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Contractors’ Reluctance to Work With Pentagon on Cybersecurity Is Leaving Vulnerabilities, DOD Official Says

Just 1% of defense firms use DOD’s free network-security services, acting principal deputy CIO says.

The Pentagon Failed Its Audit Again, But Says Bots Could Change That

More widespread use of data analytics and automated tools could result in a clean audit, says Pentagon finance chief.

The US’s New Tool for Deterrence Isn’t Ready

The “SOF, space, and cyber triad” is meant to serve as an integrated deterrent, much like the nuclear triad.

The Army’s Distributed Command Posts of the Future Will Need More than Videochats

Structuring data is key to the service’s visions of Pacific-spanning operations and AI-enabled decision tools.

Pentagon on Track to Award $9B Cloud Contract in December

The Pentagon’s Chief Information Officer said the multi-cloud, multi-vendor JWCC contract will be awarded “in about a month.”

DISA’s Plea to Industry: Bring Us Battlefield-Ready Tech

The Pentagon’s IT agency also wants help wringing more performance out of its existing gear.

How the Air Force Is Preparing for Good and Bad Comms in the Pacific

The service’s top lab is also working on commercial cloud offerings and facilitating classified software development.

Here’s the Last Hurdle Keeping Subs from Being Drone Motherships

The unmanned underwater vehicles need software that enables them to come back aboard via torpedo tube.

Putin’s Chef Is Opening a Start-Up Accelerator for Russia’s War

But with IT workers fleeing the country, it’s hard to predict how successful the endeavor will be.

Military Leaders Praise Musk as Treasury Officials Eye Twitter Deal

Outgoing Chief of Space Operations Gen. Jay Raymond thanked the SpaceX CEO “for being here.”

It’s Official: Space Force Sets Sights on Smaller Satellites

The newest service’s acquisition chief also calls for more fixed-price contracts and fewer classified programs.

You Get a Software Factory! And You Get a Software Factory!

DISA’s Vulcan program aims to give defense agencies and field activities all the tools they need to improve their software development practices.

How Is the Air Force Doing at Cyber?

To answer the question, a new task force is working to map the service’s networks.

The U.S. Army Is Testing A Data Platform Just For Intel Officers

It’s part of a larger effort to use commercial and cloud-based technologies to make the service more data centric.

L3Harris Wants To Add Drone Data Streams To Night Vision Goggles

Improving image quality and broadening the amount of data feeds available are priorities for future versions.