intelligence community (IC)
NSA takes rare steps to support telework, remote work
Top secret NSA work will probably never be fit for telework. But, forced by the pandemic, the NSA is finding more of its less-sensitive work can be done via telework.
ODNI issues guiding principles for ethical artificial intelligence
The new documents aim to set a foundation for how and when members of the U.S. intelligence community (IC) should use, develop and procure AI applications in an ethical way.
DIA opens bidding on $12B SITE III contract
This latest iteration of SITE is much larger, at least in value and length, doubling both the $6 billion ceiling and the five-year period of performance of its predecessor, E-SITE.
Pentagon’s Essye Miller retiring — IC CIO John Sherman will replace her
Miller, who has served as deputy CIO of the Pentagon since 2017, will be replaced by John Sherman, CIO of the intelligence community.
Microsoft earns authorization to handle DOD secret-level information
The company's Azure Secret Government has achieved a provisional authority to host DOD data at impact level 6 (IL6) — a key requirement of the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud contract.
NSA plots the evolution of GovCloud in new acquisition
Intelligence Community CIO John Sherman debuted NSA's Hybrid Compute Initiative (HCI) as an "evolution" of the agency's current GovCloud environment.