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…
Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines speaks about digital threats, at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace April 24, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Haines: US must ‘move with urgency’ to prepare for emerging tech threats like generative AI

"There's just no question that with generative AI you can be far more sophisticated in your production of misinformation and disinformation,” Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines…
John Sherman
John Sherman participates in a virtual panel with Billington Cybersecurity at the Pentagon, April 15, 2021. (DoD photo / Chad J. McNeeley)

Pentagon CIO issues IT standards revamp

The 38-page policy includes multiple revisions, removals and additions, in a side-by-side comparison to the previous iteration.