U.S. Soldiers of the 392nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion in Baltimore, Maryland, assemble an OE254 Radio antenna for communication on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ, June 21, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Andrew Washington)

Army moving away from compliance-based cybersecurity

As the Army modernizes its network, it is looking at evolving the way it protects and defends critical IT and cyber terrain.
Soldiers train on biometric operations as part of Exercise Pershing Strike 2022 at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center, Mississippi, July 29, 2022. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. David Lietz)

Watchdog review compels DOD to refresh its biometrics policy

An investigation found that some military components are not properly encrypting biometric data, and also not verifying that data on federal biometric devices is sanitized at the…
U.S. President Joe Biden signs a new executive order guiding his administration’s approach to artificial intelligence during an event in the East Room of the White House on October 30, 2023 in Washington, DC. President Biden issued a new executive order on Monday, directing his administration to create a new chief AI officer, track companies developing the most powerful AI systems, adopt stronger privacy policies and “both deploy AI and guard against its possible bias,” creating new safety guidelines and industry standards. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Biden tasks Pentagon to carry out new AI pilot for cyber defense

The directive is part of an executive order on the “Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence.”
Winston Beauchamp of the Department of the Air Force, Gen. David Goldfein (Ret.) of Google Public Sector’s Board, Aaron Weis of Google and MK Palmore from Google Cloud engage in a panel discussion centered around elevating cybersecurity strategies through the use of AI. (Scoop News Group photo).

AI-enabled architectures key to effective cybersecurity posture, Air Force IT leader says

“The single biggest thing we can do to improve our cybersecurity is modernize architectures [and] get rid of our tech debt," Department of the Air Force DCIO…
The Under Secretary of the Army, Hon. Gabe Camarillo, visits U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to 2d Cavalry Regiment during exercise Dragoon Ready 23 at 7th Army Training Command’s Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Feb. 1, 2023. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Ashley Low)

Undersecretary of the Army directs review of electronic warfare portfolio

Gabe Camarillo, undersecretary of the Army, has directed a capability portfolio review of the Army's electronic warfare enterprise to identify gaps, priorities and investment opportunities.