The Air Force CIO stated that the recent restructuring of his office would help aid in our nation’s information dominance. In addition, the Defense Health Agency has made some key milestones, and the GSA has rolled out two new applications for enhancing acquisition efforts. Be sure to read about this and much more in this week’s Federal News Round Up.
Air Force CIO: Restructuring Key to Information Dominance
Air Force CIO Lt. Gen. Michael Basla says a recent restructuring of his office will help it better defend cyberspace and implement IT projects across the service.
DoD Health Record Procurement to ‘Lead the Way’ on Interoperability
Since being announced in September 2013, the Defense Health Agency has opened nine of its 10 shared service areas, including health IT.
NSF Seeks Feedback on Big Data Innovation Hubs
The National Science Foundationis forming its Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs, which will generate activities and partnerships established by National Big Data R&D Initiative over the past three years.
GSA Rolls Out IT Systems for Acquisition
The General Services Administration’s IT operations are using two new applications that the agency says will aid federal customers’ purchasing and procurement.
Army Looks To Harness LTE for Battlefield ISR
The Army is looking to harness the power of mobile networks to provide even more capabilities by designing, developing and implementing cellular Long Term Evolution technology.
Government Expands Adoption of Critical Security Controls
A recent SANS Institute survey shows that a majority of government agencies have adopted the Critical Security Controls (CSCs), a roadmap of 20 best practices for computer security developed by a public private consortium.
Watch: DARPA’s Future Armored Vehicles Concept
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is envisioning future armored vehicles that can dodge incoming threats or shift armor in the direction of enemy fire.