Defense IT

The No. 1 battlefield threat? Cyberattacks

A brigade commander at NIE 16.1 says defending the network is the most important part of combat operations.

IC embraces open source intel, even if it is double-edged

Members of the Intelligence Community, academia and industry are making use of social media and other open source intelligence, because terrorist groups do the same.

Army staging largest ever joint-forces network exercise

NIE 16.1 incorporates coalition and other U.S. forces, setting the stage for the multinational Army Warfighting Assessments.

Orbital ATK to supply boosters for ULA's Atlas V, Vulcan

The expanded partnership could help bring down costs, as ULA faces competition from SpaceX for future Air Force contracts.

Air Force awards $73M contract to finish DEAMS project

Accenture Federal Services will complete work on the multibillion dollar ERP project over the next 30 months.

Recruiting cyber warriors: What DOD can learn from college football coaches

Army Deputy CIO Gary Wang said that the next generation should be recruited early, much like how coaches approach young talent.

Air Force scientists take the field as Tech Warriors

The training exercise lets those who develop new battlefield technologies experience life as a warfighter.

ONR system would protect ships from Stuxnet-like attack

RHIMES would limit the scope of any attack by giving electromechanical controllers slightly different programming.