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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.

Navy plans to deploy Project Overmatch capabilities throughout the fleet ‘sooner than later’

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The advanced networking capabilities will be "transformational," according to Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro.

Some OSD components failed to meet deadline for naming data chiefs

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Every component of the Office of the Secretary of Defense has been tasked to select an official to oversee their teams’ implementation of data management and associated policies.

OSD now has its own CIO and a new directorate to modernize IT functions

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An implementation plan describing the key actions and phases to improve the office’s IT enterprise is in the pipeline.

DOD counting on 'depth of support' from defense industrial base to keep up with evolving warfare

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Since Russia invaded Ukraine early this year, Defense Department leaders are starting to think differently about the development of capabilities for current and future wars.

Hicks to be personally involved in hiring of next DIU chief

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The ongoing recruitment process may take several more months, according to the unit's acting director.

DOD commits millions to expand Purdue-led program aimed at growing microelectronics workforce

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Pentagon officials moved to further confront gaps in the U.S. workforce pipeline for trained semiconductor engineers.

First US exascale supercomputer expected to drive 'eyebrow-raising' national security applications

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As America’s first in-operation exascale system, Frontier has the proven capacity to perform one quintillion — or a billion billion — calculations per second.

Make way for innovation: Understanding the roadblocks for emerging tech in government

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In an op-ed, a pair of executives from the defense tech industry discuss how small companies can better offer innovative solutions government needs.