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Air Force Academy unveils new network security major

Cadets will be able to take new courses in computer forensics and reverse software engineering, as well as political science and strategy.

DARPA mulls system-of-systems to network maritime operations

Distributed systems could act as a force multiplier, allowing naval forces to rapidly adapt to new challenges.

Air Force adds Airbus to hosted payloads contract

The company will compete to host Air Force communications on commercial satellites.

Air Force looks to get proactive on cyber defense

Cyber deception and self-repairing code are among the techniques that AFRL is looking to develop.

Bill Rowan VMWare

For defense IT, virtual is more agile than physical

Data center consolidation, cloud computing and virtualization are driving the move toward a software-defined fighting force.

Air Force adds ship-based radar to missile-detection network

The Cobra King system will use dual state-of-the-art radars for ballistic missile treaty monitoring and verification.

Small device, big impact: Linking classified, unclassified nets at the edge

The CERDEC-developed cable connects radios with the Nett Warrior system, feeding soldiers’ locations into the shared operational picture.

5 billion-transistor chip functions like a human brain

IBM’s chip, funded by DARPA, uses its “neurons” and “synapses” to spread computing processes out, performing complex tasks with a very low power requirement.