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Air Force unveils 10-year cyber warfare plan

In tandem with creating a new information warfare command, the Air Force released a new strategy to address digital warfare over the next decade.

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Will Bolton's ouster mean a comeback for the top White House cyber job?

The top cyber official at DHS said his agency is already taking on many of the defunct White House cybersecurity coordinator's old responsibilities.

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Air Force announces new information warfare entity

After some delay, the Air Combat Command will combine its 24th (cyber) and 25th (intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) Numbered Air Forces into one.

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USAF preps cyber review

The Air Force has been undergoing a comprehensive cyber audit modeled on the Navy's review, and is preparing to show findings to the Pentagon.

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How VA is disrupting tech delivery

A former Digital Service specialist at the Department of Veterans Affairs explains efforts to transition government from a legacy "project" approach to a more user-centered "product" method.

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Air Force Reserve boosts cyber capacity looking ahead to election season

The Air Force Reserve is showing higher retention rates among cyber operators compared to its general workforce.

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After 10 years, shared spectrum goes live

Almost a decade in the making, a frequency sharing program involving Defense Department spectrum and commercial users is open for business.

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DHS cloud push comes with complications

A pressing data center closure schedule and an ensuing scramble to move applications means that some Homeland Security components might need more than one hop to get to the cloud.

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AI faces growing pains in the federal workplace

Auditors want artificial intelligence tools to monitor fraud and abuse, but the new tech is slow to penetrate agencies.

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Agile software and flying cars top Air Force acquisition priorities

Will Roper, the Air Force's acquisition head is pushing for a new flying car project and massively scaled agile software development processes across the service.

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Procurement chief tees up potential changes in CSP-government relations

In the coming year, the Office of Management and Budget plans a new look at the details of how to work with cloud service providers and other vendors on data sharing and product development.

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Senate advances spending bill without TMF funding

A Senate subcommittee advanced a spending bill Sept. 17 that zeros out new funding for the central Technology Modernization Fund authorized under the Modernizing Government Technology Act.

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