Military Cloud

Cyber warfare gets major billing at RSA event

With the establishment of the U.S. Cyber Command and the emergence of WikiLeaks wikiwars, the new domain in warfare overtakes cloud computing as this year’s hot security topic.

Army pursuing high-tech data sharing at the tactical edge

The Army is pursuing new technology for sharing information amid the challenges of the combat theater.


M86 network device stops enemies at the gate

With the M86 Secure Web Gateway v10.0 in place, government networks are locked down tight.

Army presses forward with e-mail move

The Army will start moving user accounts to its new enterprise e-mail service this month and expects to finish the job for 1.6 million accounts by year's end.

Henry Sienkiewicz

For DISA, it's a whole new -- virtualized -- world

The Defense Information Systems Agency is undergoing sweeping changes in how it delivers information services to the warfighting community. DISA CIO Henry Sienkiewicz talked with GCN about managing those changes, DISA's progress developing more elastic systems and the role cloud computing will play.

DISA strives for leaner structure, tighter security

DISA CIO Henry Sienkiewicz describes how the agency is reinventing itself during its move to Fort Meade. Md.

Navy halts creation of new data centers, server purchases

The Navy has frozen its server purchases and halted the creation of new data centers in a move seen as a step toward reducing its IT infrastructure.

5 cyber threats to watch out for this year

Security pros see danger for 2011 in the proliferation of mobile consumer devices, sophisticated malware and the expansion of political conflict into cyberspace. On the brighter side, better law enforcement and the cloud might help make things better.

Army sees future of intelligence in the cloud

The Army intends to push vast amounts of the intelligence data it collects to a cloud environment.

Cloud platform boosts collaboration at DOD

Rob Vietmeyer, director of the Defense Information Systems Agency's, says open development has produced big benefits in collaboration and enterprise visibility, in addition to lower costs and streamlined operations.