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Weaponizing the truth: the fake news antidote?

Congress is still trying to better understand information operations and propaganda campaigns to cra…

U.S. coalition battling ISIS with EW, counter-drone ops

The U.S. is providing its partners in the region fighting ISIS electronic warfare capabilities to fi…

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The latest news and trends from the AUSA Global Forces Symposium show floor

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'Game-changing technology' gives war fighters an edge

SOCOM's Lisa Sanders says the command is well-positioned to assess troops’ needs and set in motion t…

DARPA seeks more accurate social science

Concerned that social science models may not be accurately simulating the real world, the Defense Ad…

DARPA wants more secure hardware

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants to test the proposition that more secure softwar…

Telos among awardees of Army cloud computing deal

Telos has been chosen to be one of the awardees of the $247.7 million Army Cloud Computing Enterpris…

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Weaponizing the truth: the fake news antidote?

Congress is still trying to better understand information operations and propaganda campaigns to cra…

US coalition battles ISIS with EW, counter-drone ops

The U.S. is providing its partners in the region fighting ISIS electronic warfare capabilities to fi…

Navy to begin JRSS migration this fall

After some initial resistance from the Navy, a top Defense Information Systems Agency official said…

Army releases new cyber, EW field manual

The Army has released its new updated field manual for cyber and electronic warfare.

Army to address gaps with home station training

After almost two decades of continuous war, the Army is trying to get its institutional force caught…

UAS/ISR

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Leidos wins tactical UAV contract

The company was awarded a prime slot on an Army contract to support tactical UAV operations.

Reaper drone receives radar warning receiver

Further tests later this year will include linking the receiver to the Link 16 tactical data network…

Navy invests in AI, human operator linkup

Through machine learning, researchers will look to develop systems that can read sensor inputs more…

Saab secures German electronic countermeasures deal

The pods will be produced in Sweden and South Africa.

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NGA awards $36M GEOINT contract

The Boundless platform is built upon open-source technology and open application programming interfa…

NGA awards prime contract for mobile aeronautical tech

The Aeronautical Mobile Application supports the Department of Defense, civilian agencies such as th…

Former NGA employee gets 12 months for taking top secret info home

A former imagery scientist is headed to jail for taking more than 500 pages of classified documents.

Next-gen GPS OCX control system progress driven by new tech practices

This new system is meant to provide improved performance and security for the GPS technology.

GPS + Galileo = better navigation

The Australian government and Lockheed Martin intend to demonstrate how to combine two different sat…

Cyber

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Now the Air Force wants to get hacked, too

The Air Force is joining the club alongside the Pentagon and Army as it announces the Hack the Air F…

Cyberwarfare and information warfare must be distinguished [Commentary]

The distinction between the two is important, and it may help uncover the root cause of the problem.

Cyber only a small component of information operations, official says

While cyber has been a main focus of the Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, the Sta…

Cyber Squadron Initiative expands training for airmen

The changing nature of warfare is pushing the Air Force to get more proactive on cyber.

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Finland takes lead defending EU, NATO from hybrid, cyber threats

Finland’s military and national security agencies will receive more expansive powers to conduct inte…

America, not the services, needs cyber forces [Commentary]

Jim Perkins argues for why the U.S. Army should drop its cyber force.

Expert details 'centrality of information' to China's cyber ops, security strategy

An expert on China provided members of Congress a broad overview Wednesday of current Chinese milita…

Spy chief urges German firms to take cybersecurity seriously

The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency says companies aren't taking cybersecurity seriou…

Your inbox is probably out to get you, says Symantec 2017 threat report

Cyberattackers demonstrated ambitious attacks in 2016, increasing ransomware frequency, overtly atte…

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ViaSat gets DISA contract to provide transceivers

ViaSat will provide ground transceivers for the Blue Force Tracking 2 program, according to the Depa…

DISA wants advice on building secure OPM background check system

The defense IT agency is looking for a mix of commercial solutions to help handle background investi…

Can industry teamwork, DIUx approach beat slow acquisition?

John Hickey, director of the Cyber Development Directorate at DISA, said he is looking to purchase i…

How DISA moved to a single computing ecosystem

DISA recently announced a realignment of its computing and storage. Here's how they got there.

RedSeal to monitor networks for DISA

DISA will provide RedSeal modeling for all U.S. Army networks, U.S. Air Force boundary networks and…

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