John Sherman

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Pentagon’s new $9B cloud contract vehicle to start taking orders in next two weeks

The Pentagon expects to get the ordering process for new JWCC services off the ground quickly now that awards have been issued to four companies, but each…

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DoD to release, start implementing new zero trust strategy by Oct. 1

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Now operational DoD chief digital and AI office will be an example of innovation, officials say

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cybersecurity maturity model certification

CMMC Accreditation Body looks ahead to voluntary assessments, growing ‘ecosystem’

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DoD names CIO as acting official to deliver ‘end-to-end’ integration on data, AI

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Pentagon now using direct-hire authorities for a third of its cyber workforce

Congress has given DoD several tools to recruit and hire employees with cyber expertise. Recent statistics appear to show the Pentagon is beginning to…

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Essye Miller, the principal deputy DoD chief information officer discusses IT and telework issues relating to coronavirus during an employee town hall at the Pentagon on March 16.

For DoD’s Miller, CAC roll out signaled career-changing event

Essye Miller, the principal deputy chief information officer at DoD, is retiring from federal service on June 30 after more than 35 years in government.

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In this Tuesday, March 17, 2020, photo hand sanitizer and cleaner wipes sit in a cart as Des Moines Area Religious Council food pantry worker Patrick Minor passes out food at a senior center in Des Moines, Iowa. The Associated Press has found that the critical shortage of testing swabs, protective masks, surgical gowns and hand sanitizer can be tied to a sudden drop in imports of medical supplies. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

USPS sets up coronavirus supplies command center

In today’s Federal Newscast, a supplies command center has been established by the Postal Service, to help its employees get masks, gloves, hand sanitizer and other coronavirus supplies.

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