Pentagon’s 2019 IT budget appropriations target cyber, AI and new organizations
The immixGroup team takes a closer look at some of the top drivers for the department’s IT budget for fiscal 2019.
DOD’s new chief data officer says talent is the ‘biggest single challenge’ he faces
And here's how Michael Conlin intends to tackle it.
Senate NDAA gives marching orders for Pentagon’s JEDI cloud
The Senate NDAA's language seems to suggest that if the JEDI commercial cloud is the DOD's preferred strategy to modernize its systems, then it should be all-in and its preparations should reflect that.
Court upholds federal Kaspersky ban, dismisses lawsuits
The banning of Kaspersky from federal use "does not inflict ‘punishment’" on the Russian cybersecurity firm, the judge wrote.
White House opposes NDAA’s call to close DISA, supports oversight of JEDI cloud
The White House urges against closing DISA, as the 2019 House NDAA proposes, but it supports the bill's push for increased oversight on DOD's JEDI cloud procurement.
Pentagon development of AI, quantum tech urged in defense bill
The committee is calling on the DOD to take a deeper look at how it can leverage emerging technologies in next year’s authorization bill.