House adds cybersecurity amendments to its version of defense bill
Debate on the fiscal 2018 National Defense Authorization Act included the addition of several amendments intended to improve cybersecurity within the federal government, and particularly within the military.
Military testing behavioral ID technology that would replace CAC card
The Pentagon has finally inked a deal to pilot behavioral biometric technology to identify those using its computer networks, more than a year after its CIO first pledged to get rid of the ubiquitous Common Access Card.
Kaspersky products would be banned from Pentagon under Senate bill
Products from the Moscow-based cybersecurity company would be banned from the Department of Defense under a version of the fiscal 2018 defense authorization bill.
Lord nominated to head Pentagon acquisition
If confirmed by the Senate, Lord would serve as undersecretary of acquisition, technology and logistics until February 2018, when that role splits to form two new offices.
New insider threat training regulations take effect for defense contractors
The new requirement demands that all cleared government contractors must complete insider threat employee awareness training prior to being granted access to classified information.
New CIO taking over at Air Force
Lt. Gen. Bradford Shwedo will take over as CIO of the Air Force on Friday, a spokesperson told FedScoop.