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Mark Lewis: DoD Working on Standards, Best Practices for AI Initiatives

Mark Lewis, director of research and engineering for modernization at the Department of Defense (DoD), said DoD’s R&E office is working on a series of best practices and technical standards for its artificial intelligence initiatives amid a rising number of AI efforts spread across the Pentagon, C4ISRNET reported Tuesday.

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Joe Kirschbaum on GAO’s Assessment of Pentagon’s Cyber Hygiene Initiatives

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Joe Kirschbaum, director of defense capabilities and management issues at the Government Accountability Office (GAO), told Federal News Network in an interview posted Wednesday about GAO’s assessment of the Department of Defense’s three cyber hygiene efforts. GAO looked at DoD’s defense to cybersecurity culture and compliance initiative, cyber discipline plan and cyber awareness training and Kirschbaum said the office found lapses in tracking the implementation of cyber hygiene-related tasks.

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Gen. Stephen Lyons: TRANSCOM Looks for Ways to Offload Work to Commercial Airlines

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Army Gen. Stephen Lyons, head of U.S. Transportation Command, said TRANSCOM is exploring ways on how to shift work to Civil Reserve Air Fleet partners in an effort to mitigate the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the commercial airline industry, Defense News reported Monday.

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