Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., tacked on an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that would allow the cyber agency of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to subpoena internet service providers for information relating to vulnerabilities of critical infrastructure. […]

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In its markup of the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the Senate Armed Services Committee is looking to terminate the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Chief Management Office (CMO) position.






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The Senate’s annual defense bill puts the Secretary of Defense on the hook for a plan on the U.S.’ “cyber hunt forward operations,” a strategy ostensibly outlined by National Security Presidential Memorandum 13, which governs offensive cyber operations and had not been seen by members of congressional defense committees for months after its 2018 adoption.






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The House Armed Services Committee on June 5 released its markup schedule for the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act – a must-pass piece of legislation that normally features plenty of technology-related provisions.






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As the first director of the Department of Defense’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center prepares to retire, creating an Artificial Intelligence education program for the department is at the top of the list of priorities for his yet-to-be announced successor.






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In an era where many government operations are data driven, clear metrics in cyberspace have remained elusive, and several individuals involved with the Cyberspace Solarium Commission are looking to change that as annual defense bills are being drafted.






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The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on deepfakes, a technology which uses artificial intelligence (AI) and can depict someone appearing to say or do something they never did.






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The Defense Department’s (DoD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) is seeking to procure innovative commercial software and services solutions to provide comprehensive data management, end-to-end platform integration, and model/capabilities development for technologies to assist in disaster relief through a new pilot program.






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Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., and House Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., have submitted an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (HR 2500) for FY2020 that would block the proposed merger of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the General Services Administration (GSA).






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