Defense IT

Managing the chaos of portable networks

Networks-on-the-go are essential against asymmetric adversaries, but they pose intriguing management challenges.

Russia's cyber aggression is in European Command's crosshairs

In an update to the theater strategy, Gen. Phillip Breedlove listed deterring Russian aggression as the top priority for the command.

Army adds $97M to Shadow drone deal

The service is acquiring more of the catapult-launched ISR unmanned aircraft, which has also been used in concert with Apache helicopters.

Tactical mobility coming into the picture for on-ground soldiers

Officials discuss what's next for mobile devices in the military — from real-time video to head-up displays.

Cyber, real world converge as U.S. targets ISIS hackers with bombs

In the continued fight against ISIS, the U.S. is specifically targeting members of the group that are affiliated with cyberspace operations with missiles from the air.

Consolidation paces quickens in cyber defense market

FireEye, which acquired Mandiant two years ago, completes a deal for cyber threat intelligence specialist iSight.

Rogers: Cyber doesn't need its own military branch

The head of the U.S. Cyber Command says cyber operations are too ingrained into military operations to break the command off as a separate branch, as some in Congress have suggested.

Air Force puts its first cyber weapon system into play

The AFINC creates centrally managed points of entry for a million users at 237 locations around the world.