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DOD publishes new software modernization strategy, memos on code


A recent spate of software memos aim to increase collaboration and the use of code as a part of the DOD's "DNA," says chief software officer Jason Weiss.

Air Force names Aaron Bishop as CISO


Bishop brings experience working in senior roles at SAIC and Microsoft.

DOD CIO updating cyber reciprocity guidance after audit finds weaknesses


In a recent audit, the DOD IG observed a mixed bag of some DOD components leveraging reciprocity and others not.

FedRAMP just automated checking security authorization packages for completeness


Cloud vendors should be able to get their hands on the XML-automated validations next week.

GSA making ‘significant’ investments to automate FedRAMP processes


The agency has also moved to a distributed-by-default work model ahead of the return to in-person work.

DHS oversight body finds data handling concerns across department agencies


The DHS' Office of Inspector General has identified 'persistent' data collection and management issues.