James Mattis

Mattis establishes DOD task force to protect critical tech, information

by Billy Mitchell • 6 months ago

The military "must ensure the integrity and security of our classified information, controlled unclassified information, and key data," the secretary of Defense said in a memo.

Is the Pentagon’s IT leadership about to get murkier?

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 years ago

A new addition to Pentagon leadership created by the fiscal 2017 National Defense Authorization Act could change the way the department's chief information officer handles the job.

Mattis looks to explore IT, cyber consolidation

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 years ago

President Donald Trump's new defense secretary is looking for ways to consolidate across the department certain business activities, such as information technology and cybersecurity.

Pentagon hackers-for-hire take just 4 hours to find critical vulnerability in sensitive system

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 years ago

The Pentagon's swat team has hosted highly-publicized challenges to find flaws in department and military branch websites, but they also recently orchestrated a more secret, complex project.

Trump will put pressure on defense contractors, not Pentagon’s bottom line, analysts say

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 years ago

The president-elect’s recent tweets might imply the military is headed for budget cuts, but Pentagon watchers say Trump will increase overall spending.

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