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Frank Kendall: STEM Workforce Dev’t, BBP 3.0 Key to US Tech Superiority

Frank Kendall Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall outlined the need to develop future workers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math to ensure U.S. technological ...
Ashton Carter

Ashton Carter: DoD Wants IT Industry Talent for Agency’s Digital Service Group

Ashton Carter The U.S. Defense Department aims to recruit information technology professionals from the private sector to help the agency solve data and IT management problems, Nextgov ...
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House Subpanel Eyes F-35B, F/A-18, Stryker Additions to 2016 Defense Budget

The House Armed Services Committee’s tactical air and land forces subcommittee plans to include additional F-35B and F/A-18E/F aircraft and upgraded Stryker armored vehicles ...
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CBO Reports on Implementation, Compliance Costs For Data Breach Notification Bill

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the cost of implementing the Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015 or H.R. 1770 over the next five years will reach $1 ...
computer-technology

SolarWinds Survey Examines Barriers to Federal Tech Adoption; Suaad Sait Comments

A new SolarWinds survey has delved into the barriers facing federal agencies as they adopt new technologies. The survey reveals that 92 percent of respondents acknowledged “significant ...
Ashton Carter

Ashton Carter Unveils New DoD Cyber Strategy

Ashton Carter Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has released a new strategic plan for the Defense Department to secure cyberspace operations and strengthen cybersecurity of weapon systems, ...
Loretta Lynch

Senate Confirms Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney General

Loretta Lynch Loretta Lynch has received confirmation from the Senate as the U.S. attorney general more than five months after President Barack Obama nominated her for the position, ...
cyber

House Clears Second Cyber Info Sharing Bill in a Week

The House voted 355-63 Thursday to pass a bill to encourage government and industry data sharing on cyber threats and protect companies from disclosure liability, Federal News Radio ...
acquisition policy

Heidi Shyu, Sean Stackley, William LaPlante Testify on Defense Acquisition Reform

Top acquisition officials from U.S. Air Force, Army and Navy have testified before a Senate panel on efforts to reform the military’s processes and drive effectivity and responsiveness ...
Congress

Report: Budget Negotiators Reach ‘Tentative’ Deal on FY 2016 Budget

Budget negotiators in the House and Senate are finalizing a “tentative” agreement that seeks to align the upper and lower chambers’ versions of a fiscal year 2016 ...