Jackson Barnett

Jackson Barnett

Policy

Pentagon further restricts building access, boosting telework demand, after contractor dies

by • 2 weeks ago

The Pentagon raised its in-person workforce restrictions to its second highest-level, HPCON-C, increasing the number of employees that will need teleworking to some degree.

Culture

DOD names permanent head of new background check agency

by • 3 weeks ago

The DOD has tapped William Lietzau to lead the Defense Counterintelligence Security Agency as its first permanent director.

Tech

DOD networks, under ‘unprecedented’ strain, are more vulnerable to attacks, official says

by • 3 weeks ago

"With the increase in telework capability comes an increase in attack surface for our adversaries,” says Essye Miller of the CIO's office. "They are already taking advantage of the situation."

Culture

DIB wants Pentagon to hire a ‘digital people officer’ for tech recruitment

by • 1 month ago

The new role would be in charge of recruiting talented people with technical backgrounds to the DOD and making sure they stick around for a while.

Training

Navy releases education strategy with focus on tech

by • 1 month ago

The Navy wants to improve sailors' and Marines' understand of the technologies that they and U.S. adversaries will be using now and in the future.

Tech

AI needs humans ‘on the loop’ not ‘in the loop’ for nuke detection, general says

by • 2 months ago

“What we have to get away from is ... 'human in the loop,' or sometimes 'the human is the loop,'” said Gen. Terrence J. O'Shaughnessy.

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