Defense Department officials announced during a Nov. 19 press briefing that the department's electronic health record is now interoperable with the system used by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
In a "last minute decision," representatives from OPM, DHS and OMB backed out of the classified briefing with the House Armed Services Committee that was scheduled for 10 a.m. yesterday morning, said the committee.
More than 70 percent of people indicated they would rather their country use remotely operated weapon systems instead of lethal autonomous weapons systems when waging war, according to a recently published international study commissioned by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.
Facing constant threats to cyber infrastructure and data breaches at the highest levels of government, it's no secret that the federal government views cyberspace as the next big field of conflict. Experts often draw parallels between cyber warfare and traditional operations, but some believe that certain age-old tactics need to be revamped for the 21 st century.
The Navy has failed to fully implement recommended vetting systems at its installations, according to a new report.
As the sensors and connected technologies that make up the Internet of Things find a home in the federal government, many agencies believe the adoption of open source technology will ensure that innovation isn't happening in silos.
To support the federal government's recent spectrum auction to the private sector, the Defense Department is shifting its technology to operate in new radio frequency bands.
Nearly one year ago, Defense Department Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen signed a memorandum that allowed the military services to handle their own acquisition of commercial cloud computing technology rather than requiring the Defense Information Systems Agency to serve as middleman.
State, local and city governments are more mature adopters of Internet of Things technology than the federal government, according to a new report from market research firm IDC Government Insights.
Virtualization will be a major focus of the Defense Information Systems Agency moving forward, said Alfred Rivera, director of DISA's development and business center.