Training and Simulation

After what happened in Vegas, feds keep low profile at Black Hat

It would be a shame if feds were scared away from information-rich conferences like Black Hat because of the excesses of some GSA managers.

With new recruiting app, the Army is going to tempt me yet

The Army releases a Web comic app for iPhone and Android that describes what it's like to be a soldier in the Army.

Army wants to train on its own private Internet

The portal would mimic the look and functionality of the Web, including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and other sites for scenario-based training.

DARPA wants gamers to design medical training software

DARPA is looking at the gaming industry to help it design medical training and education software for use on mobile devices.

Solar-storm launch boldly goes where no rubber chicken has gone before

Some California high school students sent NASA's Camilla mascot into space during March's intense solar storms.

Dynasty? U of W repeats as national cyber defense champ.

This year's 10-school National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition featured red team attacks, orange team service demands and a couple of surprises.

Beware '' and similar sp00fed links in e-mail

Even if you check the URLs for links in e-mail and other messages, you could still be fooled by homographs.

National cyber defense championship is more than just a game

The 10 teams competing in the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition this month are, in their own way, helping to develop a much-needed cybersecurity workforce.

Army, FBI training about to get Epic

Epic Games has licensed its Unreal Engine 3, which powers such multiplayer games as "Gears of War" and "Mass Effect," to several of the U.S. government's intelligence and defense agencies.

Hacker teams throw down in international CyberLympics

Seven teams from around the world go head to head this week in Virginia in the first Olympic-style hacker games -- but don't expect to see the winners on a Wheaties box.

Want to be a cyber pro? DOD might have a scholarship for you.

The Information Assurance Scholarship Program provides full rides for graduate and undergraduate students, and military and civilian DOD employees, in exchange for commitments to stay with DOD.

Where does the IT money go in 2013 budget proposal?

Obama's 2013 budget proposal aims to cut federal IT but increase its use when it makes government more efficient. Here's where 10 departments stand.

DC, Microsoft alliance focuses on workforce of the future

The program aims to improve technology access, skills and opportunities for District residents, teachers and students.

Can computers really predict the Super Bowl?

Our computer tells us who will win the Super Bowl. What about the real world?

NYC opens first high school for software engineering

City aims to help fill the need for programmers, whether the students go to college or not.

Combat simulation training critical to saving lives

At Camp Pendleton's Battle Simulation Center, Marines are trained in operational support using simulation tools that recreate combat to ensure they are mission ready.

Cyber workforce education plan eyes industry sectors, K-12

The National Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Education plan will focus on industry-specific sectors and K-12 cyber education.