Defense IT

'Space Pearl Harbor' debate rages

Policy analysts argue over how U.S. strategy should evolve to deal with asymmetric threats that could leave low Earth orbit unusable.

Army developing a 'flying motorcycle' for the battlefield

ARL and two companies are adapting the Malloy hoverbike for tactical recon and troop transport, for use as a cheaper, more agile option to helicopters.

Cyber Guard exercise expands to whole-of-nation defense

Over 100 organizations in the government, military, industry, academia and the international community worked on developing unified, interoperable cyber skills.

Joel Dolisy Solar Winds

The Army's march forward means letting go of the past

A successful modernization involved embracing new technologies and methodologies, Solar Winds' Joel Dolisy writes.

Data link lets even small UAVs serve as secure comm nodes

The Marines recently tested Harris’ system, developed in 90 days, on hand-launched Raven UAS.

Phishing scam poses as OPM hack notifications

As OPM is contacting the millions of potential victims, hackers are doing the same.

Air Force wants to target APTs with transparent computing

MIT researchers will explore a new approach to defending against advanced persistent threats under a $7 million contract.

Air Force awards deal to fix some Global Hawk software

The $16.2 million contract modification to Northrop Grumman is intended to correct deficiencies in ground station software.