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Federal leaders working on the VA, DOD electronic health records reflect on managing through change.
The Space Force aims for new space systems to achieve space domain capabilities.
A top Ukrainian intelligence official on the front lines of the cyber war with Russia describes the threat to critical infrastructure and where to go from here.
The new office aims to bring private funding for critical technology in national security.
The Pentagon's Center for Calibrated Trust Measurement and Evaluation will address challenges around assessing its AI systems.
DOD is accelerating 5G adoption to create the smart base of the future.
"We have the ability to implement new technology, but our systems are holding us back," Ellen Lord said.
The agency is working on multiple cloud initiatives to further push the agency's ambitious plan of creating a global cloud infrastructure.
Venice Goodwine, who replaces Lauren Knausenberger, will shepherd a $17 billion portfolio.
"Complexity...is going to kill us," Brig. Gen. Luke Cropsey said. "The more complex your environment is, the simpler the rules of engagement need to be."
The agency’s recently reorganized National Security Innovation Network bridges gaps in defense technology development with startups and academia.
"On this battlefield, the most decisive commodity for improved sustainment is data," Maj. Gen. Mark Simerly said.
The AI office is considering whether to provide more guidance on AI acquisition.
The Naval Research Laboratory has been building robots to perform ship maintenance and repair fragile and expensive satellites to help sailors prioritize mission needs.
Defense tech leaders describe wanting to remove 'one-trick pony' systems.
The House and Senate armed services committees approved versions that would impact defense network security, innovation and the workforce.
The agency and its allies engaged in an exercise to demonstrate their defensive operations and improve cyber defenses in the U.S.
Platform One will move part of its DevSecOps product to secret level this year and to top secret level in 2024.
Cyber experts say Chinese hackers will likely target U.S. critical infrastructure as part of Taiwanese war plans.
Work across agencies are improving new tech and eyeing joint health information exchanges that make data more interoperable and transparent.