In today’s Federal Newscast, the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs signed an official joint statement, containing provisions to hold both agencies accountable during the project.
Federal employees and government facilities announced closures, emergency response procedures and evacuation notices before Hurricane Michael made landfall on Florida’s Gulf Coast Wednesday.
IBM said DoD is going against industry best practices by limiting competition with a single cloud environment under the $10 billion JEDI procurement.
Maj. Gen. John Morrison, the commander of the Cyber Center of Excellence at Fort Gordon, Georgia, said the base has a lot of change right now.
The Army’s deputy chief of staff for personnel discussed intentions to move away from a personnel system that uses cookie-cutter career paths.
Secretary of the Army Mark Esper says having a full budget on time means they can start training, maintaining equipment and making purchases at start of fiscal year with more certainty.
The Army is overhauling the way it recruits after a sour 2018. This includes exploring social media, Twitch and even memes as a way to reach potential recruits.
Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said the rule on performance-based payments and progress payments wasn’t adequately coordinated within the Pentagon before the public comments process began.
Corbin Evans, director of regulatory policy at the National Defense Industrial Association, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for some initial impressions from the study.
Only 20 percent of the Army’s cyber teams are made up of civilians. The Army is analyzing whether that’s the right ratio in an environment where every uniformed servicemember is expected to be able to deploy to combat.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new report from the Homeland Security Department says large agricultural operations face cyber threats like data theft, and even destruction of large-scale farm equipment.
Google said the Defense Department’s JEDI cloud program doesn’t align with their approach where multiple clouds and an open source environment makes the most sense.
The report identifies five macro forces that influence 10 risk archetypes, each of which represents a threat to the stability and security of the defense industrial base.
The Department of the Navy is going all in on the National Defense Strategy and pushing everything else to the side.