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.
Cornelius leaves ADI to join staff of Sen. Gary Peters
Matthew Cornelius has led the trade body since December 2019, and previously worked at GSA and the OMB.
Senate passes bill to limit China tech influence
China-specific provisions would prevent federal employees from downloading TikTok on government devices.
Senate bill looks to boost AI talent in government
Students studying AI would receive scholarships upon agreeing to work in the public sector to start.
DOD’s innovation ecosystem is growing, but strict compliance is a barrier, DARPA director says
New requirements for contractors have been added in recent years, including the need to rid their networks of specific Chinese-made technology and to ensure their cybersecurity meets basic DOD standards.
Senate draft of COVID-19 relief bill proposes $1B for Tech Modernization Fund
TMF funding could be back in play, with the Senate draft version of the COVID-19 relief bill adding $1 billion to the fund for agency IT upgrades.