Chris Lynch, founding director at Defense Digital Service, shares why it's important for the Department of Defense to invest in the infrastructure to power its software needs.
This decision signifies that, at least in the eyes of GAO, JEDI complies with procurement laws and regulations.
DOD tapped cybersecurity firms Synack, HackerOne and Bugcrowd to provide vetted hackers for continual assessments of defense websites, hardware and physical systems.
At an industry day, Pentagon officials detailed their vision for the JEDI contract. "We want to bring this to the warfighter," one official said.
The Pentagon's swat team has hosted highly-publicized challenges to find flaws in department and military branch websites, but they also recently orchestrated a more secret, complex project.