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DoD office works to transform scientific breakthroughs into military tech

The Pentagon is focused on developing the technology of the future and getting it into the hands of the warfighter. Barbara McQuiston, deputy chief technology officer for science and technology at the Defense Department (DoD), discussed these efforts on Government Matters. McQuiston said her office looks at early-stage research and works to turn scientific discoveries […]


DoD releases precise guidance for employees on using AI responsibly

Getting artificial intelligence right for the American warfighter and ensuring public trust in this area are critical. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) recently released a “Responsible Artificial Intelligence Strategy and Implementation Pathway.” Jane Pinelis, chief of AI assurance at the DoD Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, said the document provides “very precise” guidance to the […]


Defense and State Department officials on ‘unprecedented’ Afghanistan evacuation

Once it became clear last summer that the Afghan government would fall, the highest priority became the quick and safe evacuation of Americans, eligible Afghans and other allies. After that, the Defense and State Departments were responsible for providing them housing and services. Those teams included Hila Hanif, director of Afghanistan strategy and policy at […]


DoD expanding monitoring of foreign investments in American tech companies

The Defense Department works to prevent adversaries from co-opting American technology and using it against the U.S. One aspect of this mission is monitoring and preventing hostile foreign government investments in American tech companies. DoD is now working with data scientists and professionals from finance, intelligence and policy to understand which technology to focus on, […]


‘Cybersecurity is my absolute top priority’: DoD CIO on zero trust, modernization, data

The Defense Department’s chief information officer acts as a principal advisor to the secretary of defense in areas including IT, information management and telecom. Government Matters’ Mimi Geerges spoke with John Sherman, DoD CIO and acting chief digital and AI officer, about goals and challenges. “As CIO, with that hat on, cybersecurity is my absolute […]


Defense Department needs more Americans to become CMMC assessors, says CMMC-AB leader

Last November, the Defense Department (DoD) released Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) 2.0. The purpose is to ensure contractors are meeting certain cybersecurity requirements to protect sensitive information. Matthew Travis, chief executive officer of the CMMC Accreditation Body, said his organization needs Americans interested in cybersecurity to become CMMC assessors and that it is a […]


Defense acquisition has improved but still needs work, reports Office of Inspector General

The Defense Department’s (DoD) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has released its top 10 management challenges for fiscal year 2022, ranging from maintaining advantage in strategic competition to retaining a modern workforce. Courtney Fones, audit program director for readiness and global operations at the DoD OIG, said the department has made improvements and reforms in […]

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