Jaspreet Gill

Jaspreet Gill is a senior technology reporter. She graduated from Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications with a master's degree in magazine, newspaper and online journalism in 2019. Previously, she covered local upstate and central New York politics, community news and the 2018 midterm elections.

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The Insider | July 28, 2021

A lawmaker on the House Armed Services Committee is proposing a mission-based pilot program that would restructure funding so that it's tied to specific missions, instead of specific hardware.

Daily News | July 27, 2021

The House Armed Services cyber, innovative technologies and information systems subcommittee wants the Defense Department to carry out a five-year pilot program focused on improving the transition of science and technology programs and consider if "flexible funding" would help move technologies into full implementation.

Daily News | July 23, 2021

Concerned with the pace of modernization across the Defense Department, the Senate Armed Services Committee wants to ramp up funding to accelerate the development of cutting-edge technologies and to strengthen cyber and supply chain security.

Daily News | July 22, 2021

A group of House Armed Services Committee members have developed six legislative proposals for inclusion in the fiscal year 2022 defense policy bill to address critical risks in the U.S. defense supply chain stemming from foreign dependencies, especially China.

Daily News | July 21, 2021

The Defense Department needs to overhaul its acquisition system if it wants to outpace China in cutting-edge weapons development, according to a former Pentagon modernization official.

Daily News | July 14, 2021

The Defense Department is "behind the curve" in getting an enterprise cloud capability and cannot have further delays following the cancelation of the controversial Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure program, the top lawmaker on the House Armed Services cyber and technology subcommittee told Inside Defense today.

Daily News | July 14, 2021

The Pentagon will invest $1.5 billion over the next five years into the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Tuesday.

The Insider | July 7, 2021

Amazon Web Services said today it agreed with the Defense Department's decision to cancel the multibillion-dollar Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure Cloud contract, and the company added it would continue to support DOD’s efforts.

Daily News | July 7, 2021

The Defense Department has not consistently secured or managed its additive manufacturing systems or design data, increasing cybersecurity risks and potentially allowing adversaries to steal design technology, according to a recent DOD inspector general's report.

Daily News | July 6, 2021

The Defense Department announced today it has canceled the multibillion-dollar Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure Cloud solicitation and is pursuing a new multivendor cloud effort called the Joint Warfighter Cloud Capability. (UPDATED)

The Insider | July 1, 2021

Google, McAfee and ZScaler all received success memoranda for their prototype solutions for the Defense Innovation Unit's "Secure Cloud Management" program, enabling Pentagon organizations to contract with the companies for solutions without a recompete, DIU announced today.

Daily News | June 30, 2021

The top lawmaker on the House Armed Services cyber and technology subcommittee on Tuesday expressed frustration with the Defense Department's fiscal year 2022 budget request for cybersecurity and IT, arguing it doesn't contain much substance and is a near carbon-copy of last year's request.

Daily News | June 30, 2021

The Defense Department has pledged to reduce costs on small businesses in an ongoing internal review of its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, according to a Pentagon official.

The Insider | June 29, 2021

House appropriators are proposing trimming the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency's fiscal year 2022 budget in a draft mark of their defense spending legislation.

Daily News | June 25, 2021

The Defense Department within the next 30 days will start pushing its first data "reinforcements" to its combatant commands through artificial intelligence expert teams under a new plan to speed up the adoption of AI technologies.

Daily News | June 23, 2021

A new report released today from the Government Accountability Office found the Defense Department faces challenges addressing cybersecurity practices and may be underreporting risks across its major business information technology programs, increasing chances of cost growth and schedule delays.

Daily News | June 23, 2021

A bipartisan congressional group yesterday introduced legislation that would hold Ligado Networks responsible for covering the costs of both public and private Global Positioning System users affected by the company's use of the L-Band.

Daily News | June 21, 2021

The Defense Department will launch a new artificial intelligence and data accelerator initiative within the next 90 days as part of the Joint All Domain Command and Control strategy, Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks said today.

The Insider | June 17, 2021

The cyber domain is a vulnerable area in which the Pentagon needs to continue investing in, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark Milley testified today with Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin before the Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee.

The Insider | June 15, 2021

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) and Ranking Member Mike Rogers (R-AL) today released the full committee and subcommittee mark-up schedule for the fiscal year 2022 defense authorization bill.

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