Security clearances, public-private rotations are prominent in House intelligence bill

A notorious backlog would get some tech solutions, and the intelligence community would have more flexibility with its workforce under the House-passed intelligence authorization bill.

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Trump says White House taking ‘very strong look at’ JEDI cloud acquisition

by Billy Mitchell • 2 days ago

But, a group of Republicans who sit on the House Armed Services Committee is urging the president to not bring the contract to a halt.

Army looking for prototype partners for IT-as-a-Service

by Jackson Barnett • 2 days ago

IT-as-a-Service has been a model other branches of the military have chosen to help modernize and partner with the private industry to assist with IT needs.

CIOs call for automated, risk-based FedRAMP authorizations

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 days ago

Cloud service providers hope the approach will save them time and money.

DOD unveils digital modernization strategy with familiar themes for upgrading IT

by Jackson Barnett • 4 days ago

Another DOD strategy reiterates similar points the Pentagon has been echoing for years: the department needs to be digital, and in a big way.

OPM merger plan continues to draw IT questions from Democrats

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 days ago

Reps. Elijah Cummings and Gerry Connolly want more info on how the proposal would aid OPM's tech troubles, among other things.

Modernization is Pentagon’s ‘central challenge,’ top military nominees say

by Jackson Barnett • 4 days ago

“Different people put different things as number one, for me it is AI,” Esper said. “It will likely change the character of warfare.”

Can blockchain help secure the power grid? DOE wants to think about it

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 week ago

The Department of Energy awarded Xage Security a grant to build a blockchain-based security “fabric” for comparison with other approaches.

Government eyes ‘supporting role’ in identity management

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 week ago

Companies want to be your identity service providers and see the Social Security Administration as a test case for making verification more consistent and interoperable.

CBP expands on cloud migration plan in new RFI

by Billy Mitchell • 1 week ago

CBP issued a new request for information, in search of potential vendors to lead its ongoing move to the cloud and to integrate that with its existing cloud services.

OPM’s Centers of Excellence team looks to replace mainframe hardware for critical services

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 week ago

The idea is that upgrading the hardware will give OPM the peace of mind to allow modernization to happen without service disruption.

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