Justin Doubleday

Justin Doubleday is managing editor of Inside the Pentagon, where he focuses on defense-wide topics including budgets, acquisition policy, combatant commands, missile defense and cyber. He has also worked for ITP sister publications Inside the Army and Inside the Navy. Justin previously reported for The Chronicle of Higher Education. He graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2013.

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Daily News | October 25, 2018

The Pentagon is using a General Services Administration contract to buy cloud services for enterprise collaboration and productivity tools like email and messaging, with the potential for multiple awards to be made as part of the “whole-of-government approach,” according to officials.

Daily News | October 24, 2018

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD -- The White House's trade policy office, on the heels of a sweeping defense industrial base assessment, next wants to hone in on the U.S. infrastructure sector and how it can be shored up against potential Chinese intrusions, according to the head of the office.

The Insider | October 24, 2018

The Defense Department's inspector general is reviewing two Republican lawmakers' request to investigate the development of the Pentagon's Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud program.

The Insider | October 24, 2018

The Pentagon today announced the expansion of its crowdsourced, vulnerability disclosure program, "Hack the Pentagon," to begin testing more of the Defense Department's sensitive, internal systems.

The Insider | October 22, 2018

The White House announced today it has officially sent Congress the new national cyber strategy, including a classified annex addressing the increased flexibility the U.S. military now has to launch cyber attacks.

The Insider | October 22, 2018

The Pentagon has not been directed to send additional troops to the southern border, despite President Trump tweeting that a "caravan" of refugees from Central America poses a national emergency.

Daily News | October 17, 2018

The Defense Innovation Board will seek wide-ranging input in the coming months before making recommendations to Pentagon leadership on principles to guide the military's use of artificial intelligence, as employees at multiple technology companies remain opposed to working on AI for the Defense Department.

The Insider | October 17, 2018

The Defense Department's Project Maven team and its new Joint Artificial Intelligence Center are slated to meet with private companies next month to discuss five key areas in AI for the military.

The Insider | October 12, 2018

The Pentagon has closed the window on bidding for its potentially 10-year, $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud contract.

Daily News | October 11, 2018

The Navy is imposing more rigorous cybersecurity requirements on contractors to protect programs and technologies it deems "critical" following an incident earlier this year in which Chinese hackers reportedly stole sensitive submarine warfare data from a Navy contractor.

The Insider | October 10, 2018

IBM has joined Oracle in protesting the Pentagon's multibillion-dollar Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud contract, charging the Defense Department has orchestrated the competition "with just one company in mind."

Daily News | October 09, 2018

The U.S. government secured $55.6 billion in arms sales in fiscal year 2018, a 33 percent increase above the previous year's total, according to the head of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency.

Daily News | October 09, 2018

The Defense Department has developed an "entire generation" of weapon systems without adequately considering the cybersecurity of those platforms, according to congressional auditors.

Daily News | October 09, 2018

Harvey Rishikof, a key author of a MITRE Corp. report on securing the Pentagon's cyber supply chain, expects changes in defense acquisition rules will be an initial step in implementing the recommendations, which he says will have sweeping implications for the design of networks and IT products.

Daily News | October 09, 2018

Senior intelligence officials on Monday said they want better information sharing arrangements and a more expansive role for the government in protecting the defense industrial base and critical infrastructure from threats to the U.S. supply chain, especially in cyberspace.

Daily News | October 05, 2018

The Defense Information Systems Agency is studying how blockchain could be used to improve identity management tools for the military, according to an agency official.

Daily News | October 01, 2018

The Pentagon will establish outposts at select universities around the country under its new Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, the Defense Department's chief information officer said today.

Daily News | September 28, 2018

Defense Department organizations concerned with the state of their contractors' cybersecurity are assessing whether companies are meeting requirements for securing sensitive information on their networks.

The Insider | September 27, 2018

The Pentagon has brought two key officials into the fold of its new research and engineering organization, where they will collectively oversee nine key technology areas. 

The Insider | September 24, 2018

The Pentagon is bringing on the former CEO of cybersecurity firm Symantec and co-author of an influential report on China's technology transfer strategy to serve as the new head of the Defense Innovation Unit.

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