Editor's Note

The power of information networks

Recent events in Egypt and elsewhere around the world reveal the power of information networks.

Barry Rosenberg

Network modernization caught in a holding pattern

The military's No. 1 modernization priority, the network, will receive no new funding for at least the next year -- and perhaps much longer.

The network as a force multiplier

The tactical network's ability to facilitate collaboration, collect and fuse intelligence, and flatten the organizational structure will bring true efficiency to U.S. forces and their allies.

Sharing lessons learned crucial to jointness

The U.S. military can further its organizational and networking objectives in the realm of joint operations by sharing lessons learned.

Toughest challenges require uncommon dedication

Former IBM Chairman and CEO Louis Gerstner describes to Army personnel what it takes to transform an institution. Also: Introducing Defense Systems’ new editor.

The shift to net-enabled warfare

Defense Systems adopts a more strategically targeted tagline beginning this month, as the defense magazine for knowledge technologies and net-enabled warfare rather than net-centric warfare.

DOD's budget: The newest contested environment

The Department of Defense is coming to grips with a new contested environment: Deciding which projects, products and services must be cut to achieve $100 billion in defense savings during the next five years.

The road ahead for Cyber Command

With Cyber Command finally getting its first commander — and one with the smarts and expertise of Gen. Keith Alexander — work can begin moving forward in earnest to tackle the tough questions that confront us in the cyber era.

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