Defense IT


DOD looks to redefine roles for IT workforce

DOD looks to redefine roles for IT workforce

According to DOD Deputy CIO Richard Hale, the department is seeking to weave cybersecurity duties into virtually every job description.

Navy finalizes cyber standards for industry

Navy finalizes cyber standards for industry

To ensure its IT systems can successfully operate in a contested cyber environment, the Navy has finalized eight cybersecurity standards that aim to provide a uniform security architecture.

3D printed drone

3-D printing on the fly

The Army Research Laboratory is looking for ways to quickly get customized 3-D printed drones into soldiers’ hands.

Identity search engine compares biometrics to watch lists

Identity search engine compares biometrics to watch lists

MorphoTrust’s automated biometric identification system helps warfighters on the ground verify identities with a search engine that registers and compares biometric features against data on file.

gray eagle UAS

Army building universal controller for drones

A common control interface will allow pilots to operate more than one type of unmanned aircraft.

Skin sensing camera

AF prototypes skin-sensing camera

The system developed at the Air Force Institute of Technology detects melanin to differentiate human skin from other materials.

Autodesk REM

Air Force adopts 3-D energy modeling

A rapid energy modeling solution from Autodesk will help Tinker Air Force Base optimize its energy use.

Unmasking malware coders

Unmasking malware coders

Army researchers are working on an algorithm that will help system administrators improve security by more easily identifying malware authors and tracking the origin of threats

ID check at military installation

DOD requires Real ID-compliant driver’s licenses for facility access

The Defense Department will no long accept the driver’s licenses or state-issued identification from Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, Washington and American Samoa for entrance to its facilities.

Army wants 4G LTE for warfighter network

Army wants 4G LTE for warfighter network

The Army wants to extend its communication capabilities to lower echelons through modular, scalable and interoperable nodes.

Online tool streamlines Army application migration

Online tool streamlines Army application migration

The Army Application Migration Pre-assessment Tool helps systems owners collect the data needed for migration planning.

Army command posts get secure gigbit Wi-Fi

Army command posts get secure gigabit Wi-Fi

The wireless infrastructure will help the Army, Army National Guard and Army Reserve Tactical Units better adapt to changing conditions in battle or in disaster relief.


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