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Service heads quiet on DOD cloud plan

At a D.C. defense policy event, the secretaries of the Army, Navy and Air Force skirted the issue of the Pentagon's centralized cloud procurement strategy.

Defense Digital Service Director Chris Lynch speaks during the JEDI Cloud Industry Day in Arlington, Va., on March 7, 2018. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)

DOD details its plans for JEDI cloud contract

The timeline for a department-wide commercial cloud solution is aggressive, but Pentagon officials say deeper in-house expertise and better internal cooperation can get them to an award this year.

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Why the Energy Department needs a cyber program

The DOE wants $96 million in fiscal 2019 to fund a cybersecurity office to help manage threats facing the energy grid.

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Meet the 7 leaders who will be steering modernization dollars

The Office of Management and Budget announced the first members of the Technology Modernization Fund Board.

NGA Deputy Director Justin Poole

NGA previews acquisition overhaul

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is looking to revamp its acquisition process to lean heavily on small businesses and agile spending authorities.

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OMB issues final MGT Act guidance

The Office of Management and Budget is officially accepting submissions from agencies for funds to modernize their outdated technologies under the Modernizing Government Technology Act.

Raj Shah managing director diux

Raj Shah exits DIUx

After almost two years at the helm of the Pentagon's innovation shop, Raj Shah is returning to the private sector.

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GSA preps for new modernization fund

GSA has to wait for Technology Modernization Fund appropriation, but the agency is preparing to be ready to go, said a top official.

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SEC moves to quash insider trading on cyber breach news

The Securities and Exchange Commission released new guidance on how publicly traded companies should handle data breach disclosures.

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OMB wants acquisition innovation

Administration officials say agencies need to streamline acquisition for the sake of their financial health.

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FBI mulls move to the cloud

The bureau wants industry input on moving its infrastructure to the cloud as a $30 billion IT services contract is set to expire.

How vulnerable are contractors when it comes to data breaches?

A survey of more than 1,200 public sector contractors found that healthcare, defense and IT contractors lead vendors in reported incidents since 2016.

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