Systems competing in the DARPA robotics challenge must demonstrate the ability to help humans in case of emergency. DARPA Announces Robotics Challenge Finalists

Twenty-five teams from around the world will face off in the DARPA Robotics Challenge final competition.

U.S. military Information Assurance runs proxies to protect Joint Task Force Guantanamo servers from malicious websites. U.S. Military Cyber Commands Sweeten Bonuses, Deals to Retain Cyberwarriors

Recruiting for a qualified military and civilian workforce for the U.S. Defense Department's cybersecurity mission has proven successful so far, but retaining the force remains to be seen, cyber commanders told Congress during a hearing.

Logos Technologies has received a contract to continue development of the SilentHawk military motorcycle in partnership with Alta Motors. Logos Developing Special Missions Motorcycle

Logos Technologies, Fairfax, Virginia, has received a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to continue development of the SilentHawk military motorcycle in partnership with Alta Motors.

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, joined by leadership and employees from the DHS, calls on Congress on Monday to fully fund the department. DHS Secretary Makes Passionate Plea to Congress to Fully Fund Department

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson voiced a hesitant optimism Thursday that U.S. Congress will come together to fully fund the department before tomorrow’s deadline that could shutter parts of the Department of Homeland Security.

NASA's Nanosatellite Launch Adapter System was developed to increase access to space while simplifying the integration process of miniature satellites, called nanosats or cubesats, onto launch vehicles. 510 Small Satellites Set for Launch Over Next Five Years

Nations plan to launch more than 500 small satellites over the next five years, an increase of two-thirds in the number of the small space-bound platforms when compared with launches over the past decade, according to an international space firm report.

U.S. soldiers work on a Mission Event Synchronization List in the Joint Cyber Control Center during Operation Deuce Lightning in 2011. Harnessing the Power of IT Interoperability

Guest blogger Ed Bender from SolarWinds outlines the steps the U.S. Defense Department should take to secure and streamline information networks successfully toward the realization of the JIE. The department must strive for greater interoperability of NetOps and other IT management tools within the services.