Defense IT

Project aims to shine light on data as it travels the Internet

DARPA and the Air Force Research Lab give Georgia Tech $4.2 million to develop ways of tracking data, with an eye toward detecting APTs.

Report: Attacks will happen, so reduce the time to detection

Cisco's mid-year threat report says attacks are becoming too sophisticated to prevent all of them. Organizations need to focus on finding them sooner.

Navy's reign in patent rankings continues

Researchers earned rights for projects ranging from predicting pirate attacks to ensuring better health for deployed troops.

Army WAVES off the mobile disconnect

The software connects disparate radios, phones and PCs, enabling communications between U.S. military, coalition and emergency response units.

Can real-world rules be applied to cyber response?

Policies for responding to cyber attacks are still emerging, but some say that accepted norms regarding physical attacks offer a good guide.

Army opening a new cyber campus in Alabama

AMRDEC at Redstone Arsenal will dedicate the facility to conducting tests, simulations and research to in the cyber domain.

Leidos-led team wins $4.3B DOD health records contract

The long-awaited deal calls for the overhaul of the Defense Department’s health system.

For DOD, building the cyber force is a team game

The cyber force is only halfway towards its personnel goal, but members are making marginal strides in training, recruitment and defining roles in the emerging operational domain.