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Traditional security is dead; long live traditional security!

Don’t throw out established practices, just make them part of a larger, more sophisticated strategy, Joel Dolisy writes.

DARPA hires SRI to spearhead data privacy program

The company gets an $8.5 million contract to find a better way to protect data while sharing it.

Navy makes largest federal purchase of solar power

A new 210-megawatt facility will provide up to a third of the power for 14 installations in California.

Navy awards two huge deals for tactical radios

ViaSat and Data Link get contracts worth up to total of more then $880 million for MIDS Low Volume Terminals.

Researchers take high-bandwidth communications to the South Pole

With MUOS, developed by AFRL, the Navy and Lockheed Martin, researchers send the first voice-and-data communications from Antarctica.

Air Force puts 22 companies on $490M Agile Acquisition contract

The five-year deal covers work at Eglin Air Force Base to develop new systems and modify existing ones.

Open source effort targets the trouble with joint avionics

The Future Airborne Capability Environment seeks to deliver common avionics components for all three services.

DARPA going to extremes for DDoS defense

The research agency is looking to the private sector for revolutionary ways to blunt the effect of distributed denial of service attacks.