The Army has used authorities from Congress to pay bonuses to service members with specific cyber skills and it now is looking for ways to incentivize civilian workers to stay.
The Army says it will put the lion’s share of its enterprise network modernization money toward the 40 to 45 bases it sees as its most important “power projection platforms” over the next four years. Upgrades at its more than 200 other installations are likely to be much slower.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Justice Department is looking to make it easier for agencies to submit their annual Freedom of Information Act reports required by law.
Responses to the Army’s Enterprise IT-as-a-Service prototype are due within a month, work is set to begin by the end of this year.
The new commander of Army Cyber Command is advocating for a rebranding, along with an expanded mission set that embraces information operations, intelligence.
A few months into the Army’s pilot program to directly commission cyber officers, Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone says entry-level pay isn’t cutting it.
The Army is beginning its first experiment in fast-tracking the officer accession pipeline for civilians with cyber skills. But it’s proceeding cautiously: only five new officers per year.
The Army and Navy both said on Thursday that their contributions to U.S. Cyber Command’s Cyber Mission Force had achieved full operational capability, a year ahead of the timeline DoD set for the military services.
Pentagon cybersecurity officials say two global ransomware attacks highlighted improvements the Defense Department has made to its ability to command and control its own networks, but also showed areas that are ripe for improvement.
Army Cyber Command is starting two pilots aimed at bringing in more tech savvy soldiers.