Tiny, record-breaking solar dots, developed through a U.S. government-corporate collaboration, have doubled the ability to harness the sun's power. They are intended only for electrical facilities, but why not extend that capability to other apps, including vehicle power or other uses?
Although outside adversaries constantly attempt to gain access to U.S. Defense Department networks, cybersecurity leaders within the Marine Corps agree that internal user errors and attempts to skirt security measures pose the biggest threat.
The U.S. Marines' Network On The Move system aims to make C2 systems transferable from vehicle to vehicle with no modifications needed. It's proved successful thus far, but what are the drawbacks, if any? And is it interoperable with other military branches?
Drawing on nearly 14 years of continuing effort and achievement, the U.S. Army has successfully placed its first cyber brigade into daily operation. Will it be able to continue performing its duties as a virtual Hadrian's Wall in cyberspace? Indications thus far would confirm so. What are your impressions?
No longer just the work of a one-man band playing hacker, cyber attacks launched either by state or non-state actors are a grim reality; one that is being addressed by the global cybersecurity exercise Cyber Storm 2012.
A trifecta of government departments-Defense, Energy, and Homeland Security-are working to develop military and other installations into self-sustaining energy oases in the event of cyber attacks or disasters that normally would cripple operations.
Imagine readily available service member health records all in one place, electronically, at the push of a button? It is indeed becoming a reality with the U.S. Defense Department/Veterans Affairs integrated electronic records initiative.
A U.S. Navy mine-hunting robot can locate a mine, so why not build a commercial robot with the same ability to detect cancer and other diseased cells in the human body? An Office of Naval Research effort is doing just that.