Military Cloud

DARPA to help shield cloud networks from cyberattack

DARPA's Mission-oriented Resilient Clouds program seeks to protect cloud networks vital to military missions.

Barry Rosenberg

There's a lot at stake with military modernization programs

The eyes of all the military services are on DISA and its efforts to develop a private cloud of enterprise services for enhanced communication and collaboration across the Defense Department.

A look at DOD's AKO, DKO and JKO portal numbers

The announcement of the closure of Defense Knowledge Online is furthering uncertainty over the future of DOD's online portals and enterprise services. Here's a quick look at some of the numbers.

DISA sees private cloud as catalyst for enterprise services

The Defense Information Services Agency's road to enterprise services begins with consolidation of the Defense Department's disparate e-mail systems that hinder net-centric operations and cross-organizational collaboration.

Cloud cuts both ways when it comes to cybersecurity

With the right strategies and considerations, cloud solutions can drive efficiency and improve operations, federal officials say.

DOD's hard line against cloud computing gradually softens

Defense agencies are warming up to cloud computing, but fears still abound in personnel ranks, and serious hurdles still lie ahead.

FIRST LOOK: DISA Campaign Plan 2011-2012

The Defense Information Systems Agency's Campaign Plan 2011-2012 adds more focus and definition to the agency's near- and long-term directions, including a renewed emphasis on enterprise services and mobile-computing technologies.

Mobile power can speed geospatial intell to battlefront

The emergence of powerful, portable consumer products is helping propel the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's plans to get imagery into the hands of warfighters.

Kundra departure puts IT progress at risk

Vivek Kundra has been a forceful leader for change in federal IT, say many observers. What will happen to the efforts now under way when he leaves the federal CIO post in August?

Kundra stepping down as federal CIO

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra has been the most prominent force for technology in the Obama administration, but he is about to step down.