On the final day of the AFCEA Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium in Baltimore, DISA officials wooed industry, stressing the need for cooperation and partnership to tackle the toughest problems faced by today’s warfighters.
AFCEA presents awards to three individuals for innovative cyber technology solutions during a ceremony at the Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium. The winners were selected from 50 entries in AFCEA's Cyber Solutions Showcase.
Command and control of military networks takes center stage at the AFCEA Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium.
Speakers and panelists at day one of the AFCEA International Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium outline goals and offer predictions, and the director of DISA releases an updated strategic plan for the agency.
Too many experts who are weighing in on the debate of when to consider a cyber attack an act of war are not experts at all. A nation's leadership must respond carefully using existing international guidelines.
The U.S. defense industrial base seems to be going out with a whimper. Only four companies now crack the list of the top 100 U.S. firms based on revenue, and this unwelcome development has occurred against a backdrop of global instability and change.
The Information Age is on the brink of a new revolution as quantum mechanics begins to influence its developments. But, uncertainty reigns when it comes to predicting what will emerge and how it will affect the world.
Sandia National Laboratories and the Georgia Institute of Technology signed a five-year memorandum of understanding that enables them to collaboratively solve science and technology problems of national importance.
The increased dependence on interconnected networks propelled the Defense Department to seek viable solutions to not just counter the upsurge of cyberthreats, but to do so at much quicker speeds. There's a catch, though.
Technology is a wonderful way to stay in touch, but it’s summer and time to put gadgets away for a bit. Whether you live in a region with year-round sunshine or brutal winters, taking those paid vacation days benefits not just you and your family but also the economy.
Following a Defense Acquisition Board program review in May, the U.S. Army has received approval to proceed to full-rate production and fielding of its mobile tactical communications network backbone, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2.
With limited exceptions, all protests originate with disappointed bidders, so on the surface, all protests are the fault of contractors. But how did the contractor find itself with the need to protest?
The intelligence community must find a way to work with the private sector, or it risks falling dangerously behind in the key technologies that are reshaping society.
Innovation and invention are not synonymous terms. In an ideal environment, invention could be the ultimate panacea for the challenges we currently face, especially in an era where we have gone from an "ideal” world to one that is “good enough."
If individuals or organizations are not pursuing even the most basic cyber hygiene measures, then they may need a cyber concierge to set them straight.
A NATO coalition of scientists and researchers recently experimented with a variety of underwater robots in a joint scientific mine countermeasures sea trial.
Insight Public Sector Inc., Tempe, Arizona, is being awarded $30,934,596 for call MU01 against a previously awarded blanket purchase agreement (N66001-15-A-0001) to procure Microsoft brand name enterprise licenses and support, known as software assurance. The company also is being awarded $18,401,694 for call MU02 under the same contract. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity.
The U.S. government has been developing a national cyber response plan for nearly seven years. It's time the deliberation ended and a final version emerged to guide the nation through any potential cyber contingency.
The advanced skill sets of intelligence and cyber professionals now are applicable across the spectrum of the business world. Government risks losing this valuable group of people unless it changes its ways.
The national capital region may receive its own joint information environment, or JIE. It would generate many advantages for its users, but some others might suffer from the new environment.