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Steven D. Rehn has taken on a new role as the U.S. Army Cyber Command’s (ARCYBER) chief technology officer (CTO) and will serve as director of the ARCYBER Technical Warfare Center.

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The Army’s Deputy CIO Greg Garcia retired on Feb. 26, ending nearly four decades in Federal service, Army’s CIO office confirmed. Garcia served as the Army’s first deputy CIO since last August when the CIO and G-6 offices split into separate organizations.

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The U.S. Army Futures Command (AFC) is in the planning stages of creating a software development wing of the Army that would reduce its reliance on vendor software. AFC put out a call for white papers on Dec. 28 which they will use to invite vendors to submit prototypes and, later, award a contract by March of this year, according to the Federal government’s beta.SAM.gov website.

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The shift to remote work forced by the coronavirus pandemic has helped the Army’s Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) – a component of Army Futures Command – identify security gaps, and work to improve IT security for offsite personnel, said Col. Gregory Smith, Military Deputy to the Director of the CCDC, at an AFFIRM webinar Dec. 16.

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AI

The U.S. Army is partnering up with Howard University as they continue to assist the Department of Defense (DoD) guide its research in developing its $7.5 million center of excellence meant to deliver AI technologies.

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As 5G wireless service innovation becomes more critical in various IT sectors, the opportunity to revolutionize Defense Department (DoD) operations, particularly developing Smart Bases, has become more apparent, military officials said today.

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Officials from the Department of Labor and the Army Corps of Engineers reported this week that their organizations are continuing to make progress on IT modernization despite hurdles created by the COVID-19 pandemic, and are approaching modernization with data as the centerpiece.

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The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is suggesting that the U.S. Army improve its use of alternative agreements and approaches for contracts – such as technology competitions and granting access to Army labs – by analyzing how those approaches are working and sharing lessons learned enterprise-wide.

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The principal information technology advisor to the commander of the Army Corps of Engineers said today that his organization is using zero trust principles to secure systems, and finds zero trust especially compelling because the organization relies on outside parties to provide technology services.  

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