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Army CIO details digital strategy, changes for IT enterprise

Army CIO plans to release new enterprise digital strategy and rein in $2 billion of bloated IT spending.

Bill Evanina

Evanina resigns as counterintelligence chief

William Evanina, a career intelligence official, is stepping down from the post of director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center.

U.S. Senator Jack Reed, the ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, from Rhode Island, speaks with senior leadership from Army Futures Command (AFC), and Austin, Texas area entrepreneurs at Army Applications Laboratory. Senator Reed toured facilities and met with leadership to learn about the AFC mission. (U.S. Army photo by Patrick Enright)

SASC gavel set to change hands

With Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.) as the new chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Democrats will set the tone on defense policy and budgets.

Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, canter, commander of U.S. Central Command, addresses the audience during the Resolute Support change of command ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan, March 2, 2016.

Austin tackles cyber and social policy in nomination hearing

Senators question defense secretary nominee about cyber and racism as several National Guardsmen removed from inauguration duty.

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White House names GSA senior leaders

The Biden-Harris administration tapped former officials to senior slots at the General Services Administration, but the nomination of an administrator is still to come.

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SolarWinds hack blights the Trump administration's cybersecurity record

The consequences of the SolarWinds Orion hack are far from clear, but analysts and lawmakers say that officials at CISA and NSA made notable strides to improve the government's cybersecurity posture.

Avril Haines testifies SSCI Jan. 19, 2021

Haines looks to restore IC workforce morale

If confirmed, Avril Haines says that one of her top priorities as the Director of National Intelligence will be "institutional" issues, like renewing public trust in the intelligence community and improving workforce morale.

US Government photo. NSA headquarters, Ft. Meade MD

Rob Joyce to lead NSA cyber office

Joyce's predecessor, Anne Neuberger, is joining President-elect Joe Biden's administration as a deputy national security advisor.

DOD acquisition chief Ellen Lord briefs the press March 25, 2020. DOD photo.

CMMC, industrial capital strategy could continue in Biden's DOD

The Defense Department's top buyer, Ellen Lord, said the incoming Biden administration will have to contend with adversarial investments and cybersecurity weaknesses in the contractor base.

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NASA names permanent CIO

Acting tech chief Jeff Seaton takes over as NASA CIO as part of a spate of leadership changes.

Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, canter, commander of U.S. Central Command, addresses the audience during the Resolute Support change of command ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan, March 2, 2016.

Civilian-military concerns trail Biden's defense secretary pick

With the Senate Armed Services Committee prepping to hear the nomination of retired Army General Lloyd Austin to serve as secretary of defense, some lawmakers are concerned about preserving civilian control of the U.S. military.

John Garing,

John Garing, former Air Force and DISA exec, dies at 78

The winner of GCN's Hall of Fame award in 2010, Garing continued his government IT career with Suss Consulting and Vion Corp.

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