Artificial Intelligence

NSA ‘recently completed’ AI strategic study, director says

Outgoing chief Gen. Paul Nakasone looks back, forward, and pushes for Sec. 702 authority.

Defense

The Pentagon’s innovation arm has a new chief and a new strategy

‘DIU 3.0,’ now under SecDef review, aims to embed teams in the combatant commands.

Defense

Job 1 for makers of anti-drone defenses: write good software

Pentagon buyers are looking for control systems that are reliable, easy to use, and simple to update.

Cybersecurity

Pentagon lays out plan to boost its cyber workforce

The four-year implementation plan stresses development, recruitment, and retention to fill needed cyber positions.

Defense

How the US is using open-source intel to track Russia's war in Ukraine

Analysts are moving beyond who-what-when-where to "really focusing on the why,” a senior defense intelligence official said.

Data

Get serious about data, US intelligence leaders tell agencies

ODNI’s new three-year plan aims to turn data-gathering from afterthought to key asset.

Cybersecurity

Navy gets new cyber categories

The move will make it so cryptologists and IT professionals no longer have additional duties in cyberspace operations.

Emerging Tech

Satellite data could boost border security, disaster response

Homeland Security relies on satellite imagery for its missions—and it wants more.

Defense

Pentagon outlines upcoming contractor cybersecurity plan

Expect the congressionally mandated strategy by year’s end, DOD CISO says.

Digital Government

A Classified Cloud Is Headed to the Indo-Pacific

It’s part of DISA’s effort to bring continental-U.S.-level computing resources to U.S. military forces around the world.

Defense

Pentagon network chiefs are putting automation to work

Tireless cyber tools can patrol parts of DOD’s networks, tools, and applications where hackers like to hide.

Digital Government

The Air Force’s Electronic-Warfare Wing Is 400 People Short

That’s okay for now, its commander says, but his service may need to change how it trains and manages EW officers.

Digital Government

Inside The Neverending Race To Update The Pentagon’s IT

The Joint Service Provider, charged with handling the defense secretary’s IT, is laser-focused on improving security and making sure infrastructure doesn’t obstruct the mission.

Emerging Tech

The Army Is Putting All Its Network Efforts Under One Roof

By October, Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications-Tactical is expected to absorb network portfolios from its sister PEO for enterprise services.

Defense

The Army is putting all its network efforts under one roof

By October, Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications-Tactical is expected to absorb network portfolios from its sister PEO for enterprise services.

Defense

The Marines are launching a software factory

Factory director Lt. Col. Charlie Bahk discussed plans to launch at the Army’s facility in Austin, Texas.

Defense

Vendors prepare to spend more on cybersecurity under new rules

Despite some complaints about the White House's new tack, industry leaders say most recognize the need for better defenses.