In a recognition that smaller firms don’t have the infrastructure to defend themselves against sophisticated attacks, DoD will experiment with a secure cloud approach to defending sensitive information.
Federal contractors used a variety of strategies to weather the shutdown’s impact on their cash flow, and expect a return to normalcy to take a long time.
For more than 25 years, the Executive Leadership Conference operated by the American Council for Technology and the Industry Advisory Council has drawn IT executives from government and industry.
How do you convince private industry to take on a risk the federal government is not sure it can handle? When it comes to the National Flood Insurance Program, Andy Neal did just that.
As the software industry evolves, so do the policy issues that companies want a focus on — data privacy and AI in particular.
The NDIA sponsors the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference to give SOCOM face-time with members of the defense industry to discuss gaps in capabilities and how industry can best fill them.
A new analysis of DoD contract data shows serious impacts across the Defense industrial base because of spending cuts, including indications that thousands of firms exited the industry entirely.
A new executive order President Donald Trump issued 11 days ago tells federal agencies to spend the next nine months studying the health of the Defense Industrial Base. The order laments that the U.S. has lost about 2 million manufacturing jobs since 2000, and demands a whole-of-government approach to identify the industrial capacity and supply chains the U.S. needs to maintain national security. Retired Air Force Gen. Hawk Carlisle, president of the National Defense Industrial Association, tells DoD Reporter Jared Serbu on Federal Drive with Tom Temin that NDIA fully supports the study and wants to help.
This week, Women of Washington sat down with Stacy Schwartz, vice president of Global Public Safety for AT&T. Schwartz discussed how she believes that diversity can bring companies better results and how the communications industry has changed over her career.
The Defense Department is taking a new look at the rules it applies to contracts with commercial cloud computing providers. The Pentagon’s acting CIO wants staff to examine whether vendors’ own security controls could replace DoD’s requirement for government-operated cloud access points.