Defense Digital Service (DDS)

DDS 2.0: The Pentagon digital team’s journey from startup to full-fledged firefighter

by • 4 weeks ago

The DDS of today is not the one it was when it started in 2015. Its current leaders explore the evolution of the team in recent years.

How the Defense Digital Service helped control COVID-19 outbreaks on Navy ships

by • 5 months ago

"The pandemic has pushed the upper limit of what even DDS is able to do," says the tech-development agency's deputy director.

Army launches ‘Hack the Army 3.0’ with more targets for cybersecurity researchers

by • 5 months ago

White-hat hackers will have from mid-December to the end of January to find vulnerabilities in the army.mil domain and other areas specified by the Army.

The Defense Digital Service played a novel role in securing the Navy’s COVID-19 relief missions

by • 7 months ago

DDS's Rogue Squadron team helped the Navy detect and monitor drones near the USNS Mercy and Comfort hospital ships giving relief during early surges of COVID-19.

DOD needs some help digitizing a massive collection of respiratory disease samples

by • 9 months ago

The DOD wants to turn more than 86 million specimens into digital data to be run through machine learning algorithms.

DDS launches biometric app to identify friends, foes on battlefield

by • 9 months ago

DDS says the app is an "upgrade" of current biometric technology used on the battlefield today. And, of course, its name is a reference to Star Wars canon.

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