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IT/Networks

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New DoD budget to rebuild readiness, advance tech

The Pentagon's 2018 budget signals emphasis on overhauling the U.S. military and positioning for a n…

Navy awards Booz Allen $96M deal to support tactical networks

Booz Allen Hamilton was awarded a $96.1M contract to provide the U.S. Navy with modernized tactical…

InquisIT awarded Army security contract

The company plans to hire more than 20 new employees to support the contract on-site at Fort Belvoir…

'Swimming, in the morass of information': Special Ops battles with big data

U.S. Special Operations Command is struggling to develop and implement technology that will help it…

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New DoD budget to rebuild readiness, advance tech

The Pentagon's 2018 budget signals emphasis on overhauling the U.S. military and positioning for a n…

Army working to develop departmentwide EW strategy

The Army is working on an electronic warfare strategy for the entire department.

Navy awards Booz Allen $96M deal to support tactical networks

Booz Allen Hamilton was awarded a $96.1M contract to provide the U.S. Navy with modernized tactical…

NATO adopts underwater communications protocol

The standard was developed by NATO's Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation.

The SEALs want their divers going deeper and wirelessly networked

Navy Special Warfare Command wants SEALs to be wirelessly networked and communicating clearly and ev…

UAS/ISR

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Harris and Ligado team up on drone capabilities

Ligado's chief technology officer asserts that there is an "urgent demand" for beyond visual line-of…

Redkite sensor test on drone steams imagery to handhelds

An earlier test demonstrated that the Redkite could successfully fly aboard an Integrator.

Coming soon: A SOFWERX for drones and robots

US Special Operations Command is launching a new effort to tackle drone and robotics technology hurd…

Future of drones is small and cheap

The military is looking to test and develop smaller and smaller drones.

GEOINT

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How NGA is evaluating the North Korea threat

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is playing a critical role in understanding what Kim Jon…

Army wants jam-proof GPS for missiles

The service is looking for more secure position, navigation and timing guidance systems.

What is the Army doing to assure GPS and navigation?

All domains of war will be contested. This is the notion of multi-domain battle. And it includes the…

NGA hacks food security

Hack-a-thon generates innovative approaches to geospatial issues.

Vencore wins NGA contract

The contract has a maximum value of $980 million.

Cyber

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A change to the cyberthreat

How do you make decisions when you do not know what data is real and what data has been manipulated?

Army is in the market for a cyber range

The Army released a solicitation for proposals on a new cyber range.

DISA vice director: Cyber training most effective when done piecemeal

DISA's Vice Director Maj. Gen. Sarah Zabel, in providing details regarding cyber protection team tra…

Navy courts Silicon Valley, small biz to solve cyber problems

Through the Hack the Machine initiative, the Navy is looking to court nontraditional talent to get a…

Cyber

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Should spies use secret software vulnerabilities? [Commentary]

It’s a choice of how best to protect the public: exploit software vulnerabilities to collect intelli…

Experts question North Korea role in WannaCry cyberattack

It's unclear whether North Korea had anything to do with the global cyberattack.

After WannaCry, Senators want policy on vulnerability disclosures

The Patch Act is a bipartisan bill to address issues of cybersecurity transparency and accountabilit…

WannaCry legacy: How the attack will shape cybersecurity [Commentary]

Experts at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business say the attack's real imp…

House passes IT modernization bill with eye toward cybersecurity

A bill to modernize federal IT systems passed the House and has wide-ranging support in Congress and…

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DISA vice director: Cyber training most effective when done piecemeal

DISA's Vice Director Maj. Gen. Sarah Zabel, in providing details regarding cyber protection team tra…

Networking is war fighting, says DISA director

Lt. Gen. Alan Lynn noted that the agency assists in war fighting by running DoD's network globally.

DISA working on gray network pilot with combatant commands

Gray networks would allow for greater connectivity to classified networks in more austere locations.

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…

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A change to the cyberthreat

How do you make decisions when you do not know what data is real and what data has been manipulated?

Filling the cybersecurity void

Many of those that I asked believe that new and unique approaches to cybersecurity is likely to be t…

Outdated organizational structure?

There is little doubt that cyber impacts military strategy, policy, decision-making, training, equip…

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