Defense IT


Air Force adds focus on open systems to info sharing BAA

Air Force adds focus on open systems to info sharing BAA

The Air Force has added a new focus area to its request for a cross-domain cyber reactive information sharing solution.

Low-orbiting nanosatellite can act as ‘cellphone tower in space’

Low-orbiting nanosatellite can act as ‘cellphone tower in space’

Nanosatellites in low-Earth orbit can boost communication coverage for troops in remote environments.

Virtual training: Next best thing to being there

Virtual training: Next best thing to being there

NASA uses virtual reality training to prep astronauts for space, and the Marines reimagine their live training environments with augmented reality.

smart computers on the battlefield

Smart computers for the battlefield

But researchers are developing tools to improve man-machine interfaces -- to the benefit of both.

What keeps federal CISOs awake at night

What keeps federal CISOs awake at night

Cybersecurity experts from industry and government discuss network defense, cyberwar doctrine and how the Internet of Things is expanding the attack surface.

DOD Enterprise Classified Travel Kit Gateways

DISA comm kits offer secure mobile access

Defense Department mobile users will now be able to make classified voice, video and data calls and access SIPRNet through the Internet with the DOD Enterprise Classified Travel Kit Gateways.

cicada drones

Smaller drones aim to deliver squad-level intell

Researchers have begun testing micro UAVs that can give squads communications and intelligence.

DOD’s medical innovations save lives, speed rehab

DOD’s medical innovations save lives, speed rehab

The military has tested and deployed several technological solutions to assist in treating soldiers on and off the battlefield.

Beyond compliance: DISA STIGs’ role in cybersecurity

Beyond compliance: DISA STIGs’ role in cybersecurity

Following a secure standard is critical to eliminating the easy vectors hackers use to launch attacks.

Navy starts migration from BlackBerry to Apple and Android

Navy starts migration from BlackBerry to Apple and Android

Users on the Navy Marine Corps Intranet may now begin transitioning from BlackBerry devices to Apple smartphones and tablets, with migration to Android devices expected for later this year.

Army Training Network now accessible without a CAC card

Army Training Network goes mobile -- no CAC required

Soldiers can now access the Army Training Network using smart phones and computer tablets -- with just a username and password.

NGA

No network, no problem: NGA’s app provides mapping without a connection

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s Disconnected Interactive Content Explorer app gives users interactive maps even when offline -- and the code has been open-sourced for use by other agencies.


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