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How telemetry can guide an agency’s zero trust journey

After applying a new zero trust control, measuring changes from current state via telemetry will indicate the success or failure of the control.

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In this Oct. 21, 2020, photo provided by the U.S. Army, soldiers don a military prototype of the Army’s Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) and wield a Squad immersive Virtual Trainer (SiVT) during a training environment and test event at Fort Pickett, Va. Microsoft won a nearly $22 billion contract to supply U.S. Army combat troops with its virtual reality headsets. Microsoft and the Army separately announced the deal Wednesday, March 31, 2021. (Courtney Bacon/U.S. Army via AP)

Army adjusting expectations for first IVAS release

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FILE - This June 6, 2013 file photo, shows the sign outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md.All fingers are pointing to Russia as author of the worst-ever hack of U.S. government agencies. But President Donald Trump, long wary of blaming Moscow for cyberattacks has so far been silent. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

NSA cloud contract in trouble after Microsoft’s successful bid protest

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DoD picks Amazon, Microsoft, Google and Oracle for multibillion dollar project to replace JEDI Cloud

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(U.S. Army Photo by Bridgett Siter)Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division used the latest prototype of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) during a training exercise in October at Fort Pickett, Va. The event was part of a larger Soldier Touch Point, the third major milestone in the development and testing of the IVAS, which will undergo one more STP in the spring before initial fielding next year. (U.S. Army Photo by Bridgett Siter)

Army delays $22B augmented reality goggle program

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22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detac/Pfc. Hubert DelanySpc. Johnny Bennett, a wheeled vehicle mechanic assigned to the XVIII Airborne Corps, does “mock door training” before an Airborne Operation at Sicily Drop Zone on Fort Bragg, N.C., Feb. 23, 2017. “Mock door training” is when Paratroopers are put in an airplane mockup to practice the jump commands and aircraft procedures that they will be given during their actual airborne assault. (U.S. Army Photo by Hubert D. Delany III/22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

Army’s largest corps is getting its troops AI-enabled

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JEDI

Pentagon finishes research for JEDI replacement as Supreme Court dismisses final legal challenge

The Defense Department is still poised to select the participants forthcoming Joint Warfighter Cloud Capability contract by the end of this month. The…

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Establishing a cyber safety review board

The creation of a Cyber Safety Review Board in President Joe Biden’s executive order on improving cybersecurity is being compared to the establishment…

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Securing critical infrastructure requires collaboration between industry, agencies

With the recent cybersecurity executive order and the critical infrastructure control systems memo, President Joe Biden’s administration is making cybersecurity a top priority. Federal News Network sat down with Jason Payne, chief technology officer for Microsoft Federal, and Steve Faehl, chief technology officer of security for Microsoft Federal, to dig deeper into these recent moves, what makes them important and how federal agencies can partner with industry to achieve their goals.

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