DARPA hires Raytheon to work on Plan X cyber warfare platform

The company gets a $9.8 million contract to enable scaling and execution of cyber operations.

Chris LaPoint

Training on the go: How to keep up with a changing IT landscape

IT managers have to step outside their comfort zones to prepare staff for a widely dispersed and increasingly virtualized military, Chris LaPoint says.

Snowden fallout on contractors: It’s not all bad

A ThreatTrack survey finds that defense contractors feel vulnerable to cyber mayhem, but many have become more diligent about screening, managing and training employees.

US export control reforms advance

U.S. officials said they are completing a rewrite of export regulations in advance of proposed reform legislation.

VA launches online tool to calculate education benefits

The GI Bill Comparison Tool lets service members, veterans and their families quickly calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits.

DOD wants a ‘Big Mechanism’ for mining research data

DARPA announces a $45 million program that aims to revolutionize the way research on complex subjects is understood.

NCS releases first mobile zero-client laptop

Company eyes military, intell community, as agencies move toward virtualization.

Tempus Pro telemedicine diagnostics

Marines test diagnostic telemedicine device for the battlefield

Tempus Pro enables monitoring, patient data sharing, and video and voice capabilities.