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The network upgrade will boost operating speeds for the agency's Enterprise Data Centers, Joint Regional Security Stack sites and Joint Information Environment, the Pentagon's beleaguered effort to consolidate IT infrastructure. It would also bringing new fiber connections to command posts around the ...
At stake is not just money, and prestige for the victorious cloud company, but the future warfighting capabilities of the world's largest military. “The current Department of Defense IT infrastructure is a federated legacy environment based on earlier technology,” White said. “DOD's move to the cloud will rapidly ...

He said he saw units upgrading to long-outdated computer programs, computer systems that didn't work with each other and a product development process in which systems are outdated by the time they are delivered. “My summary conclusion is that we have fantastic people who are trapped in a very bad ...
A government-backed hacking group tried to breach the Department of Defense via the exact same software vulnerability that was used to breach Equifax, an official with the National Security Agency said Tuesday during a speech at the 2018 RSA conference. “The vulnerability that took down Equifax last ...
Automation tools can help DOD cut through the “noise” of unneeded data, she said at a panel discussion of continuous monitoring for cyberthreats. The department's thousands of computer systems make automation imperative to keep those systems patched and identify insider threats, Janssen added.
For example, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2016 required DOD and the military departments to issue guidance to address five ... As a result, DOD lacks assurance that its IT infrastructure will support the department's business priorities and related business strategies.

An updated national strategy that will guide how the Trump administration handles cyber defense and threats is being debated at the White House and “should be forthcoming in the near future,” a Pentagon official told lawmakers Wednesday. That strategy, in turn, will inform a Defense Department cyber ...
Other health IT priorities at DOD include building and upgrading its IT infrastructure and cybersecurity. VA also is in the midst of its own EHR implementation and is expected to sign a sole source contract with Cerner. No word yet on what role Leidos may play. Other priorities include cyber, cloud and digital ...
The Pentagon is close to awarding a cloud-services contract worth as much as $10 billion to Amazon, even as President Donald Trump attacks the ... and says "your Defense Department is set to award a no-bid, ten-year contract for all its IT infrastructure to Administration-enemy Jeff Bezos' Amazon.".
Trump quietly met with a major tech CEO whose company is locked in competition with Amazon for a Pentagon contract worth billions ... Addressed directly to Trump, the ad warns: "Your Defense Department is set to award a no-bid, ten-year contract for all its IT infrastructure to Administration-enemy Jeff ...
The founding director of the Pentagon's digital service team and a key leader of the Cloud Executive Steering Group is sticking around for a third year. ... called "Hack the Pentagon," which offered security experts rewards for identifying weaknesses in public-facing Department of Defense computer systems.
Lynch made waves in the starched, orderly world of the Pentagon by wearing a hoodie to work and launching a bug bounty program called "Hack the Pentagon," which offered security experts rewards for identifying weaknesses in public-facing Department of Defense computer systems. A new round of ...
The contest, hosted by the cybersecurity platform HackerOne, marks the Pentagon's fifth bug bounty program. Bug bounty programs recruit ethical or white-hat hackers to find security holes within an organization's computer networks. Vulnerabilities can range from low-risk flaws to major problems capable ...
Addressed directly to the president, it warns, "Your Defense Department is set to award a no-bid, ten-year contract for all its IT infrastructure to Administration-enemy Jeff Bezos' Amazon." DOD released a draft solicitation for its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud acquisition in early March, ...
The bank told the Defense Department that the attack came from a computer system that was randomly guessing cardholder account usernames and passwords. The program hit Citigroup's Pentagon online account application more than 1.3 million times. The hackers did successfully guess 318 Pentagon ...
White said the existing DoD IT infrastructure is a federated legacy environment based on earlier technology. ... With JEDI Cloud, DoD is pursuing infrastructure and platform as a service, which is the foundational layer necessary to enable advanced capabilities such as machine learning and artificial ...
Amazon Web Services filed a protest this week that indicates it would contest any meddling by President Donald Trump into a coming Pentagon contract. Amazon Web Services filed a protest with the Government Accountability Office on Tuesday to contest the awarding of a military contract to Google.

