Defense IT


DARPA calls on DIYers for weaponized tech

DARPA calls on DIYers for weaponized tech

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency seeks proposals that convert commercial technologies into security threats.

individual soldier drones

Army wants to equip soldiers with drones

Carried, launched and retrieved by individual soldiers, the tiny unmanned aerial systems will increase tactical intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities in the field.

DOD lays out cyber implementation plan

DOD lays out cyber implementation plan

DOD Cybersecurity Discipline Implementation Plan covers identity authentication, reducing networks' attack surface, device hardening and the alignment of computer network defenders with DOD IT systems and networks.

Secure Communications Controller

Communications tool connects radio, IP networks

The Marine Corps is testing the Secure Communications Controller, which will facilitate rapid and secure communications across networks.

Internet exchange

Montgomery MIX: Alabama bets on high-speed exchange

With partners in state and local government, the military, universities and businesses, the Montgomery Internet Exchange is poised to expand cybersecurity research, spur economic growth and deliver content faster for businesses and consumers.

DOD launches bug bounty program

Pentagon launching bug bounty program

With the Hack the Pentagon program, the Defense Department is inviting vetted hackers to expose potential vulnerabilities.

cybersecurity in navy budget request

Navy budgets for cyber resiliency

According to recent budget documents, the Navy is asking for $88 million in research and development associated with cyber resiliency.

Analysts (yes, analysts!) develop apps on the fly

Analysts (yes, analysts!) develop apps on the fly

Teams of analysts from several agencies developed applications in eight hours, NGA Deputy Director Susan Gordon applauded during a keynote at the Esri conference.

Navy one step closer toward CANES deployment

Navy one step closer toward CANES deployment

With the installation of the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services system, or CANES, on the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz, the Navy is working toward full CANES deployment across its fleet.

DARPA looks to measure privacy protection

DARPA looks to measure privacy protection

The research agency underwrites a project to help document a system's effectiveness at protecting user data.

Air Force seeks autonomous systems that learn and adapt

Air Force seeks autonomous systems that learn and adapt

As adversaries continue to bolster their technology-based capabilities, the Air Force seeks resilient systems to thwart disruptions and sustain operations.


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