information technology

The pandemic’s toll on mental health should not be a security-clearance disqualifier, says national security official

In today’s Federal Newscast: DHS added clarity to how agencies can secure remote workers. Fewer vendors filed protests over contracts with GAO. And the…

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Four tough questions about implementing orchestration for your federal agency – and how to answer them

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Army plans to follow Navy, Air Force in outsourcing much of its IT infrastructure

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House, Senate approve bills calling for more security measures on IT supply chain

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Army looks to new acquisition authorities, modest iterations as it builds tactical network

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DoD/Staff Sgt. Pete Thibodeau, U.S. Marine CorpsU.S. Army special operations forces walk to a Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft to conduct a high-altitude, low-opening jump with Philippine and Australian special operations forces May 7, 2014, during Balikatan 2014 at Fort Magsaysay, Philippines. Balikatan is an annual bilateral training exercise designed to increase interoperability between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the U.S. military when responding to future natural disasters.

Army experimenting with SOF-tested equipment while building long-term tactical network plan

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Open-source software is every company’s vulnerable backbone

JC Herz, national expert on open-source software and COO and founder of Ion Channel, discusses how open-source code makes up around 80 percent of all proprietary…

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Cyber protections for critical infrastructure must have a dual focus

Philip Quade, the chief information security officer for Fortinet, said because of the growing use of IoT devices, agency cyber executives and other leaders…

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Industry may be the connective tissue between IT, intelligence and the warfighter

Chris Cleary, director of business development and federal cyber strategy at Tenable, says industry needs to step up to the plate when it comes to providing the newest tech to DoD.

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