The three-year agreement allows Army, Air Force and DISA to standardize tools.
Budget pressures, bandwidth demand and technical innovations in the private sector should lead the military to commercial options.
The potential for spoofing and jamming is prompting a look at old and new technologies.
Rear Adm. Jan Tighe, currently deputy director, would replace Vice. Adm. Michael Rogers.
The drive-by attack, dubbed Operation SnowMan by security company FireEye, has infected VFW.org and exploits a flaw in Internet Explorer.
The XC30 supercomputers, along with Sonexion storage systems, will go to the Air Force and Navy.
A government cybersecurity framework seeks to protect critical infrastructure, but industry groups continued to stress the need for training to keep up with threats.
DARPA’s ARES would have modules for cargo transport, medical evacuation and ISR.