Senate Armed Services Committee
DOD’s Sherman teases new talent strategy in CIO confirmation hearing
John Sherman appears to have a clear path to confirmation as DOD CIO with key senators saying they would support his nomination.
NDAA roundup: Senate bill places deep focus on cyber, IT and AI
Headline measures include the authorization of an additional $286 million in DOD cyber spending.
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.