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Department of Defense News and Analysis

News and analysis relating to IT modernization at the U.S. Defense Department. As the center of U.S. military command, the Pentagon has consistently endeavored to apply new technologies to augment readiness and force efficacy. The increasing demands of data-intensive mission systems have necessitated a focus on cloud adoption at the Pentagon, as well as an attention to reforming defense-centric IT to anticipate and integrate future technology.
CISO Wanda Jones-Heath says thinking about the service on an enterprise level will spur efficiency and innovation across DOD.
Though some regulatory procedures have been impacted, accreditation board is already working with industry.
A new special report suggests that multifactor authentication, encryption and other steps can protect patients' health information.
A program with DOD helps bidirectionally share information with local partners.
Public and private-sector efforts now have a tiered approach to cybersecurity controls.
The Defense Department and the Intelligence Community review ‘mission-critical’ and classified work.
Several confirmed cases in DC area are prompting federal government to implement emergency working procedures.
The world's largest pathological tissue repository can provide researchers valuable data to combat infectious diseases.
The officials report successful transition of MTFs to DHA and MHS GENESIS EHR deployments to House members.
The agency is following DIB's recommendations for the technology.
A layered defense approach won’t work anymore — zero trust is necessary as the Defense Department moves to the cloud.
The National Counterintelligence and Security Center emphasized the need for executive-level cyber education.
The agency intends to scale its electronic health records modernization based on learnings from other agencies.
The agencies' collaboration will secure its success with their health care modernization efforts.
The Pentagon may lead the world in AI standards with new approaches to artificial intelligence.
The electronic health record initiative is progressing toward the Nellis wave next year.
Artificial intelligence and cloud computing offer great capabilities, but the federal government needs support from industry to optimize best practices.
In the past year, agencies have cooperated on national security and security policy
Federal leaders hope AI use cases will spur innovation across government.
The Pentagon should focus on increasing speed in acquisitions, industry leaders say.