The view from a camera in the Pentagon briefing room on Feb. 24, 2020, as Department of Defense Chief Information Officer Dana Deasy and Air Force Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan spoke to the press on the adoption of ethical principles for artificial intelligence. (DOD / Lisa Ferdinando)

The DOD needs to define AI and protect its data better, watchdog says

A new IG report dinged the DOD for its lack of coordination on AI projects and a need for stronger security controls to protect its data.
Airman 1st Class Andrews De Leon, 374th Communications Squadron Operations Flight client systems technician apprentice, prepares to image a laptop at Yokota Air Base, Japan, April 4, 2018. The imaging process entails installing the correct version of operating system, software, security software, and system settings prior to being installed in a workplace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Matthew Gilmore)

Pentagon needs departmentwide software rationalization strategy, IG says

The Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force don't have consistent processes in place for software rationalization.

Pentagon’s IT catalogue faces audit

The Department of Defense’s watchdog will audit the platform that’s supposed to index the military’s IT resources. The Office of the Inspector General of the DoD announced last week…