Defense IT


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.

iRobot unveils multi-bot tablet controller, improved networking

iRobot unveils multi-bot tablet controller, improved networking

iRobot announced a multi-robot tablet controller and the uPoint Robot Radio networking solution for first responders and defense forces.

Army PEO Aviation expands virtual desktops

Army PEO Aviation expands virtual desktops

The Army Program Executive Office Aviation has expanded its virtual desktop infrastructure with Nutanix appliances to better support handling Army aircraft systems.

SafeWare puts DARPA in the hunt for obfuscated code

SafeWare puts DARPA in the hunt for unbreakable code

DARPA asks researchers to submit proposals for SafeWare, a new approach to code obfuscation that makes software nearly impossible to attack.

Army deputy CIO/G6 Michael Krieger

Krieger molds the defense IT enterprise

Army deputy CIO/G6 Krieger shaped the Army's enterprise as a champion of DODwide data, email and networks.


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