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Cybersecurity and Defense Technology

November 7, 2018

The Defense Department inspector general's office has examined the adequacy of sharing cyber-threat indicators under the Cybersecurity Act of 2015, among other measures required by the law, in a new report slated for release next month.

November 6, 2018

LINTHICUM, MD -- The Defense Information Systems Agency will begin reviewing how well contractors protect government data, with consequences for companies who don't implement adequate cybersecurity, DISA's top official told industry this week.

November 5, 2018

Six months after the Air Force's cyber mission forces declared full operational capability, one official said the service faces significant challenges as it looks to institutionalize and sustain its cyber operators.

November 5, 2018

The Defense Department will pursue a computing environment featuring different types of clouds and multiple vendors, but the chief information officer's role as a central governing authority will be key to reaching an "optimized" environment, according to an overview of the Pentagon's cloud strategy.

November 2, 2018

Air Force Space Command's most recent Schriever Wargame reinforced the need to better integrate coalition partners into space operations.

November 2, 2018

Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) is praising the Trump administration for its recently unveiled cybersecurity strategy -- which in part unleashes the military to pursue foreign hackers -- while asserting that the president's divisive politics both domestically and abroad are ceding U.S. leadership on development of the next generation of information technologies and on the global data security and management standards underlying a digital economy.

November 2, 2018

Ft. Bliss, TX -- The Army's final large-scale soldier test of communication systems known as the Network Integration Evaluation will influence procurement and fielding decisions for two new tactical capabilities, the Command Post Computing Environment and the Mounted Computing Environment.

November 2, 2018

The Marine Corps is about 80 percent finished with its effort to assemble a cyber integrated planning element out of U.S. Special Operations Command, according to a top official.

November 2, 2018

The National Security Agency's top lawyer is warning that the proliferation of international regulations for data privacy and security could relegate the United States to a follower, rather than a leader, on global standards for the digital economy.

November 2, 2018

A recently completed review identified numerous gaps in the military's cyber posture and is now driving the Pentagon toward new investments in cybersecurity, including those featuring artificial intelligence and machine learning.

November 1, 2018

The Air Force is urgently seeking contractors that can train F-35 Joint Strike Fighter pilots to avoid "dense advanced surface-to-air missile threats," in response to last month's directive from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis that four fighter jet fleets need to be 80 percent mission-capable by the end of fiscal year 2019.

November 1, 2018

The Air Force is urgently seeking contractors that can train F-35 Joint Strike Fighter pilots to avoid "dense advanced surface-to-air missile threats," in response to last month's directive from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis that four fighter jet fleets need to be 80 percent mission-capable by the end of fiscal year 2019.

November 1, 2018

Defense Secretary James Mattis has signed a memorandum establishing a task force that will draw from the Pentagon's military and civilian leadership to counter cyber threats to critical data and operations, with an aggressive time line for specific actions within 30 days and three months.

November 1, 2018

The Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center plans to incorporate agile software development into its new Enterprise Space Battle Management Command and Control system, and is awaiting Pentagon approval for its acquisition strategy.

November 1, 2018

The Marine Corps' rapid acquisition and prototyping office will focus its fiscal year 2020 efforts on power management and physiological sensing technologies, according to an Oct. 31 Federal Business Opportunities notice.

October 31, 2018

Requirements for the Army's Synthetic Training Environment should be completed over the next two months with the program reaching initial operational capability in 2021, according to a spokesman for the STE cross-functional team.

October 31, 2018

Military software development programs need more flexibility when it comes to judging their level of cyber risk, the Air Force's cybersecurity innovation director said Tuesday.

October 31, 2018

Senior cybersecurity officials at the Department of Homeland Security and the Air Force are warning that overly cautious system mangers could undermine protecting data and networks from foreign and other adversaries.

October 30, 2018

U.S. officials are touting the Defense Department's more "assertive" posture in cyberspace following the release of a new Pentagon cyber strategy and the repeal of an Obama-era directive governing military cyber operations.

October 30, 2018

The Navy expects the next update to the F-35's logistics information system in "mid-2019" to enable it to connect to its legacy information technology systems, according to a service spokeswoman.

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