Defense IT


Pentagon cyber report said cyber trails help track attackers

Cyberspace has become a “safe haven” for threat networks to lurk and hatch schemes.

Quantum computing

Pentagon examines smartphone encryption

Newly developed mobile encryption apps enable secure smart-phone messaging, chat and data sharing.


DARPA licenses emerging chip technology

Flex Logix will license its FPGA technology to the defense agency for use by DoD and other government agencies. Keywords: FPGA, DARPA, Flex Logix, reprogrammable, TSMC, hardware


NGEN-R redraws acquisition plan

The Navy plans to recompete its Next-Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN) contract to save money, speed IT modernization and combine domestic and international data networks.


Air Force pursues advanced “deceptive” cybersecurity tactics

The service is working with industry to prototype and advance cybersecurity techniques built on the old “honey pot” approach for attracting attackers.


Navy builds computer automation into new amphibious craft

After nearly 30 years of service, the existing fleet of the Navy’s landing craft is being updated as a new generation is being developed.


Army awards IBM private cloud computing deal

The project calls for IBM to consolidate a large number of data centers into a single infrastructure as well as beginning to migrate what eventually will be hundreds of applications.


DISA streamlines operations centers

The Defense Information System Agency is focusing on unifying the Department of Defense Information Network by consolidating tools, operations and cyber practices.

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