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Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

The Defense Department says it's having success with a new data transparency effort that's designed to drive better business deals on sole-source contracts. Federal News Radio DoD Reporter Jared Serbu reports the initiative is designed to track all of its business arrangements with a certain vendor, so individual contracting officers can learn from past deals.

Tags: DoD , IT , technology , defense , acquisition

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 05:00pm EST
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Navy is moving its email to the cloud - only questions are how and when

The Navy is testing Microsoft's Office 365 as one potential option for migrating its email users to a cloud-based service. But the cost of securing the system is yet to be determined.

Tags: DoD , Navy , technology , DISA , Victor Gavin , cloud computing , Email-as-a-service , Terry Halvorsen , Google , Microsoft , NGEN , NMCI ,

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 03:58am EST
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Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

The Navy's top IT acquisition official says he takes it as a given that the Navy will migrate its email services to the cloud. The only question is how. Federal News Radio DoD Reporter Jared Serbu has details on pilot programs that are designed to provide answers.

Tags: In Depth , Navy , acquisition , information technology , email , cloud computing , DoD

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 04:30pm EST
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For DoD, open architectures turn from a nice idea to a budget imperative

The Pentagon has professed for years that that open architectures were a great idea. Shrinking budgets might make them the default option.

Tags: DoD , Army , Navy , acquisition , Open Systems Architecture , Michael Williamson , William Bray , David Dunaway ,

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 05:03am EST
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Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

A breakthrough may be coming for open architecture at the Defense Department. For the last several years, DoD acquisition leaders have pushed open systems architectures. But even the Pentagon's biggest proponents say they've been much better at talking the talk than walking the walk. Federal News Radio DoD Reporter Jared Serbu has the story.

Tags: In Depth

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 04:30pm EST
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Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

A maritime disaster 51 years ago prodded the Navy to put in place a world-class safety regime that's kept the U.S. submarine fleet safe from any major mishaps for the last four decades. After a major breach of Navy networks last year, officials say they've decided they need to replicate that engineering rigor and organizational discipline in cyberspace. Federal News Radio DoD Reporter Jared Serbu has more on what the service is calling its "cyber awakening."

Tags: In Depth , Navy , cybersecurity

Friday - 10/31/2014, 04:36pm EDT
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Navy's 'awakening' means cyber threats aren't just an IT problem

A new task force widens the Navy's cybersecurity aperture worrying about ships and airplanes as being vulnerable to attack just as email and database servers are.

Tags: DoD , Navy , technology , cybersecurity , NMCI , Matthew Swartz , Cyber Awakening ,

Monday - 11/03/2014, 05:46am EST
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Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

When the Department of Veterans Affairs finally started transitioning its claims process from paper to digital two years ago, not everything worked perfectly. The Veterans Benefits Management System was prone to crashes and didn't exactly get a warm embrace from its users. But VBMS has matured a bit since then. In the fourth quarter of 2014, it had zero unplanned downtime, and VA is just about to process its one million claims in an entirely-paperless format. Dawn Bontempo, director of Veterans Benefits Management System, talked about the progress with Federal News Radio DoD Reporter Jared Serbu.

Tags: In Depth

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 04:15pm EDT
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DoD to ramp up deployment of Apple, Android smartphones

The Defense Department, long beholden to BlackBerry as its main mobility solution, plans to increase its use of Apple and Android smartphones tenfold over the next year.

Tags: DoD , technology , mobility , Apple , Samsung , BlackBerry , SME-PED , DISA , Mark Orndorff , Kimberly Rice , cybersecurity ,

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 04:26am EDT
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Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

The Department of Defense is planning a major ramp-up in its effort to deploy Apple and Android devices. The Pentagon has been working on fitting modern mobile devices into the Defense Department's cybersecurity regime for several years. Federal News Radio DoD Reporter Jared Serbu reports DoD expects to adopt 40,000 of those smartphones and tablets by the end of next year.

Tags: In Depth

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 04:53pm EDT
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