How APIs Can Reshape the Defense Department Enterprise

By leveraging APIs, Defense stands to realize substantial increases in productivity and reductions in costs.

Here’s How to Stop Squelching New Ideas, Eric Schmidt’s Advisory Board Tells DoD

An exclusive preview of the Defense Innovation Board’s new recommendations for James Mattis.

As America’s Nukes and Sensors Get More Connected, the Risk of Cyber Attack Is Growing

Future nuclear weapons will be more sophisticated and better integrated with other equipment. That has benefits and drawbacks.

Defense Department Halts Electronic Health Records Rollout

During an eight-week pause, the department will assess the program's successes and failures so far.

Defense Department’s $500 Million Cloud To Go Live In February

CSRA moves up the launch date for milCloud 2.0, the on-premise cloud computing solution it’s building for the Defense Department.

Tomorrow’s Cargo Drones Won’t Look Much Like Today’s Helicopters

Boeing unveils a squarish, skeletal quadcopter to try out new unmanned-delivery concepts.

Industry Talks, Government Listens on Pentagon's E-Commerce Platform

Industry leaders told the General Services Administration the Pentagon’s e-commerce platform should balance efficiency with oversight.

How the (Likely) Next NSA/CYBERCOM Chief Wants to Enlist AI

A look at Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone’s public statements about artificial intelligence, offense, and defense.

Pentagon Shuffles Cloud Steering Committee

The group shaping the department's cloud strategy gets a new chair and new faces.

Pentagon Seeks Laser-Powered Bat Drones

A new contest seeks flight systems inspired by Mother Nature and powered by directed-energy beams.

The Pentagon's Cloud Strategy Is ‘Evolving’

The department hasn't made a final decision on how many contracts it will award, a Pentagon spokesman said.

‘Surprising Capabilities’ Guru Tapped to Lead Air Force Acquisition

But assuming Will Roper wins confirmation, what will become of the Strategic Capabilities Office he helped create?

Iran’s Cyberwar on Dissidents Could Infiltrate Your Mailbox

Tehran’s agents are busily working against the protesters — and anyone who may have contacted them from abroad.

What Does a Government Shutdown Mean for the Department of Defense?

Four years ago, this staffer for the defense policy undersecretary helped the Pentagon figure out the impacts of a shutdown. Hint: it wasn’t pretty.

Pentagon Full Steam Ahead with Major Cloud Acquisition

Despite industry criticism, the agency clarified its aggressive cloud strategy will continue as planned.

New National Security Strategy Sees Rising Russia, Retreat on ‘Democratic Peace’

Donald Trump’s first strategy talks about threats and nation-state competition but also signals a reluctance to compete philosophically or morally.