The Department of the Navy has awarded a five-year contract worth nearly $724 million to Amazon Web Services (AWS) that will provide the Navy with access to AWS’s commercial cloud environment, AWS Professional Services, and AWS training and certification courses.
The United States can learn important cybersecurity lessons from Ukraine in its war with Russia, a conflict that has not come close to revealing Russia’s full cyber warfare capabilities, a top U.S. Navy cyber official said on Dec. 14.
Capt. Kathleen Powell, Force Data Officer (FDO) at the U.S. Navy Reserve, explained how the Reserve is using the Jupiter platform to advance its analytical capabilities and processes during a Federal News Network webinar on Nov. 10.
The U.S Navy’s top cyber advisor has released the service branch’s new Cyberspace Superiority Vision (CSV) to guide and improve the Navy’s cyber posture.
Chris Cleary, the U.S. Navy’s principal cyber advisor, said that data is the fuel driving the implementation of zero trust security architectures, and said agencies moving in that direction need to meet the challenge of identifying data and protecting it.
U.S. Navy Under Secretary Erik Raven said at the MerITocracy American Innovation Forum on July 21 that the Navy must continue to leverage innovation in order to stay one step ahead of adversaries around the globe.
The U.S. Marine Corps has published its latest doctrine on information which focuses on how the Marines utilize information in warfighting scenarios, and emphasizes the importance of information being “as powerful a tool as any weapon system in our military arsenal.”
The U.S. Navy’s Fleet Cyber Command/Tenth Fleet will be getting a new deputy commander with a Defense Department (DoD) announcement detailing Rear Adm. Michael Bernacchi Jr. to the post.
The U.S. Navy is aiming to build a more agile and innovative force that can leverage information anytime and anywhere by modernizing and better defending their IT systems, several senior Navy IT officials and officers said at a March 8 virtual event organized by GovExec.
The United States Navy is soliciting bids from the private sector for the next iteration of a potential $4.1 billion contract vehicle for products and services that support networks onboard surface ships.
The United States Department of the Navy (DON) Information Superiority Vision is set to reshape how the service branch develops and deploys information technology services by embracing swift adoption of digital tools and shareability across the entire organization and its subcomponents.
The Department of Defense (DoD) High-Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) awarded two contracts, totaling $68 million, to Penguin Computing to provide high-performance supercomputers and associated capabilities for the Navy and Air Force.
The Navy expanded its uniform policy to allow personnel to wear smartwatches and fitness trackers, the Navy announced in a policy update.
The United States Navy awarded General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) a four-year contract to modernize and consolidate the Navy’s existing IT help desks. The company said the value of the indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract is $136 million.
The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting how Federal agencies operate in many ways, including leveraging Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems – which includes financial systems – to make data-driven decisions.
The U.S. Navy is building on its experience in adopting commercial cloud services and further developed strategic approaches to cloud-delivered services and application development, a senior Navy tech official said during an August 10 ATARC virtual event.
The Senate on August 7 by voice vote confirmed the nomination of Carlos Del Toro as Secretary of the Navy. He will bring 22 years of U.S. Navy service, and 17 years of private sector defense experience to the role.
Carlos Del Toro, President Biden’s nominee to become Secretary of the Navy, is set to bring to the service branch an extensive technology profile from 17 years as CEO of SBG Technology Solutions, which provides IT modernization, governance, cybersecurity, and AI tech to the Federal government.
The Biden administration has nominated Maj. Gen. Matthew Glavy to be the next deputy commandant for information of the U.S. Marine Corps.
The Department of Defense (DoD) awarded a $2.5 billion 5-year blanket purchasing agreement to Dell to provide the U.S. Navy with enterprise software licenses, DoD announced June 4. The contract details that the technology company will provide user-based subscription licenses for Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Azure products.
Development, Security, and Operations (DevSecOps) concepts are critical to adopting technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), and building a DevSecOps culture will help ensure AI architectures are secure and national security maintained, military tech leaders said today.
The U.S. Naval Information Forces (NAVIFOR) has appointed Vice Admiral Kelly Aeschbach as its new commander under the U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF), within the Department of Defense.
The Department of Defense’s Inspector General (DoD IG) is taking a look at how the Pentagon is handling apparent evidence of Unexplained Aerial Phenomena (UAP) – or what are more commonly referred to as unidentified flying objects (UFOs).
The Department of the Navy (DON) Chief Information Officer is being directed to partner with the Assistant Secretary of the Navy and Director, and the Director for Office of the Chief Management Officer to take proactive measures to identify, assess, and eliminate redundant systems and applications throughout the organization.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic forced hundreds of thousands of Federal employees to remote work environments, zero trust was mainly a concept in the minds of cybersecurity experts that had not been fully actualized. But as telework has become the new normal, enabling zero trust capabilities is a key goal for various agencies.
The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) is seeking industry input as it looks to invest in ship-mounted cloud computing infrastructure as part of the Navy’s broader future strategy for network-centric naval warfare.