Defense IT


Pro-ISIS hackers compromise Central Command's social media sites

Centcom's Twitter and YouTube accounts were temporarily suspended after a hack by a group claiming to be ISIS sympathizers.

Navy's new 'beach ball' satellite takes a spin from the ISS

The SpinSat's unique design could pave the way for better control of small satellites.

Navy adds 2 vendors to $2.5 billion CANES contract

CGI Federal and DRS Technologies, which protested after being left off the original award, can now bid for work on the Navy’s next=generation shipboard network.

Ex-Israeli security chief: Big data key to anti-terrorist fight

The former head of Shin Bet says big data has helped Israel tracked down Hamas leaders.

Next step for tactical nets: Sensors that know how to share

The Integrated Sensor Architecture lets sensors talk to each other and gives soldiers a common interface regardless of the computing platform.

DISA wants a new way to secure DOD's 4 million endpoints

The agency is looking for an innovative, scalable solution that can keep up with DOD’s changing variety of computing environments.

Tiny components could help secure the IT supply chain

DARPA awards a $4.1 million contract under its SHIELD program to detect counterfeit parts.

Army a step closer to one HR system for all soldiers

The servicewide personnel and pay system will replace 40 old, disparate systems and cover more than 1 million service members.