Council advises architecture security
The CIO Council reminds agencies to secure their enterprise architecture software tools and the sensitive information those tools collect.

DOD medical records stolen
The Defense Department launches an investigation after computer systems containing 560,000 medical records were stolen from a Phoenix-based medical defense contractor.

NMCI moves forward
The Navy received the go-ahead from the Defense Department's chief information officer to roll out up to 160,000 seats of the Navy Marine Corps Intranet after EDS met many of its service-level agreements.

USC wins Spawar pact
The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command last week awarded a $1.7 million contract to the University of Southern California to develop technology that will help further the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Total Information Awareness project.

IG: DOD contracting falls short
The Defense Department is not complying with the General Services Administration's regulations regarding competition when awarding orders to small businesses, the department's inspector general said.

Input predicts outsourcing growth
Input's research report indicates that federal IT outsourcing will more than double during the next five years, ballooning from $6.6 billion in fiscal 2002 to $15 billion in fiscal 2007.


  • Defense
    Ryan D. McCarthy being sworn in as Army Secretary Oct. 10, 2019. (Photo credit: Sgt. Dana Clarke/U.S. Army)

    Army wants to spend nearly $1B on cloud, data by 2025

    Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said lack of funding or a potential delay in the JEDI cloud bid "strikes to the heart of our concern."

  • Congress
    Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) at the Hack the Capitol conference Sept. 20, 2018

    Jim Langevin's view from the Hill

    As chairman of of the Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committe and a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, Rhode Island Democrat Jim Langevin is one of the most influential voices on cybersecurity in Congress.

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