Military

New Air Force cybersecurity program will take a close look at fighters and bombers

by Jackson Barnett • 4 days ago

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.

Military would emphasize recruitment for tech skills under Senate AI Caucus leaders’ bill

by Joe Warminsky • 2 months ago

Sens. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, want the Pentagon to "promote and maintain digital engineering as a core competency of the Armed Forces."

DOD needs technical support for office in charge of $8B DEOS

by Billy Mitchell • 3 months ago

The Pentagon needs a contractor with expertise in cloud computing to support its unified communications office, particularly as it anticipates launching DEOS sometime in the next year.

Former DOD No. 2 on AI: ‘We should be a lot further along than we are’

by Billy Mitchell • 4 months ago

"I can't shake the nagging feeling...that we should be a lot further along than we are and we're losing ground to our competitors," former Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work said.

GSA, Air Force open bidding for $5.5B 2nd Generation IT contract

by Billy Mitchell • 5 months ago

GSA said it estimates spending of between $850 million and $1.1 billion on the contract annually.

Security clearances, cybersecurity, 2020 census remain on GAO’s High-Risk List

by Joe Warminsky • 5 months ago

The list, which the GAO publishes every two years at the start of a new Congress, puts particular attention on the process for security clearances — an issue the agency first raised separately in 2018.

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