Defense IT

DISA takes on defense of DOD networks

The agency's new role, part of the plan for an integrated defense, will allow the U.S. Cyber Command "to function at the operational level of war."

DOD approves new mobile security credentials

PIV-I credentials from Operational Research Consultants could allow limited access for more than 40 million DOD partners worldwide.

Mobile satellite network gives Army swift artillery support

The Soldier Network Extension allows forward units to share target information from anywhere on the battlefield.

NSA chief details 'real' threats to US networks, infrastructure

Adm. Mike Rogers tells Congress DOD is halfway to building a cyber force capable of defending the nation's networks.

Air Force explores more efficient, jam-resistant data links

The service is looking for feedback on higher-frequency directional links that can increase capacity, spectral efficiency and jam resistance in tactical environments.

NATO stages its largest cyber exercise to date

The multinational Cyber Coalition 2014 tests the organization’s ability quickly share information and coordinate a response to a series of attacks.

Navy's widgets enable control of multiple unmanned vehicles

SSC Pacific researchers build an open-source cloud-based system that allows control of unmanned vehicles from a Web browser.

Hagel’s 'game-changing' strategy to focus on tech, innovation

The Defense Innovation Initiative aims to improve every aspect of DOD operations, particularly with regard to cutting-edge technologies.