Defense IT

Data link lets even small UAVs serve as secure comm nodes

The Marines recently tested Harris’ system, developed in 90 days, on hand-launched Raven UAS.

Phishing scam poses as OPM hack notifications

As OPM is contacting the millions of potential victims, hackers are doing the same.

Air Force wants to target APTs with transparent computing

MIT researchers will explore a new approach to defending against advanced persistent threats under a $7 million contract.

Air Force awards deal to fix some Global Hawk software

The $16.2 million contract modification to Northrop Grumman is intended to correct deficiencies in ground station software.

New gateway links military, civilian, international responders

This year’s JUICE exercise introduced a system that links Army networks with other military services, civilian agencies and partner nations.

Will SpaceX explosion impact Air Force launch competitions?

The company recently was green-lighted to compete for future launches of military satellites.

Army giving cyber warriors a training range of their own

CECOM will open the Cyber Battle Ground to all units later this year to speed up cyber operations training.

NRO jumps on open source bandwagon

Spy agencies are paradoxically embracing open source technologies as they seek more security.