Intelligence agency wants software to thwart AI trojan attacks

In this case a trojan can be something physical — such as a sticky note affixed to a stop sign — that could alter the technology’s perception of what it is seeing.

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Oracle protests $10B JEDI cloud contract in Court of Federal Claims

by Billy Mitchell • 4 days ago

Oracle has now filed a pre-award injunction with the U.S. Court of Federal Claims protesting the $10 billion military cloud of the future, JEDI.

$8B DEOS award could come in April — but how many awards?

by Carten Cordell • 1 week ago

There's still no word on whether it will be a single or multiple awardee procurement.

How to work with DARPA, according to DARPA

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 weeks ago

"Do your homework beforehand."

DOD technology decisions reflect need to keep pace globally, cyber official says

by Carten Cordell • 2 weeks ago

To meet the technology demands of the era of great power competition, the DoD will have to change the way it buys and sustains its arsenal.

DARPA wants to take a look at blockchain’s security rules

by Carten Cordell • 3 weeks ago

Defense officials want to take a deeper look at the protocols used to validate information on a blockchain and how they are designed.

Air Force’s Kessel Run has admirers elsewhere in the military

by Billy Mitchell • 4 weeks ago

Other parts of the DOD have noticed the Air Force's success with the agile software acquisition program Kessel Run, and they want it too.

Oracle’s JEDI cloud contract protest denied

by Billy Mitchell • 4 weeks ago

This decision signifies that, at least in the eyes of GAO, JEDI complies with procurement laws and regulations.

Alphabet, Microsoft leaders named to National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 weeks ago

The new group, created by the fiscal 2019 defense authorization bill, will review the ethical considerations of using AI for defense purposes.

What does Amazon HQ2 in Northern Virginia mean for federal IT?

by Billy Mitchell • 4 weeks ago

It could create a talent shift that reshapes federal IT contracting as it currently exists.

DOD’s new chief data officer says talent is the ‘biggest single challenge’ he faces

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 weeks ago

And here's how Michael Conlin intends to tackle it.

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