUAS program will absorb the Defense Digital Service's drone-sensing capabilities.

DOD elevates CTO and launches new innovation steering group

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Kathleen Hicks says the department is trying to shift the focus of the role more towards innovation.