Defense IT


Cyber Command getting closer to full deployment

Military officials tell Congress of progress in building the cyber mission force and provided examples of military operations in cyberspace.

DOD looks to develop a preemptive approach to network defense

The Joint Force Headquarters for the DOD Information Network, a subordinate command of Cyber Command, is developing a strategic plan for defending its networks around the world.

Cyber forces prepare for an attack on a grand scale

In the annual Cyber Guard exercise, DOD worked with organizations across all sectors to simulate the response to a coordinated cyberattack.

Euro effort demos secure, interoperable communications

European partners claim they have demonstrated the ability to use a common radio waveform for tactical communications.

To keep pace, military targets rapid prototyping and faster acquisition

Officials have expressed exasperation over the bulky acquisition process, which does not scale at “cyber speed.”

Analytics could be the key to cyber defense

DOD officials talk about the automated, big data tools that could do a lot to protect DOD networks.

Army looks to boost security, bandwidth with network modernization

Officials say open standards, cloud architectures are keys to making their network more efficient and effective.

Air Force nearing completion of satellite communications system

The service gives Lockheed a $48 million contract modification to finish work on AEHF, which is replacing the Milstar constellation.

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