Defense IT


Marines find 'best and brightest' via geolocation

Marine Corps recruiters leverage data analytics and geolocation technologies to make the finding the best and the brightest faster, more accurate and more efficient.

10 agency IT projects take 2012 GCN Awards

The winning project teams found creative solutions to challenges in information sharing, end user services, military communications and other areas.

DOD plans massive database of human research

Expanded PROMIS, developed the the Office of Naval Research, would track human studies throughout the department.

VA, DOD joint office delivers mobile app for PTSD patients

PE Coach app gives PTSD sufferers a central site to track their therapy sessions and more.

Air Force wants to eliminate radar interference from wind turbines

The proliferation of wind turbines especially near military installations has created risks to radar systems.

Army's MORPHINATOR: A shape-shifting approach to network defense

The cyber maneuver technology would randomize configurations and other aspects of a network to fool and foil intruders.

Air Force to expand use of cyber warfare training center

Illinois center will include more military commands, educational institutions and other federal agencies.

Students 3D print a boat from milk jugs -- are jetliners next?

If a student team can build a homemade 3D printer that can produce a boat, the administration's $60 million foray into advanced manufacturing technology could hold promise.

DOD wants cyberterrorism-prediction software

DARPA seeks proposals for new software that can scour social media and other sites to predict cyberterrorism events.

Army's 'Kraken' puts data from many sensors onto one screen

With troop drawdowns in Afghanistan, the Army will use computerized surveillance technology to improve perimeter security and help protect small units in remote outposts.

After what happened in Vegas, feds keep low profile at Black Hat

It would be a shame if feds were scared away from information-rich conferences like Black Hat because of the excesses of some GSA managers.

New ‘Universal Gateway’ speeds data to Navy vessels

Office of Naval Research’s “network bridging system” moves data instantaneously between the combat system and the command and control network.