Defense Systems Summit coverage

DISA: Data center consolidation makes for stronger network defense

DOD's data center consolidation project will save money and improve network efficiency and security, DISA officials say.

Cyber defenders study the art of cyber war

New educational opportunities provide cyberspace professionals with greater insight into threats and teach them to protect vulnerable infrastructure.

Army Signal Corps marches efficiently into the 21st century

The Army Signal Corps is upgrading its training, equipment and roles to support cyberspace operations and get away from its draft-era mentality.

Advanced persistent threats require a new dynamic of defense

The cyber threat is as real and advanced as ever, and with the military as a high-value target, governance for defending cyberspace must be determined as soon as possible.

Budget struggles, cyber policies shape DOD approach to cloud

Strides in cloud computing are being made even as budget woes and other challenges weigh heavily on defense IT.

DOD must balance, accept risks to maintain military edge

There are risks involved with allowing for new technologies and non-standard personnel at DOD, but it's a necessary gamble for maintaining the U.S. military edge.

Learning lessons from Stuxnet before it's too late

A new class of cyber weapons, like Stuxnet, will have a long-term impact on critical infrastructure protection policy, experts at the Defense Systems Summit said.

Inaugural Defense Systems Summit to focus on network security

The Sept. 7 Defense Systems Summit will center on defense of military and critical national networks, featuring guests Robert Carey, deputy assistant secretary of defense, DOD, and Richard Hale, chief information assurance executive, DISA, to name a few.

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