Defense IT

US databases in South Korea hacked, employee info compromised

Personal information on more than 16,000 South Korean employees, former employees and job applicants may have been taken, but no military data was compromised, officials said.

Army boosts bandwidth with new suitcase-sized satellite terminals

T2C2, now a program of record, takes portable battlefield communications from kilobits to megabits per second.

NSA accredits Lockheed Martin to help respond to cyberattacks

The agency’s National Security Cyber Assistance Program seeks to pre-approve vendors for cyber defense.

Russia to restrict military use of GPS stations in its territory

The retaliatory move comes in the wake of U.S. rejection of Russian GLONASS monitoring stations, but will have little effect on GPS users.

Air Force switches contractors with $298M award for FAB-T satellite terminals

Raytheon snags contract from Boeing to provide terminals for “nuclear survivable” satcom.

Cyber Grand Challenge offers millions for better cyber defense

Automated cyber defenses developed for DARPA’s competition could eventually compete against human hackers.

Air Force awards deal for Space Fence to track orbital debris

Lockheed Martin wins the $914.7 million contract to build a system to track even small bits of space junk.

Cardillo to replace Letitia Long as head of NGA

Long is retiring after heading geospatial-intelligence agency since 2010.