New framework in place to govern agency's mission as DOD's cloud broker.
Officials cite complexity of requirements, not budget or sequestration concerns.
Senators focus on Iran and Israel, but defense nominee also addresses matters at home.
Three-year, $617 million agreement goes beyond bulk purchasing, Pentagon officials say.
Cyber warfare isn't a new domain anymore, but it still takes time to prepare for it, top Air Force officials said.
Unauthorized changes, data inconsistencies could put audit-ready goal at risk.
After an audit found that agencies have made very little use of strategic sourcing, DOD and other agencies point to some reforms, pledge to make more.
DHS head defends the need for executive action on cybersecurity, but says it won't include some things that 'only legislation can do.'
The military is facing the risk of digital sabotage in counterfeit electronics components infiltrating defense systems.
Policies and guidance help move agile development along, but agencies are struggling with challenges rooted in cultural issues.
In an unlikely partnership, DOD and Census are looking for new solutions related to data, mobility and communications.
The Defense Department will play a prominent role in navigating procurement in a tough fiscal time, and the nominee for a senior acquisition job awaits the Senate's confirmation.