Machine Learning Could Help Chip Away at the Security Clearance Backlog

Augmenting human investigators is a better option than doing reinvestigations less frequently.

Pentagon Declares War on Scooters

After seven rental scooters were abandoned at the Pentagon following this year’s September 11 remembrances, police say they will begin impounding the unauthorized rides. Bikes, too.

Company That Pushed Hackers Out of DNC Now Protecting Government Systems

CrowdStrike is authorized to protect ‘moderate impact level’ cloud-based government systems.

Pentagon’s Updated Cyber Strategy Focuses on ‘Assertively Defending’ U.S. Interests

The new strategy directs the department to deter cyber threats and cultivate its cyber talent.

Navy Opens Bids on Major IT Hardware Contract That Includes As-A-Service Options

Companion solicitation to manage all that IT is expected to drop in the next 30 days.

SpaceX: We’ll Consider Launching Space Weapons If Asked

Elon Musk’s rocket startup says it might join the space arms race.

Declassified Report Describes Confusion Around Military Cyber Responsibilities in 2014

The inspector general’s report describes poor communication and combatant commanders who hadn’t tallied up their cyber resources.

How One Company Aims to Model the World—and All Its Activity—in the Cloud

Descartes Labs is building a platform to let the Pentagon analyze all the geospatial intelligence, all the time.

DARPA Wants to Find Botnets Before They Attack

The defense agency awarded a contract to develop a tool that scours the internet for dormant online armies.

The Military Now Has Tooth Mics For Invisible, Hands-Free Radio Calls

The future of battlefield communications is resting comfortably near your back gums.

Oracle Files Second Supplemental Protest Against JEDI

The company continues to keep the legal pressure on the Defense Department.

Pentagon Will Spend $2 Billion Developing Next-Generation AI

The massive investment comes as other global powers like China pour significant resources into their own programs.

It’s Now Possible To Telepathically Communicate with a Drone Swarm

DARPA’s new research in brain-computer interfaces is allowing a pilot to control multiple simulated aircraft at once.

Report: Defense Secretary Considers Replacing Pentagon’s No. 3 Official

Secretary James Mattis isn’t happy with his chief management officer, according to a media report.

Inside the Pentagon's Plan to Make Computers ‘Collaborative Partners’

DARPA’s latest artificial intelligence project aims to bridge the gap between a machine that learns from data and one that adds new insights.

Pentagon Pulls ‘Rapid Cloud Migration’ RFI

The Defense Information Systems Agency did not offer any explanation for the cancelation.

Pentagon Extends JEDI Proposal Deadline

In a new filing, the Defense Department pushed the deadline for industry to bid on its JEDI contract to Oct. 9.

Russia, U.S. Are In a Military Exoskeleton Race

A look at the Iron Man-like dreams and power-starved realities of dueling technology programs.

Understanding and Attracting the Next-Generation Navy Sailor

If the Navy ensures sailors are challenged and excited by the technologies they’re using, these individuals might opt to stay in the service longer.