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FCW Insider: Aug. 27

Air Force seeks proof of concept in latest JADC2 experiment

The Air Force's "internet of things" also known as the Advanced Battle Management System is headed into a massive experiment to iron out the complexities of data-fueled warfare.

Disinformation on the cheap

Online influence operations are often easy and cheap to set up with open source tooling, according to new research from Cisco Talos.

SDN and the post-COVID office

In the post-pandemic environment, the software-defined network capabilities of the General Services Administration's next-generation telecom contract could be important, said an agency official.

Feeling proud and teary-eyed about the right to vote

How Steve Kelman's reflections on voting struck a chord in his network.

Quick Hits

*** Washington Technology reports that the Defense Information Services Agency expects to release the solicitation for a potential 10-year, $11.7 billion IT support contract by the end of September with an award expected in the fourth quarter of calendar year 2021.

*** GCN reports that the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Cloud Computing Forensic Science Working Group has begun to describe and categorize cybersecurity investigative challenges in a new publication, the NIST Cloud Computing Forensic Science Challenges. It targets digital forensic examiners, developers and researchers, cloud security professionals, law enforcement officers and cloud auditors, and it is intended to help the cloud computing community understand the issues facing digital forensics so it can assist in developing technologies and standards to mitigate those challenges.

Posted by FCW Staff on Aug 27, 2020 at 2:23 AM


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