Hackathon helps improve DARPA’s Plan X

The program looks to make it easier to visualize a network and recognize malicious activity.

Survey: Shadow IT haunts DOD networks

Sixty-three percent of IT pros in the department said unauthorized apps and services are used, and 70 percent expect the practice to grow, a Solar Winds survey found.

Dell releases family of secure, fast wireless firewalls

The SonicWALL TZ series taps the speed of 802.11ac wireless to add deep packet inspection at line speed.

Satellite-launching drone program enters next phase

DARPA awards Boeing $6.6 million to continue developing the reusable, hypersonic Experimental Spaceplane.

Navy, Marines order up more Blackjack UAS

A $78 million contract modification calls for six more of the drones used for ISR and target acquisition on land and at sea.

Air Force wants common tools for pay-as-you-go cloud

The service wants to establish standard processes that could work for all the military services in support of the JIE.

With new night-vision goggles, soldiers don't need a scope to aim

The system wirelessly connects the goggles with a weapon-mounted sight, allowing soldiers to shoot from the hip or around corners without exposing themselves.

IARPA wants an early warning system for cyber attacks

The agency is looking to combine internal and external sensors and monitors to try to identify attacks in their early stages.