Senate Armed Services Committee
Mike Brown backs out of nomination for top Pentagon contracting job
Brown is under IG investigation following allegations of mismanaging personnel at DIU.
VA will use $670M from transformational fund to supplement 2022 IT budget request
The extra investment takes total funding for the agency’s Office of Information Technology to $5.5 billion.
DOD policy nominee wants more ‘resilient’ networks
Colin Kahl faced several questions on DOD cyber policy and network vulnerabilities, pushing for a greater focus on "resiliency" to deter future attacks.
In confirmation hearing, Austin gives away little on how he would handle DOD tech as secretary
The confirmation hearing for Lloyd Austin did not have many specifics on tech, but the retired general pledged to work with Congress to help modernize DOD.
Transportation Command is looking to CMMC to secure its vulnerable contractors
U.S. Transportation Command relies heavily on data and is working to improve the data sharing agreements it has with contractors to better protect its data.
Politics did not influence JEDI decision, Deasy says
DOD designed the JEDI acquisition process so that the contracting officers who made the decision on the contract were kept anonymous and insulated from political influences, according to CIO Dana Deasy.