The Defense Department's new Research and Engineering office will take a more assertive role in setting the direction of U.S. military technology development, a senior official from the new organization said March 20. The undersecretary of defense for research and engineering "will set the technical direction for the department, not just recommend," a slide
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The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) recently completed the Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNet) Access Migration Project to improve and modernize the way mission partners connect to the SIPRNet and deliver cost reductions.
The Marine Corps has created a cyberspace career track that will focus on enhancing the service's ability to compete on the information battlefield, the Marine Corps announced March 1.
Today, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry is establishing a new Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response (CESER) at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). $96 million in funding for the office was included in President Trump's FY19 budget request to bolster DOE's efforts in cybersecurity and energy security.
The Air Force paid out nearly $104,000 to a cohort of white-hat hackers as part of Hack the Air Force 2.0, the Pentagon's most recent bug bounty competition. During the 20-day competition, participants uncovered 106 security vulnerabilities across roughly 300 of the branch's public-facing websites. One bug discovered during Hack the Air Force 2.0 earned
An Army team, in fact, recently received a Department of Defense Innovation, Modernization in IT Award specifically for its work in leading the service's implementation of the DoD Cybersecurity Scorecard. The Army's Cybersecurity Scorecard Team worked out a plan for tracking programs of record, worked with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to
The U.S. Cyber Command component responsible for securing, operating and defending the Defense Department’s complex infrastructure of roughly 15,000 networks with 3 million users has achieved full operational capability.
Defense acquisition civilian personnel will see no changes in their title, series or grade as the Defense Department begins to cleave the office of acquisition, technology and logistics in half on Feb. 1.
The release of the 14-page document offers new insights into who makes up the VEP’s Equities Review Board and outlines how the government will publicly release information related to its vulnerability assessment work.
Amazon Web Services unveiled a cloud computing region for the CIA and other intelligence community agencies developed specifically to host secret classified data.