The Coalition believes that a single award approach is asynchronous to normal commercial and organizational buying practice and, because it represents a single channel of attack, raises concerns about potential risks to national security.
Senior Defense IT officials said 2019 will be a year of action as they order a halt to legacy, one-off IT solutions.
The Pentagon’s new cloud strategy says defense organizations will need the CIO’s permission to create or use cloud services other than JEDI.
The Defense Department honored its annual list of team and individual winners at the CIO Awards for achievement in areas such as IT, cybersecurity and electronic records management.
A May 7 memo from the Defense Department’s chief information officers gives “fourth estate” agencies until 2020 to migrate applications from more than 100 data centers.
Dana Deasy, the former J.P. Morgan Chase CIO, will join the Pentagon in early May, officials said.
New leaders in Defense Department IT: Essye Miller is named acting DoD CIO and Rear Adm. Nancy Norton will be DISA director.
Amid a new push to “accelerate” commercial cloud adoption, the Defense Department is in talks with commercial industry to find ways to smooth its cloud security approval process.
The Defense Department says it’s seeing a noticeable cybersecurity culture change from its service commanders. Under DoD’s Cybersecurity Implementation Discipline Plan, service leaders meet weekly with the department’s CIO to discuss their performance on 10 basic cyber measures.
The Defense Department released the first cybersecurity guidebook to implement a governmentwide risk management framework.