public-private partnership

Agreements were signed between Vanderbilt University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Duke University, Syracuse University, Middle Tennessee State University, the University of North Carolina System and the 18th Airborne Corps, according to the corps. (William Yeung Via Flickr)

18th Airborne Corps signs tech partnership with universities

The 18th Airborne Corps has signed agreements with six major universities to collaborate on technological innovation.
Dr. Joseph Evans, technical director for 5G with the Defense Department’s Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, stepped down in mid-August. (DoD Photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)

Department of Defense 5G lead Evans steps down

Amanda Toman is understood to have replaced Joseph Evans as principal director for 5G technology on an acting basis.
Javits Center, military, COVID-19
Army Col. David Hamilton, commander of the 9th Hospital Center, fist bumps the last patient to leave the Javits New York Medical Station, in support of the Department of Defense COVID-19 response, May 1, 2020. (U.S. Army / Pfc. Genesis Miranda)

Northern Command calls upon Palantir, Apple and others to bring new tech to coronavirus fight

NORTHCOM partnered with tech companies to develop apps for the military's COVID-19 response personnel to communicate directly with the commanding general.
Army Combat Support Training Exercise
U.S. Army Spc. Keith Thornburgh, 982nd Signal Company (Combat Camera) (Airborne), edits a video product while supporting CSTX 78-19-02 at Fort Dix, NJ, June 14, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by SSG Benjamin Applebaum/Released)

Army looking for cyber industry partners to ‘defend forward’

The Army wants help with some basic IT operations to allow soldiers to proactively focus on defending against adversaries in cyberspace.
Donna Beatty, executive director of digital identity and authentication at JPMorgan Chase, speaks during a Business Roundtable panel on July 11, 2019 in Washington, D.C.

Government eyes ‘supporting role’ in identity management

Companies want to be your identity service providers and see the Social Security Administration as a test case for making verification more consistent and interoperable.