Nicolas Chaillan, chief software officer of the U.S. Air Force, said the service branch’s effort to link the military across all domains through the Joint All-Domain Command and Control program would not entail a major technology transformation but would require a "completely new" open-source data architecture, FedScoop reported Tuesday.Read More »
Several technology companies have established an alliance under the auspices of the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards to create tools that would facilitate interoperability and data exchange across cybersecurity platforms.Read More »
The National Security Agency plans to update its open source malware dissection tool with new time-saving and accuracy boost features, Cyberscoop reported Thursday. The platform, named Ghidra, will feature new processor modules, provide system call support and allow for additional edits.Read More »
The Technology Modernization Board has awarded $23.5M in second round of funds to help three federal agencies upgrade their information technology infrastructure, Federal Times reported Monday. The General Services Administration and the departments of Agriculture and Labor were the award recipients under the Technology Modernization Fund’s round two.
IBM has agreed to acquire Red Hat for approximately $34B in a move both companies expect to create a global hybrid cloud provider. IBM said Sunday it will pay $190M in cash for each share of Red Hat under the deal that is expected to conclude in the latter half of next year, subject to approvals by Red Hat shareholders and regulators.Read More »
La’Naia Jones: Intelligence Community Aims Cyber Efforts at Hacking Capability Commoditization, Ransomware
La’Naia Jones, deputy chief information officer at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, has said the intelligence community has started to direct its cybersecurity efforts against the use of ransomware by nation state-related threat actors, expansion of the information technology supply chain exploits and commoditization of breaching capabilities, MeriTalk reported Wednesday.Read More »
The General Services Administration‘s 18F organization has unveiled an open source library of web design guidelines and code intended for government designers and developers. Will Sullivan, an 18F product lead, wrote in a blog entry posted Monday that the first version of the U.S. Web Design Standards includes code and guidelines for forms, typography, …Read More »