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DISA Sets Eye on Becoming DoD’s Leading Cloud Provider

The Defense Information Systems Agency said this week it wants to become the Defense Department’s leading provider of cloud computing platforms and services. In an interview with Nextgov, DISA Chief Technology Officer Dave Mihelcic said his agency is “uniquely positioned” to be DoD’s cloud provider of first resort both for …

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DHS Deems Critical Infrastructure Month Successful

While many people were celebrating the New Year, the Department of Homeland Security was marking the end of Critical Infrastructure Month. The month-long campaign’s purpose was to raise awareness about the vital role protecting things such as telecommunications networks, nuclear and chemical facilities, and transportation systems plays in U.S. national …

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DoD Predictions for 2011

Most of the big issues facing the Defense Department in 2011 can be boiled down to one word: budget. A duo of defense experts talked to DoDBuzz about what to look for on the defense horizon for 2011 and mostly agreed that 2010 economic uncertainty and the political grandstanding surrounding …

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DoD, GSA to Keep Tabs on Contractor IDs

The Defense Department, the General Services Administration and NASA are playing tough in an effort to ensure that special access cards used by government contractors are returned after a contract’s terms are over. Until all the microchip-embedded cards are returned, the new rules, published in the Federal Register last week, …

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