The White House recently shared its ideas for more effective information sharing, and the Army is developing an innovative Integrated Sensor Architecture. In addition, DISA is looking to enhance end-point security and the Army is making strides towards implementing one HR system for all soldiers. Be sure to read about this and much more in this week’s Federal News Round Up.
White House Lays Out Ideas for Information Sharing
President Barack Obama sought to spur Congress to action on cybersecurity information-sharing legislation by announcing his own proposal on Jan. 13th.
5 Trends That Will Drive IT Management in 2015
According to GCN, 2015 is shaping up as a year when data analytics, ubiquitous video, and cyber forensics will force government IT managers to make decisions about how they deploy their resources.
Next Step for Tactical Nets: Sensors That Know How to Share
The military’s vision of an integrated battlefield network includes sensors that are capable of working across domains, providing data to soldiers as needed. According to Defense Systems, the Army is getting there with its innovative Integrated Sensor Architecture, which allows sensors to interact with each other and deliver information to troops without being physically integrated.
DISA Wants a New Way to Secure DoD’s 4 Million Endpoints
Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is developing new systems for keeping up with security on all those network endpoints.
GSA Touts Increase in SATCOM Contracts, Savings
Federal agencies are utilizing more commercial satellite communication services and turning to a joint General Services Administration-Defense Department contract vehicle to help them acquire solutions.
Army a Step Closer to One HR System for All Soldiers
The Army is ready to field the second increment of its massive, service-wide human resources system, covering more than 1 million service members across all of the Army’s components.