With the U.S. national security plan highlighting the need for both information dominance and protection, the Department of Defense is considering a range of programs to sharpen its competitive edge against state and non-state actors.
In today’s Federal Newscast, agencies have spent almost $18 billion on goods and services in response to the coronavirus pandemic from March to June, and 47% of that was not competed among vendors.
This week on Fed Access, Jon Harper, managing editor of National Defense Magazine, joins host Derrick Dortch to discuss how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the Department of Defense and contractors who do business with the agency.
Forces Command IG Col. Patrick Wempe said they “may not have the life experience or the military experience” to handle the situations.
To support its domestic duties, the Coast Guard has a database of some 700,000 boats. The Marine Information for Safety and Law Enforcement system works okay as far as it goes, but it’s got issues.
For the military, the pandemic is starting to echo lessons of war and shape the defense medical system in new ways, just as conflicts did in the past.
The bipartisan House provision, advocated by Rep. Jim Langevin, would also work with federal departments to develop a U.S. national cyber strategy.
DoD has a longstanding reputation as the only federal department that can’t pass an audit. That same reputation is inhibiting the sort of recruitment it needs to help solve the problem.
What happens when a new branch of the military is enacted into being? It’s got to have a worthy headquarters.
Agencies that handle classified information have had to perform a kind of juggling act to ensure their employees’ safety from the coronavirus while also guaranteeing that the work that needs to gets done.
In today’s Federal Newscast, COVID-19 has forced the cancellation of yet another government conference – this time, the largest in the country.
Army leaders say the services they’re building now are “cloud agnostic,” and can be moved to a DoD-wide enterprise cloud when and if one comes to pass.
As federal agencies begin to take advantage of new capabilities at the tactical edge, they also need to adjust their security strategies to compensate for new vulnerabilities.
Lockheed Martin failed to deliver parts with the correct electronic information causing $300 million in extra work.