The Pentagon’s Cloud Strategy

Here is today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news:

The Department of Homeland Security Inspector General reported that some Customs and Border Protection critical information technology systems are prone to periodic outages. More here.
The Department of Defense released a four step cloud strategy that appoints the Defense Information Systems Agencyto oversee all cloud purchases. More here.
Researchers deployed a new Office of Naval Research sponsored sensor and software suite in a recent African Maritime Law Enforcement Partnership operation where it tracked over 600 suspect vessels every day. More here.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations busted a $2.7 million online loan-fraud scheme. More here.
Plans from government agencies sent to the Office of Management and Budget don’t have any provisions for shutting off legacy systems when they implement cloud services. More here.

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