• Defense
    Deputy Secretary of Defense nominee Kathleen Hicks at her Senate confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C. Feb. 2, 2021. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)

    Pentagon is 'actively' weighing JEDI options, Hicks says

    Kathleen Hicks, the deputy defense secretary, said DOD is "very actively looking at our options" to fulfill the enterprise cloud needs and with a strategic decision "in the next month." 06/21/2021

  • IT Modernization
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    TMF board scales up

    The deputy federal CIO said on Monday that the Technology Modernization Board has received numerous "large-scale modernization, cybersecurity projects" from the entire federal landscape after relaxing payback requirements. 06/21/2021

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    Next time you want to curse out the media, remember this

    Steve Kelman puts his occasional frustrations with stories on the federal government in perspective. 06/21/2021

  • Cybersecurity
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    CISA still in the dark about agency network defense plans

    In the wake of the SolarWinds campaign, the agency in charge of federal agency cyber defense acknowledges some gaps in both its data collection and network monitoring capabilities. 06/21/2021

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    FCW Insider: June 21, 2021

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 06/21/2021

  • Oversight
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    Deferred maintenance takes a toll on federal infrastructure in Indian Country

    The average age of health care facilities run by the Indian Health Service is more than 37 years. The agency's construction program has a need for an estimated $22 billion, an agency official told lawmakers. 06/18/2021

  • Defense

    Data sharing is critical for JADC2, but reciprocity is hard to enforce

    It's going to take more than a new policy to achieve the Defense Department's ultimate goal of connecting every sensor and shooter through Joint All Domain Command and Control. 06/18/2021

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    FCW Insider: June 18, 2021

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 06/18/2021

  • Cybersecurity
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    Survey: Many water utilities lack data on IT, OT assets

    The new survey data from an information sharing and analysis center was published on the same day a news outlet reported a water treatment facility in California was easily breached by an individual who possessed a former employee's credentials. 06/17/2021

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