Defense IT


Strategies for delivering on the promise of JIE

DOD can control access while limiting the attack surface of a joint network, SolarWinds' Joel Dolisy writes.

DARPA's high-speed vertical-lift plane goes to Phase 2

Aurora Flight Sciences' design for the VTOL X-Plane project aims to improve hovering efficiency while also increasing airspeed.

Cloud shift, data security driving encryption use

An industry survey forecasts broad use of crypto technologies as more enterprises shift sensitive data to the cloud.

DOD's long path to creating a cyber warrior workforce

The U.S. Cyber Command is gearing up for the initial operating capacity of its Cyber Mission Force, despite some setbacks, and looking to groom the next generation of cyber warriors in the pipeline.

Survey: Nation-states overtake insiders as DOD's top cyber threats

A new survey of DOD IT pros by SolarWinds finds that foreign governments are now seen as the greatest source of IT security threats.

Pentagon to welcome hackers with open arms

In a new initiative called Hack the Pentagon, DOD is inviting vetted hackers to explore potential vulnerabilities in systems as part of the government’s first bug bounty program.

Army giving cyber capabilities to tactical units

A recent exercise expands on work to take cyber tools into the battlefield.

General Atomics

Reaper's retrofits extend its range and endurance

General Atomics said the unmanned aircraft's longer wings and greater fuel capacity take its flight endurance from 27 to 40 hours.

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