Tag Archives: IT

Adm. Michael Rogers: AI, Human Analytics Integration Can Aid Natl Security Programs

Some military and federal agency officials who took part in a panel discussion held Thursday in Washington believe that artificial intelligence technology can support missions in cyberspace and the intelligence community, DoD News reported Friday. Amaani Lyle writes that Adm. Michael Rogers, head of the U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency, proposed the integration of AI and human …

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Report: Dawn Leaf to Retire as Labor Department CIO

Dawn Leaf, Labor Department chief information officer, is set to retire at the end of September after a 35-year career in the private and government sector, FCW reported Wednesday. Adam Mazmanian writes Gundeep Ahluwalia, deputy CIO at the department, will assume Leaf’s position upon her retirement. As DOL CIO, Leaf worked to modernize …

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Navy Evaluates Strike Group Capacity at 2016 USS Dahlgren Demo Event

The U.S. Navy has evaluated a strike group in various areas such as gun weapon systems, combat systems and interoperability with surface and air assets at the 2016 USS Dahlgren demonstration. According to a report published by the Navy’s information technology magazine, the USS Dahlgren cybernetic laboratory tested engagement coordination with virtual and …

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Commerce Dept to Launch Challenge for IT Systems to Drive Port Information Sharing

The Commerce Department will launch a national technology challenge to produce open-source port information-sharing platforms designed to support local seaports and relevant stakeholders. The competition will require teams to create port community system prototypes that work to support secure data-sharing between stakeholder communities of specific ports in line with the recommended data elements of the …

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Intel’s Patty Hatter to Serve on NIST Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board

Patty Hatter, Intel‘s security group professional services business unit vice president and general manager, will join the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board on a four-year term. NIST said Tuesday the 20-year leadership veteran will fill a role under the membership category defined in the ISPAB charter as four members from …

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GAO: Navy Should Fully Implement DoD Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness Guidance

The Government Accountability Office has recommended the U.S. Navy fully implement the Defense Department‘s Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness guidance for the service branch’s Fund Balance With Treasury plan. GAO said Friday implementation of the FIAR in areas of process analysis, prioritization, internal control assessment, testing and supporting documentation evaluation can help support …

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DoD Issues New Document on IT, Cybersecurity Goals; Terry Halvorsen Comments

The Defense Department has released a nine-page document that details DoD’s plans to update its information technology infrastructure and build up its cybersecurity posture, Signal magazine reported Thursday. Sandra Jontz writes Terry Halvorsen, DoD chief information officer, introduced Thursday the “DoD Information Technology Environment – Way Forward to Tomorrow’s Strategic Landscape” document …

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