Department of Defense (DOD)
Trump says White House taking ‘very strong look at’ JEDI cloud acquisition
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.
Lawmakers target small businesses researching manufacturing, cybersecurity
A new bill would have agencies prioritize the two focus areas when selecting participants in the SBIT and STTR programs.
New Air Force cybersecurity program will take a close look at fighters and bombers
The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Fighters and Bombers Directorate is creating a new office for well-documented security vulnerabilities in those aircraft.
Army Futures Command needs to better manage small business outreach, GAO says
Futures command needs to track its own data on small business outreach better and set clear goals to better work with innovators, the GAO said.
DOD to use a third-party nonprofit for new contractor cybersecurity certification
The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification will be managed by a third-party nonprofit.
For DOD cloud vendors, a FedRAMP Moderate rating will soon be enough
“As the department continues its transition to the cloud, it is becoming more important to increase the speed of authorizations for new cloud capabilities,” Deputy CIO Jack Wilmer said.