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DoD: Number of tech foes growing

Werner Dahm, the Air Force's chief scientist, said technologies only available for top-level military research and development are now in the hands of both allies and potential enemies.

Tags: Air Force , DoD Report , technology

Friday - 09/17/2010, 03:30pm EDT

Veterans remembered on POW/MIA Recognition Day

To date, more than 83,000 enlisted men and women are missing in action, according to the Defense Prisoner of War and Missing Personnel Office.

Tags: POW/MIA , Defense Prisoner of War and Missing Personnel Offi , DoD Report

Friday - 09/17/2010, 03:23pm EDT

Pentagon reopens investigation into child-porn purchases among ranks

More than 250 DoD employees allegedly subscribed to child pornography sites using work e-mails.

Tags: porn , Must Reads

Thursday - 09/16/2010, 04:15pm EDT

Army rebuilding contracting workforce

The Army is trying to get the word out that it needs good people to help manage money. The lagging economy, stubborn unemployment and improved pay and benefits are helping to attract the next generation of acquisition professionals into the fold.

Tags: management , Pay & Benefits , contracting , Army , Jacques Gansler , Ed Harrington , Jeff Parsons , Kim Denver , acquisition workforce , Max Cacas

Thursday - 09/16/2010, 06:49am EDT

DoD, DHS work toward greater cyber cooperation

Learn more in today's cybersecurity update

Tags: DorobekInsider , newscast , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , management , CyberCommand , DHS

Wednesday - 09/15/2010, 06:15pm EDT

Canadian troops under investigation in Afghanistan

An elite Canadian military unit is under investigation. The Canadian Defense Department has launched two probes into possible misconduct by its elite commando force, officials said Tuesday. Reuters reports the investigations began after a member of the commando group, Joint Task Force 2, raised serious allegations against another member of the force, as well as against JTF2 in general, a Defense Department spokesman said. Captain David Scanlon, who declined to give precise details, said the affair could concern Afghan prisoners taken by Canadian troops.

Tags: Pentagon , Pentagon & Beyond , Afghanistan , David Scanlon , J.J. Green

Wednesday - 09/15/2010, 01:42pm EDT

Grassley: DoD IG doesn't "follow the money"

Big changes are in the works for the Pentagon Inspector General's Office after a report from one of the top Republicans in the Senate finds billions of dollars in possible fraud and overpayments. The Project on Government Oversight receives a response from the DoD IG detailing a new approach to how it does business.

Tags: management , contracting , auditing , inspector general , Charles Grassley , Iowa , Ron Perlman , Holland and Knight , National Contract Management Association , POGO , Max Cacas

Friday - 09/10/2010, 06:56am EDT

Whistleblower: Army translators failed exams

VA issues second contract for Agent Orange claims

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , Defense , VA , contracting , management , technology , Mission Essential Personnel , IBM , Agent Orange

Thursday - 09/09/2010, 08:40am EDT

DHS sketching future of Einstein cyber tools

The National Cybersecurity Protection System is testing software and hardware from the Defense Department and industry to figure out how to expand the Einstein toolset. DHS reports that 13 of 19 major agencies already have installed Einstein 2. The department also is planning to hold an industry day for a classified cyber RFI.

Tags: technology , Nicole Dean , DHS , cybersecurity , Einstein , intrusion detection , intrusion protection , TIC , MTIPS , Jason Miller

Thursday - 09/09/2010, 07:20am EDT

Pentagon uses challenges to fuel solutions

Agencies are turning to innovation challenges as a way to solve problems and get people from outside the government involved in coming up with solutions. The White House launched Tuesday and 15 agencies already are using the platform to hold contests. DoD has four challenges on the platform looking at a variety of issues.

Tags: technology , Gov 2.0 , Gov 2.0 summit , Tammi Griffith , Army , virtual worlds , Second Life , Bev Godwin , GSA , DARPA , challenges , , Max Cacas

Thursday - 09/09/2010, 07:08am EDT
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