The agency doesn't hand out press passes that let reporters walk the halls, the way they do at the Pentagon. It doesn't hold regular press briefings, as the ..... But after I filed the first story, it sat in the Times computer system for days, then weeks, untouched by editors. I asked several editors about the story's ...
The Hermit Kingdom's recent successes in missile testing are fueling the Pentagon's search for high-tech measures that might knock out command-and-control structures or even missiles in mid-flight. .... “With cyber attacks, you're exploiting an adversary's use of advanced computer systems,” Scharre said.
Malicious software attacked a safety system in August at Saudi Aramco, the world's largest oil company, in what is the first-ever example of malware targeting the computer systems designed to prevent a disaster at an industrial facility, FP's Elias Groll reports. More here: “The attack was first described by the ...
Washington: The US Army will soon send teams of cyber warriors to the battlefield, officials said Wednesday, as the military increasingly looks to take the offensive against enemy computer networks. While the Army's mission is generally to "attack and destroy," the cyber troops have a slightly different goal, ...
He joined the Air Force in 2002 in the computer systems operation. His stateside assignments included bases and posts in Washington state, Texas, Louisiana, the Pentagon and Virginia. He also served overseas in Korea and Germany. He has deployed in support of operations Joint Endeavor, Southern ...
But, our profession's only semi-equivalent — 2,400 red-pen wielding auditors — will infiltrate the Department of Defense (DoD) this month to kick butt and ... The firm had not made sure that financial data in the Marine Corps' computer systems was accurate, he said in the email, and the inspector general's ...
The agreement comes amid heightened concerns about Russian spy agencies' efforts to infiltrate U.S. government computer networks. Government agencies are currently scrambling to rid their computer systems of the Russian anti-virus Kaspersky, which the Homeland Security Department has ...
MINDEF to open computer systems to hackers so that vulnerabilities can be found and fixed ... He added that bug bounty programmes are not new globally with the United States' Department of Defense holding “Hack the Pentagon” exercises, while companies like Google and Facebook conducting similar ...
Defense contractors and subcontractors that handle certain types of defense information must be in compliance with Department of Defense (DoD) ... is designed to provide a flexible assessment process that contractors can adapt to suit their unique needs, contractual requirements and IT infrastructure.
Northrop Grumman and the Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency conducted a demonstration, using a ground-based DAS and a DAS-configured gateway .... The system hinges upon an upgraded ship-based radar and computer system referred to as Aegis Radar –- designed to provide defense against ...
The hope was that Red Disk could provide a consistent picture from the Pentagon to deployed soldiers in the Afghan battlefield, including satellite images ... highly scalable and flexible data flows, which directs different kinds of data across multiple computer networks and geographically dispersed sites.
His career centered on data management and computer systems analysis, and programing for numerous private and government offices.
And it comes amid growing Pentagon concern that U.S. forces are losing ... Since its debut in 2004, the software, radios, and computer systems ...
However, Pentagon leaders have consistently said current policy requires ... Korea would look like; senior DoD officials have, however, been very clear ... The computer system is essential to what F-35 proponents refer to as ...
DoD marks successful EHR rollout at initial sites, but long road ahead to full ... Next, the Pentagon's independent Office of Operational Test and ... to look at our IT infrastructure development and our ability to make sure that we ...
Essentially, Shulkin said VA needed the funding by the end of the calendar year to achieve efficiencies to align closely with the DoD's current ... “This continency allows us to avoid cost increases and to move forward with IT infrastructure modifications and expand our program management office to provide ...
Pentagon's Streamlined IT Service Provider Boosts Efficiency ... By consolidating IT functions, the JSP helps the DOD save money and improve efficiency. ... have operational control of the Army's IT infrastructure and end-user ...
Johns Hopkins-led team aims to turn computer systems into digital detectives ... The team's ultimate goal is to teach a computer system to "think" like a ... is principal investigator on the DoD grant, said a key goal is to develop ...
Australian defense firm was hacked and F-35 data stolen, DOD confirms ... Clarke characterized the IT infrastructure at the company as "sloppy.
The above observation holds even where some U.S. government agencies check computer systems more rigorously, at least on paper. DOD, for example works ...
A spokesman for the Pentagon, Col. ... South Korea have long had each other's computer networks in their sights. The United States, piggybacking on South Korean operations, broke into the North's computer systems in 2010 ...
Officially, the DOD has acknowledged that its financial statements for 2015 ... financial data files had been erased from its computer system.
Hashtag Trending – Russia vetted HPE's Pentagon software, Canadian Space ... and much of the U.S. military to guard its computer networks.
Aerial of the Pentagon, the Department of Defense headquarters in Arlington, ... that is used by the Pentagon to guard its computer networks.
The same system the pentagon uses to guard its own computer networks. Reuters obtained exclusive details on HPE's decision to let Vladimir ...
The U.S. military uses the cyber defense software to safeguard its computer networks and alert analysts when computer systems may come ...
Mocked-up buildings were rigged with communications and computer systems that simulated possible enemy capabilities. Many of ... The 2012 test, the only one so far declassified by the Pentagon, has been followed by additional tests and various experiments to advance the microwave technology. A new ...
Under 10-year Cerner contract, VA to follow DoD's same EHR implementation path ... us to move forward with IT infrastructure modifications and expanding our ... The Pentagon is implementing the health record to sites in the ...
ArcSight is a cyber defense tool that DoD uses to safeguard its computer systems from cyber threats. “I understand that individual businesses ...
DOD, HHS Recommend Collaboration with Industry to Fight Ransomware ... an “asymmetric advantage” against that Pentagon's formidable military ... that have the mature IT infrastructure or security staff to consume or take ...
The Pentagon uses HPE's ArcSight software to protect sensitive computer networks. Hewlett-Packard acquired ArcSight in 2010 in a deal ...
Pentagon: We'll Keep Buying Software That Russian Spies have Looked ... when it detects that computer systems may have come under attack.
Pentagon's new IT provider declares full operating capability, becomes part of DISA ... most IT services for the Pentagon and other DoD headquarters functions in the ... responsibility to defend the Pentagon IT infrastructure that DISA now ... for each desk in the building to be connected to computer networks, ...


 

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