Senior Defense IT officials said 2019 will be a year of action as they order a halt to legacy, one-off IT solutions.
Among the options the Pentagon is considering: Conducting its own assessments of whether subcontractors are meeting new requirements to comply with NIST.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’ top priority is making the military more “lethal” _ but nothing about its new mission at the U.S.-Mexico border advances that goal.
Congress holds off on cutting agencies from DoD’s fourth estate.
Several trade industry groups have urged congressional reform to speed up the security clearance process for federal employees and contractors.
Based on recommendations from the Section 809 Panel, the House has proposed the first major reforms in 25 years to DoD’s buying of commercial items. But the Senate wants more study.
EPA administrator Scott Pruitt is under fire from House Democrats again, this time in response to a new report that suggests Pruitt purposely delayed responses to Freeddom of Information Act requests.
Senate NDAA, House appropriations bill each would impose new preconditions on the Pentagon’s controversial Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure
The Senate is proposing serious changes to the Defense Officer Personnel Management Act to improve recruitment and retention.
The Air Force is expanding its STEP program to 180 enlisted airmen with high potential.