Tag Archives: NDAA

White House Establishes National AI Initiative Office; Michael Kratsios Quoted

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has established the National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Office, which will advance artificial intelligence research and policymaking across government, industry and academia, FedScoop reported Tuesday.  “The National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Office will be integral to the federal government’s AI efforts for …

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Potomac Officers Club to Host 5G Summit TODAY to Address Priorities, Challenges, Innovations With 5G Adoption

5G Summit

During Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit, notable private and public sector executives will discuss the impact that innovative technologies and 5G integration have on the private and public sectors, the steps the federal agencies have taken to remain up to speed with the rapid advancement of technology, and the future programs, plans and priorities as the nation aligns with emerging technology.

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Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit to Discuss 5G Adaptation, Innovation, Challenges

5G Summit

During Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit, notable private and public sector executives will discuss the impact that innovative technologies and 5G integration have on the private and public sectors, the steps the federal agencies have taken to remain up to speed with the rapid advancement of technology, and the future programs, plans and priorities as the nation aligns with emerging technology.

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House Overrides NDAA Veto, Passes Stimulus Payment Increase

US Capitol

The House voted 322-87 Monday to override President Donald Trump’s veto of the $740.5B National Defense Authorization Act, Politico reported. The Senate is set to reconvene Tuesday to consider the annual defense policy bill, which Trump rejected a week ago over provisions that would remove from military installations the names of Confederate leaders, set restrictions on the withdrawal of U.S. warfighters from Europe and Afghanistan and provide liability protection for social media companies, also known as Section 230.

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GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks: Better Cybersecurity on 2021 Urgent Wish List for U.S. Government

GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks

GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks has published his latest article as a member of Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Expert program on Tuesday. In his latest piece, Chuck Brooks discussed the most recent cyber breaches that have impacted federal agencies and the dire need to prevent future breaches and potential consequences of not prioritizing cybersecurity in 2021.

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Dr. Joe Evans to Address Priorities, Challenges, Innovations with 5G Adoption During Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit

Dr. Joe Evans, principal director for 5G

During Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit, Dr. Joe Evans, principal director for 5G, reporting directly to the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering within the Office of the Secretary of Defense, will be featured as the keynote speaker. To register for Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit, as well as see upcoming opportunities, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page.

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House OKs $740.5B Defense Policy Bill for FY 2021; Rep. Adam Smith Quoted

Rep. Adam Smith Chairman HASC

The House on Tuesday voted 335-78 to pass a bill that would authorize $740.5B in fiscal year 2021 funds for the Department of Defense, The Wall Street Journal reported. The FY 2021 National Defense Authorization Act, named after Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, includes hazard pay for warfighters and directs the administration to send a comprehensive assessment of troop withdrawal from Afghanistan before it can use funds. The NDAA prevents the White House from pulling out warfighters from Germany until 120 days after the DoD secretary reviews the moves.

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