Defense IT

West Point's new cyber institute takes a multipronged approach to security

Lawyers, cyber experts and psychologists will come together to solve cyber problems.

Tablet-controlled unmanned copters deliver the goods for Marines

ONR’s AACUS program seeks to resupply troops in hazardous environments with robotic, autonomous helicopters.

Chris LaPoint SolarWinds

The unusual suspects: 3 ways to deal with insider threats

Whether intentional or accidental, the threat is real and hard to predict.

Navy’s new airborne command and control post arrives

The E-2D Advanced Hawkeye is a key to network-centric battle groups.

Robot repairmen would fix satellites in space

DARPA’s Phoenix program also is developing new designs for satellites that would cut their costs.

Smart Node Pods for battlefield communications pass first test

Aircraft-mounted pods extend voice, data, images and video to front-line troops.

DOD switches to NIST security standards

Military and civilian IT standards align for the first time.

Pentagon gives weight to electronic warfare

An update to DOD’s policy calls for incorporating EW into the full range of military operations.