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.”