U.S. Space Force 1LTs Brandon Wilkinson, (left) and Nicholas Stawinski (right), Military Satellite Communications (MILSATCOM) operators for the 4th Space Operations Squadron, observe their monitors at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, April 8, 2022. (U.S. Space Force Photo by Dennis Rogers)

Space Force trying to protect its ‘soft underbelly’

Cyberattacks could threaten on-orbit capabilities and the ground systems that support them.
Jack Y. Gumtow, Defense Intelligence Agency chief information officer, speaks at the Defense Intelligence Agency DoDIIS Worldwide Conference Aug. 20, 2019, at the Tampa Convention Center, in Florida. (Photo by David Richards / Defense Intelligence Agency)

DIA opens bidding on $12B SITE III contract

This latest iteration of SITE is much larger, at least in value and length, doubling both the $6 billion ceiling and the five-year period of performance of…
Pat Gelsinger, CEO of VMware; Gary Wang, deputy CIO of the Army; Janice Glover-Jones, CIO of DIA; Bryna Dash, director of federal cloud at IBM; and Michael Hermus, CTO of DHS. (FedScoop_

Server huggers and privilege hogs: The barriers to innovation in federal IT

In practice, cultural resistance to technological innovation in the federal government comes down to individuals who won’t get with the program — server huggers and privilege hogs.…

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