Air Force’s shift to multi-domain operations depends on networks

The future of battle in multi-domain operations "will depend less on discrete warfighting platforms and more on the networks, data and IT infrastructure that binds them all together," acting Secretary Matt Donovan said.

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Networks ‘foundational’ to evolving Army operations, top cyber officials say

by Billy Mitchell • 2 days ago

As the Army invests more in its networks and depends on them increasingly, defending them has become a bigger focus of its cybersecurity teams.

DOD struggles to implement open source software pilots

by Billy Mitchell • 7 days ago

The Department of Defense is required to release at least 20 percent of its custom software as open source through a pilot, but it's hardly gotten to 10 percent.

DOD has OMB support for special software-only appropriations pilots

by Billy Mitchell • 1 week ago

With OMB on board, the DOD will issue a legislative proposal later this fall to ask for what Jeff Boleng calls "software money."

Perspecta protests $7.8B DEOS contract award

by Billy Mitchell • 1 week ago

General Dynamics IT, Dell and Minburn won the cloud collaboration and email services contract in late August through a teaming agreement.

Esper has ‘no firm timeline’ for JEDI review

by Billy Mitchell • 1 week ago

"I want to make sure I get to the point where I'm comfortable enough to know it," the secretary says about a decision on the $10 billion cloud contract.

DOD issues draft of new contractor cyber standards

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

A draft of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is now live, and the Pentagon wants feedback through Sept. 25.

Leidos wins $445M contract to support Air Force’s headquarters IT

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

The company will provide "a full range of classified and unclassified information technology services in the National Capital Region ... to include Joint Base Andrews, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling and the Pentagon."

JAIC director: ‘2020 will be a breakout year’ for DOD’s artificial intelligence

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan previewed two of the JAIC's biggest priorities for fiscal 2020 — and one of them will bring AI to the battlefield.

Team of GDIT, Dell and Minburn wins $7.6 billion DEOS blanket contract

by Billy Mitchell • 3 weeks ago

But Microsoft is the big winner under the contract, as the team will provide its Office 365 services to all of the DOD.

DARPA is looking for underground tunnels and Twitter has questions

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 weeks ago

The agency went viral on Wednesday. Here's what those underground tunnels are all about.

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