Defense IT


DISA drafts new cloud security requirements

DISA drafts new cloud security requirements

The Defense Information Systems Agency released a draft of cloud computing security requirements for the Defense Department.

DOD greenlights Dell open network switches for agency use

DOD greenlights Dell open network switches for agency use

Dell open network switches were added to the Defense Department’s Approved Product List, certifying they meet DOD security tests and are ready to be used with government networks.

DOD opens the hunt for disruptive tech

DOD opens the hunt for disruptive tech

The Defense Department issues a call for ideas and technologies for its Long Range Research and Development Plan.

Marines expand training field with augmented reality

Marines expand training field with augmented reality

The Marine Corps is testing an augmented reality system from the Office of Naval Research that is transforming the way Marines prepare for combat.

DARPA sees transparent IT as window on new threats

DARPA sees transparent IT as window on new threats

The DOD research agency wants to develop techniques for seeing more deeply into today’s opaque networks to more effectively combat advanced persistent threats.

NSA releases open source tool for high-volume data flows

NSA releases open source tool for high-volume data flows

The National Security Agency released an open source software product that automates data flows among multiple computer networks, even when data formats and protocols differ.

NGA on campaign to expand Map of the World

NGA on campaign to expand Map of the World

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency awarded 10 contracts this year in a $1.1 billion drive to expand its geospatial resources and build a one-stop shop for data and apps for the military and intelligence communities.

DARPA’s EDICT would boost WAN resilience

DARPA’s EDICT would boost WAN resilience

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is expected to launch a research effort to strengthen the resilience and security of military wide-area networks.

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaking at the 2014 Reagan National Defense Forum

Hagel outlines new Defense innovation efforts

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced a new Defense Innovation Initiative that will identify and develop advanced technologies, ensuring that the United States has a competitive technological advantage.

Lt. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell, the Army

Lighter communications key to Army’s future

It's critical that the communication infrastructure be ready at all times – from installation to the point of need, said Lt. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell, the Army's CIO/G-6.

Code checking leads to sea change in Navy programming

Code checking leads to sea change in Navy programming

The Navy has been able to troubleshoot and repair programming errors before software is deployed using HP’s Fortify Software Security Center product.

Navy christens ERP financial management system

Navy christens ERP 1.1 financial management system

The Naval Supply System Command’s Weapon Systems Support unit completes the transition of its financial systems to new enterprise resource planning system.