Mittal Desai moved to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) while Brig. Gen. Lorna Mahlock is the new CIO for the Marine Corps.
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.
Terry Halvorsen, the DoD chief information officer, signed a memo on Oct. 18 requiring military services and agencies to trust each other when accrediting and authorizing systems.
But both services say they hope to use the recompetition of NGEN to give commercial industry more of a hand in the IT services they’re providing to sailors and marines.