Defense IT


Report says DOD fuel supply chain vulnerable to cyberattack

A study says that DLA needs to shore up security on its IP-connected fuel distribution network.

Army units give thumbs-down to battlefield intelligence system

The Distributed Common Ground System-Army is complex and unstable, and soldiers receive scant training on the system, according to units quoted a memo.

Air Force HQ completes move to DOD Enterprise Email

The service begins its migration with 7,800 unclassified accounts and 1,300 mobile devices.

DARPA hires Raytheon to work on Plan X cyber warfare platform

The company gets a $9.8 million contract to enable scaling and execution of cyber operations.

Chris LaPoint

Training on the go: How to keep up with a changing IT landscape

IT managers have to step outside their comfort zones to prepare staff for a widely dispersed and increasingly virtualized military, Chris LaPoint says.

Snowden fallout on contractors: It’s not all bad

A ThreatTrack survey finds that defense contractors feel vulnerable to cyber mayhem, but many have become more diligent about screening, managing and training employees.

VA launches online tool to calculate education benefits

The GI Bill Comparison Tool lets service members, veterans and their families quickly calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits.

DOD wants a ‘Big Mechanism’ for mining research data

DARPA announces a $45 million program that aims to revolutionize the way research on complex subjects is understood.