Workforce

DOD clarifies RFID requirements

A new rule mandates the use of radio frequency identification tags even on low-value shipments from low-volume suppliers.

Cybersecurity

Sandia backhacker wins $4.3 million judgment against Sandia Labs

The former employee of Sandia National Laboratories started detecting attacks against Sandia networks in 2002

IT Modernization

DISA budgets $205.2 million for NCES over three years

The agency also plans to spend nearly $270 million on DOD networking programs and more than $113 million on spectrum initiatives, according to its three-year spending plan.

Workforce

DISA to pay $1.2B for network protection

Defending against insider threats puts squeeze on budget.

Workforce

Intercepts

DLA's DVD disintegrator; DOSA shines on Sun and Dell; DISA in, Navy out on Centrixs; The White House's digital TV problem; You are not allowed to look at what we're showing you.

Cybersecurity

DISA could spend close to $1B on security over three years

The agency's plan emphasizes increased defense against insider threats and protection of DOD's classified network.

IT Modernization

DISA plans new top-secret presidential network

The network and a multimedia Crisis Management System will serve multiple fixed locations, Air Force One and the presidential helicopter fleet.

Workforce

DOD seeks $6.4B for counter-IED efforts

President Bush said the Joint IED Defeat Organization will use the funds to develop and procure technologies that destroy improvised explosive devices before they detonate and to train U.S. forces to detect and disable the devices.

Workforce

Bush asks for $716.5B DOD budget

The fiscal 2008 amount includes a $93.4 billion 2007 supplemental budget request, prompting the House Armed Services Committee's chairman to vow to ensure “the spending is justified."

IT Modernization

DISA picks Vion for 'on demand' storage buy

The $700 million storage buy is the second award in the agency's push toward a utility-based approach to technology services.

Workforce

Vendors await Space Command RFP

EDS, Verizon and Northrop Grumman say they will pursue the command’s Uniform Communications project, which aims to provide a single, unified network serving 19 command sites.

Workforce

DISA launches second NCES collaboration tool procurement

The agency also taps the Google-powered Intelink search tool for DOD-wide use.

Workforce

Satellite development delays cost DOD $1B

The Defense Department is considering the use of high-tech balloons and unmanned aerial vehicles as communications relays to bridge DOD's satellite gap.

Cybersecurity

CAC use nearly halves DOD network intrusions, Croom says

DISA director all but rules out use of Outlook Web Access by remote users because of its poor security.

IT Modernization

Google tailors Earth for DOD users

Google Earth Fusion allows federal agencies to manipulate and integrate their own geospatial imagery with the company’s software tools.

Workforce

Marines in Afghanistan to get extra rations

After the release of a report that units in the Afghan mountains were starving, the service plans to field a new high-calorie, high-carbohydrate assault ration.

Workforce

China's anti-satellite test impacts comments on Loran need

Public comments to DOT say the threat against GPS is now real, not theoretical, reinforcing the need to continue operation of the ground-based long-range radio navigation electronic navigation system.

IT Modernization

Policy-makers weigh alternatives to GPS

The government must decide whether to shut down a ground-based navigation system operated by the Coast Guard or enhance it to serve as a backup for the critical Global Positioning System.

Workforce

Web extra: How Loran and eLoran work

The government must decide whether to invest in a ground-based navigation system to back up the Global Positioning System.

Workforce

Intercepts

Is Afghanistan the forgotten war?; Marines beef up supplemental radio buys; Just say no to Google Desktop; Software assurance not all that reassuring; Is the AF about to land a TKO on DKO?

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