Lawmaker calls for AI to be integrated into all future major defense programs
To modernize the Defense Department, every major program needs to incorporate AI development, said Rep. Anthony Brown, D-Md.
VA looks beyond multi-factor authentication to secure extended telework
For the VA, multifactor authentication has been around for years. But the pandemic is now pushing the agency to fully embrace it and think beyond.
New chip design lets agencies save big on data center operations
Agencies that still run their own purpose-built data centers can consolidate and optimize their servers, thanks to a new line of advanced microprocessors.
CIO Council identifying governmentwide areas for IT modernization
CIOs have showed they're willing to cut through bureaucratic red tape during the pandemic, if it means streamlining IT services, said the deputy Federal CIO.
DOD to move 18M biometric records on ‘threat actors’ to AWS’s cloud
The massive biometric data surveillance system is to be moved to the cloud so it can better support new capabilities, according to an RFI.
Microsoft launches new platform to bring its cloud to space
Microsoft's Azure goes to space with new cloud capabilities designing to link ground stations and satellites, all while aiming to increase connectivity on Earth.
Agency reuse of cloud services on the rise during pandemic
FedRAMP has proven critical to agencies like the State Department that are increasing their reliance on the cloud to operate in a time of telework.
The newest cohort of Presidential Innovation Fellows goes virtual
The 2021 PIFs will be working remotely. They were chosen with an added emphasis on attracting artificial intelligence talent to the federal government. They'll be working remotely.
NSA launches open source training platform for apps, development
The new tool, called SkillTree, was developed for training NSA employees on complex applications as well as software development, but it is available for adaptation by the public.
Navy moving toward zero-trust network, with pandemic as pivot point
The Navy's top IT official said the service will use the modernization prompted by the pandemic to move to a zero-trust model for security.