Robert Work

Robert Work: Industry, DoD Innovation Have Roles in Defense Against Tech Threats

Robert Work Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work has identified the “very rapid” technological advances not just of nation-states but also regional actors and transnational terrorists ...
Littoral Combat Ship

Report: LCS Replacement Program Uncertain With Chuck Hagel’s Resignation

The Defense Department‘s plans on the replacement platform for the final 20 Littoral Combat Ships is on hold following Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel‘s resignation, DoD ...
cloud

Report: New DoD Cloud Strategy Seeks to Decentralize Procurement

An upcoming release of the Defense Department‘s new cloud strategy aims to give individual agencies the capability to pursue commercial cloud procurements independently compared ...
Robert Work

Robert Work: Vertical Integration to Help DoD ‘Fourth Estate’ Identify Admin Savings

Robert Work Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work says that the Defense Department is planning to adopt a vertical integration approach to reduce administrative costs across “fourth ...
mobile security

Defense Department to Adopt Derived Credentials Agency-Wide in 2015; Mark Norton Comments

The Defense Department plans to implement the derived credentials system for access management across the entire department in July 2015, Federal Times reported Friday. Aaron Boyd ...
Budget

ODNI, DoD Update Proposed Budget for FY 2015 Intelligence Programs

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence and Defense Department have released updated budget request figures for their respective intelligence programs in fiscal 2015 to ...
Victor Gavin

Victor Gavin: Navy Pushes Forward With Cloud Email Migration Pilot

Victor Gavin Victor Gavin, the U.S. Navy‘s program executive officer for enterprise information systems, says that the service’s pilot efforts to utilize Microsoft Office ...
Robert Gates

Robert Gates Asks Lawmakers to Work on Budget Compromise

Robert Gates Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates has urged lawmakers balance the national budget and noted his belief that sequestration has negatively impacted national security ...
Budget

U.S. Intell Spending Totals $68B for Fiscal 2014

The U.S. government spent $67.9 billion on military and non-military intelligence programs over the past fiscal year, according to data from the Defense Department and the Office of ...
acquisition policy

Andrew Hunter: Pentagon, Congress Aim for Consensus on Military Acquisition Reforms

A Defense Department program director has observed an emerging consensus between defense executives and lawmakers to revamp the military procurement system and clear overlapping acquisition ...