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NSA Has New Guidance for Teleworking Feds

Products, and the way the NSA regards them, are changing quickly

ICE Details Its Outsourced Face-Recognition Efforts

A new report details the workings, rules, and privacy implications of Immigration and Customs Enforcement's 3rd-party facial recognition system.

How COVID-19 Kicked a USAF Software Team Into High Gear

The programming group that makes tools for the Air Force's developers is now posting about 10 upgrades per day.

The GAO Is Wrong about the Air Force’s Next-Gen Battle-Management System

The ABMS needs to evolve quickly, not conform to industrial-age requirements and schedules.

The Pentagon's Spectrum Defeat May Presage a Loss of Other Key Frequencies

Rejecting appeals by Defense officials and their Congressional allies, the FCC approved a private company's use of spectrum near ones used by GPS.

Pentagon Supercomputers Puzzle Out How to Safely Airlift Coronavirus Patients

And that's just one of the various pandemic-related problems that Defense Department supercomputers are chewing on.

White House Releases National Strategy for 5G Security

The strategy focuses on four lines of effort and will guide how the government approaches 5G for the near future.

Amazon: Pentagon Is Trying to ‘Gerrymander’ Its JEDI Fix

Amazon Web Services said the Pentagon’s plan to fix the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud contract is not enough.

Stop Hiding Vulnerabilities Found By Red Teams, Joint Staff to Tell Military

Eight years after DoD's inspector general found that problems found by red teams often went unfixed, a new instruction seeks to change that.

Russian and Chinese Satellites Are Helping US Pilots Spy on Russia and China

U-2 pilots are wearing watches that connect to foreign satellites, giving them backup navigation when GPS is jammed.

The US Intelligence Community Is Caught in a Collector’s Trap

The information haystack in which we search for useful needles is growing faster than we could ever catch up. Gathering more hay isn't the answer.

DISA Data Breach Affected 200,000 People, Officials Confirm

Defense officials provided few details but said the affected systems have since been secured.

Esper Says White House 'Never' Pressured Him on JEDI

Denying claims that Trump meddled, Defense Secretary Mark Esper says he alone chose to review the $10 billion cloud contract.

Executive Order on GPS and Precision Timing Is All Carrot, No Stick

A leading PNT advocacy and educational organization says that's not going to be enough.

War on Autopilot? It Will Be Harder Than the Pentagon Thinks

Despite defense contractors’ glittering demonstrations, difficult realities are challenging the military’s race to network everything.