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DOD officials push for contractors to hire more cyber talent through apprenticeships

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A new department memo calls for DOD officials to talk to contractors about launching cyber apprenticeships.

DOD addressing 'obstacle course' of impediments holding back work with cybersecurity startups

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John Sherman and others in the Pentagon are working to eradicate roadblocks keeping cybersecurity startups and other companies from scaling business with the Department of Defense.

Forthcoming JWCC enterprise cloud will be key to enabling JADC2, DOD CIO Sherman says

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The DOD's enterprise cloud capability will be essential for realizing JADC2, according to top officials.

Air Force kicks off Cloud One follow-on contract with new RFI

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The development of Cloud One Next contract comes as the Pentagon prepares its own $9 billion JWCC contract.

DOD signs out zero trust strategy

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The strategy, signed by CIO John Sherman, could be made public in a week or two.

DOD wants JADC2; service members still want working computers

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Nearly eight months after the "Fix Our Computers" letter went viral, DefenseScoop checks in on what's happened since.

An imperative to modernize

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In an exclusive op-ed, CIO John Sherman shares why modernization is urgently needed across the DOD.

DOD CIO John Sherman on protecting agency's data and networks

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CIO John Sherman shares his insights on the agency's top priorities to improve the security and protection of DOD’s data and networks.

CIO Sherman: DOD is committed to fully implementing zero trust by 2027

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The Pentagon plans to implement a zero-trust architecture across its entire sprawling enterprise by 2027, its Chief Information Officer John Sherman confirmed on Wednesday. It won’t be an easy feat to implement these technical and cultural shifts to enable the ultramodern cybersecurity framework. But according to Sherman, that near-term work will likely prove essential to winning future wars. “What we’re aiming for is by 2027 to have zero-trust deployed across…