Defense IT

Army gets OK for next stage of tactical network

Increment 2 of the Warfighter Information Network – Tactical, being built by General Dynamics, will go into full-rate production.

Syrian Electronic Army claims hack of Army, Stracom websites

The sites were forced offline after being defaced by a group demanding an end to U.S. training of rebel fighters in Syria.

Army tests satellite-independent battlefield radio

The service has developed a method for improved communications without the need for satellites by using vehicle-mounted, high-bandwidth networking radios.

South Korean team wins DARPA Robotics Challenge

Team KAIST's DRC-Hubo hit the ground running while some other robots just hit the ground.

NATO gets its first AGS surveillance aircraft

Northrop Grumman and its industry partners deliver the first of five UAS that will be part of a system-of-systems ISR capability.

ISIS is attracting a loose cadre of cyber warriors

The security company FireEye says that sympathizers, acting as "lone wolves," represent "a different type of cyber actor."

A breakdown on the hack of 4 million federal employee records

It apparently came from China and affected nearly every federal agency, although uniformed military personnel are in the clear.

DOD coming up short on insider threat safeguards, GAO says

A report released by the Government Accountability Office notes significant flaws in the department’s program to prevent breaches from inside.