Defense IT

Army connects VSATs to speed up battlefield logistics support

The commonly used small satellite terminals can provide real-time IP links to the Global Combat Support Systems-Army.

JC Clark Thermopylae Sciences & Technology

The Intelligence Community wins with DI2E plugfests

Agencies can take advantage of existing commercial technologies from vendors often working in tandem, Thermopylae's AJ Clark writes.

Army's new war game to focus on tech, innovations

The service will replace one NIE a year with the more innovation-focused Army Warfighting Assessment.

Navy adds $155M contract for electronic warfare systems

Lockheed Martin will continue to deliver SEWIP upgrades under the new deal.

Bob Kimball Ciena

How network virtualization can aid military readiness

The increased speed and agility in delivering services can cut costs and meet the requirements for mission-specific, coalition networks.

White House offers protections to 22 million affected by OPM hack

A suspected Chinese hack of a security clearance database netted information on background checks dating to 2000.

7 advance to finals of DARPA's automated cyber challenge

The Cyber Grand Challenge is aiming to developed software that can fend off cyberattacks in real time.

DOD looking for 'good enough' mobile security

Officials say they want enterprise-worthy devices that can be acquired quickly, but not ones that "try solve every problem."