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Air Force Portal Moves to AWS Cloud

An online U.S. Air Force website has migrated from a Defense Information Systems Agency-managed server to Amazon Web Service‘s cloud platform. Wright-Patterson AF Base said Thursday the Air Force Portal migration was part of the AF Life Cycle Management Center’s initiative to help transition hundreds of separate applications onto hosting systems from cloud vendors such …

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DoD Program Offers Mobile Communication Services for Military, Civilian Use

The Defense Information Systems Agency has implemented initiatives to simplify the review process for mobile applications, increase security and expand the availability of tablet devices for Defense Department military and civilian personnel. Approximately 1,600 customers use the classified communications service from the DoD Mobility Program, DISA said Monday. Jake Marcellus, the program’s …

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John Sherman on Microsoft Azure’s Addition to Intell Community’s IT Modernization Effort

John Sherman, chief information officer of the Intelligence Community, has said the inclusion of Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform in the IC Information Technology Enterprise reflects his office’s efforts to search for alternative technologies in support of the community’s requirements, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. ICITE is a program that seeks …

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Report: Chris Liddell Appointed White House Deputy Chief of Staff

Chris Liddell, a member of the White House Office of American Innovation, will serve as deputy to John Kelly, the administration’s chief of staff, and oversee policy coordination efforts, CNBC reported Monday. “Chris is widely respected across the administration and is highly qualified to oversee and coordinate our policy process,” …

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White House Considers Christopher Liddell for NEC Director Post

Christopher Liddell, director of strategic initiatives at the White House, has emerged as a front-runner to succeed former National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn, the New York Times reported Saturday. The report said Cohn resigned as NEC head and President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser due to differences of opinion over …

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New DOJ Guide Urges Prosecutors to Seek Data Access Directly From Enterprise Users

The Justice Department has released new guidelines advising prosecutors to work directly with businesses when they need access to those enterprises’ data, instead of going through cloud service providers. Neal Suggs, Microsoft vice president and deputy general counsel, wrote in a blog post published Thursday that the guideline also describes practical considerations on the …

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