Air Force CIO Lt. Gen. Bill Bender said the service is baking in role-based authentication capabilities as part of its move to the MilCloud. He said the Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS) will help the Air Force move out of its AFNet architecture.
The Air Force is pushing out a prototype for IT acquisition that connects vendors with end users. It’s part of the overarching Joint Information Environment (JIE), a unification effort and security boost for the department’s roughly 15,000 IT networks.
The Air Force is close to hiring an industry executive to change the way it procures big ticket IT items.
Rob Foster will join the National Credit Union Administration as its deputy CIO.