The INSIDER daily digest -- Nov. 14, 2022

By Thomas Duffy / November 14, 2022 at 2:56 PM

This Monday INSIDER Daily Digest starts off with a very deep dive into the services’ aircraft mission-capable rates, the Army secretary made comments on harnessing data, the Congressional Budget Office looks at the Navy’s plan to build ships, and news from the cyber world.

The availability of military aircraft is the subject of a recent government auditing report:

GAO: Aircraft mission-capable goals 'generally not met' over past decade

A Government Accountability Office assessment has found only four of 49 selected military aircraft programs met their mission-capable goals in a majority of years from fiscal year 2011 through 2021.

The Army secretary says the service is trying to get its arms around huge amounts of data:

Wormuth: Army needs to figure out how to harness all its data

Army leaders are continuing to grapple with managing the huge amount of data being collected and exchanged by its growing network of sensors and communications capabilities, service Secretary Christine Wormuth said Wednesday.

The cost of the Navy’s shipbuilding plan got the once over from Congress’ budget wonks:

CBO: Latest shipbuilding plan will require significantly higher budgets than Navy estimates

The Navy's long-range shipbuilding plan will require higher annual shipbuilding budgets than the service estimates and multiple programs in the pipeline will be billions over projected costs, according to the Congressional Budget Office's annual analysis of the shipbuilding plan.

How to secure the software supply chain is being looked at:

NIST sets parameters for software supply chain project, building on work from cyber executive order

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence is revealing details for an upcoming project on securing the software supply chain using a DevSecOps implementation approach.