Defense IT


 (Photo/75th Training Command, Army Reserve Maj. Adam Collett)

Army Reserve pilots management tool for cyber talent

Working with Carnegie Mellon University, the Army Reserve has developed the Cyber Warrior Database, a master repository to track the skills soldiers acquire in their civilian jobs and match them to potential military applications.

DISA seeks to streamline systems and operation centers

DISA seeks to streamline systems and operation centers

The agency wants to make the Department of Defense Information Network more efficient by standardizing tools and improving cloud compatibility.

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DOD tests river navigation system upgrade

The Coast Guard and Army Corps of Engineers are testing an enhanced waterway safety broadcast system on the Ohio River in Louisville, Ky.

National Guard cyber protection

National Guard expects expanded role in cybersecurity

As cyber threats continue to multiply, states can look to the National Guard for help.

Navy speeds AR-aided helmet from concept to demo

Navy speeds AR-aided helmet from concept to demo

The Navy’s Battlespace Exploitation of Mixed Reality Lab moved a sailor's idea for an augmented-reality-based unified gunnery system to a prototype with little time and funding.

Defense applications ripe for quantum computing

Defense applications ripe for quantum computing

Lockheed Martin has been experimenting with quantum systems to speed verification and validation of mission-critical software.

How DUIx gets cutting-edge tech so fast

How DUIx gets cutting-edge tech so quickly

The Pentagon's Defense Innovation Unit Experimental released a how-to guide explaining how Defense organizations can take advantage of “other transactions.”

How to distill the VA

How to distill the VA's strategic plan into action

Agencies and contractors can take a page from the Department of Veterans Affairs’ plan to revamp the way it delivers services.

Gaming for technology readiness

DARPA's multiplayer gaming platform for problem solving

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants to build a gaming and social media platform that will engage a diverse community of creative minds to solve emerging science and technology problems.

DLA secures supply chain with DNA marking

DLA secures supply chain with DNA marking

The Defense Logistics Agency may expand its use of DNA marking technology to verify the authenticity of microchips and other electronics in its supply chain.

4 tips for bug bounty programs

4 tips for bug bounty programs

A well-run program offers agencies a way to extend their penetration testing and network monitoring programs.

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Army fires up bug bounty program

Following the Pentagon’s successful bug bounty program, the Army has announced its own "Hack the Army" program to tighten up security on its public-facing websites.


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