private sector

Justice Department identifies disrupting ransomware and cyberattacks as key objective in new strategic plan


Th department intends to beef up its cybersecurity technological capabilities.

DOD’s artificial intelligence center wants pitches from industry this fall


The JAIC is particularly interested in autonomous cyberdefense; user activity monitoring and attribution; social media and dark web analysis; DevOps; network mapping; and data engineering.

USSOCOM CIO moves to private sector


John Wilcox, former USSOCOM CIO, has moved to By Light, a defense contractor.

White House continues push for public-private collaboration on AI


The Trump administration wants to leverage the public, private and academic sectors to ensure the U.S. has the lead in artificial intelligence.

DHS cyber warriors will train with private sector


A handful of personnel from the Department of Homeland Security working in cybersecurity, engineering and other scientific and technical fields will get free training from the private sector under a new pilot program unveiled Monday.

NIST wants more feedback on cybersecurity framework


In an request for information posted Thursday to the Federal Register, NIST wants to learn how organizations are sharing the framework’s best practices, what parts of the framework are utilized more than others and what section need to be updated.