Defense IT

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Air Force to swap 5,000 BlackBerrys for iOS devices

The move is an initial step in modernizing the service’s use of commercial mobile technologies.

Academy teams do battle in cyber exercise

The Service Academy Cyber Stakes, hosted by DARPA, raises the skills of cadets and midshipmen.

DARPA looks to upgrade space junk monitoring

Agency will spend up to $1.4 million to improve OrbitOutlook program, which monitors objects in low-Earth orbit.

DOD reaches $40.5M enterprise deal for Adobe products

The three-year agreement allows Army, Air Force and DISA to standardize tools.

Rick Lober Harris

Why DOD needs to consider commercial SATCOM

Budget pressures, bandwidth demand and technical innovations in the private sector should lead the military to commercial options.

When GPS falters, where will the military turn?

The potential for spoofing and jamming is prompting a look at old and new technologies.

Adm. Jan Tighe

Hagel makes pick to lead Navy’s Cyber Command

Rear Adm. Jan Tighe, currently deputy director, would replace Vice. Adm. Michael Rogers.

Zero-day attack targets military via veterans’ website

The drive-by attack, dubbed Operation SnowMan by security company FireEye, has infected and exploits a flaw in Internet Explorer.