DoD now has a fully-functional Wi-Fi network throughout much of the building, something that was unimaginable to the Pentagon’s own IT experts as recently as a few years ago because of cybersecurity concerns.
The Defense Department’s innovation hub chief is optimistic about his organization’s chances during the presidential transition.
The Government Accountability Office has denied nine out of nine bid protests filed by health insurers who came out on the losing end of the Defense Department’s $58 billion in contract awards to run the military’s managed health care system.
The Defense Department now has systems up and running that allow lenders to instantly verify a potential borrower’s military status at the same time his or her credit record is checked.
When the Pentagon demanded nearly 10,000 California National Guard soldiers pay back a decade-old re-enlistment bonus, it had do back down days later. Federal News Radio’s Eric White spoke with retired Maj. Gen. Gus Hargett, president of the National Guard Association, on Federal Drive with Tom Temin to examine if the incident will produce lasting effects.
DoD is tightening the reins on the research money it gives out to companies. The Pentagon is receiving some backlash for it.
Congress wants to tinker with TRICARE, but one expert says the military health plan is doing fine by itself.
The Lohfeld Consulting group ranked upcoming civilian and DoD contracts that meet three criteria: a likely 2017 request for proposal, likelihood of funding and awards next fiscal year, a significant pool of contenders.
It’s a good bet that most Americans have never heard of the military’s Joint Task Force Civil Support. That’s due, in good measure, to the fortunate fact that it’s never had to perform its primary mission during its 17 years in existence: deploying military forces to the site of a chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear (CBRN) disaster.
Former DHS CHCO Jeff Neal says agencies handle overpayments in different ways, but the basic processes are similar.
The time has come to split U.S. Cyber Command from the National Security Agency and assign separate leaders to each organization, the nation’s top intelligence official said Tuesday.
Defense test and evaluation gets some new suggestions from the Defense Business Board.
The Pentagon says its new Silicon Valley-based technology outreach office is seeing some early successes in rapid acquisition. It handled its first dozen procurements in an average time of 60 days. But most of the money it spent went to established companies, not garage-style startups.
The Homeland Security Department and the Defense Department are among the agencies that are out in front in shifting their cyber focuses toward applications.