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Inside the Army’s rapid IT response to COVID-19, with Lt. Gen. Bruce Crawford

by Billy Mitchell

In an exclusive interview, Lt. Gen. Bruce Crawford describes the Army's ability to rapidly adapt and innovate during the coronavirus pandemic and how it led to continued mission outcomes in uncertain times.

As DCSA surpasses background investigation goal, is Trusted Workforce 2.5 likely?

by Dave Nyczepir

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency set a goal in December to reach a “steady target state” of 200,000 cases pending.

Senators urge against shuttering of Pentagon’s cyber college

by Billy Mitchell

"We fear that such an action sends the wrong message to our warfighters and to our adversaries," the senators wrote in a letter to DOD leadership.

‘STEM Corps’ legislation would fill DOD’s gaps in tech talent

by Jackson Barnett

The bill by Reps. Jim Banks, R-Ind., and Andy Kim, D-N.J., would create a scholarship pool for students to receive tuition assistance in exchange for service in the DOD as tech specialists.

DOD still needs to work on its cyber hygiene, watchdog finds

by Jackson Barnett

"Overall, until DOD completes its cyber hygiene initiatives and ensures that cyber practices are implemented, the department will face an enhanced risk of successful attack," a new GAO report states.

DOD’s enhanced IT, teleworking capabilities are here to stay

by Jackson Barnett

Many of the DOD's new coronavirus teleworking capabilities will stick around.

DOD launches task force of CIOs to combat teleworking challenges

by Jackson Barnett

The DOD has set up a CIO-led task force on "teleworking readiness" as employees work from home on an unprecedented scale.

JAIC launches pilot for implementing new DOD AI ethics principles

by Jackson Barnett

The JAIC continues its work implementing AI ethics principles by piloting a "Responsible AI Champions" program.

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

by Jackson Barnett

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.

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