Defense IT


South Korean team wins DARPA Robotics Challenge

Team KAIST's DRC-Hubo hit the ground running while some other robots just hit the ground.

NATO gets its first AGS surveillance aircraft

Northrop Grumman and its industry partners deliver the first of five UAS that will be part of a system-of-systems ISR capability.

ISIS is attracting a loose cadre of cyber warriors

The security company FireEye says that sympathizers, acting as "lone wolves," represent "a different type of cyber actor."

A breakdown on the hack of 4 million federal employee records

It apparently came from China and affected nearly every federal agency, although uniformed military personnel are in the clear.

DOD coming up short on insider threat safeguards, GAO says

A report released by the Government Accountability Office notes significant flaws in the department’s program to prevent breaches from inside.

Navy's third high-bandwidth satellite ready for duty

MUOS-3 expands coverage to about three-quarters of the globe; the fourth and final satellite is expected to be launched later this year.

ISIS fallout: Satellite intel contract hits its ceiling 3 years early

DISA's contracting organization raises the ceiling on a $286.5 million deal for intelligence services while it makes plans to re-compete the contract.

Army kicks in retention bonuses for cyber warriors

The bonuses, ranging from $7,900 to $50,400, are another step toward establishing a career management field for cyber, the Army says.