The recent activation of the Unified Video Dissemination System (UVDS) at DISA's data center in Germany has improved the reliable, secure transport of full-motion video collected for the purpose of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) in support of missions led by all combatant commands.
SIGNAL Magazine honors the service of longtime intelligence officer and diplomat Hugh Montgomery, who died April 6 at age 93.
The NATO Communications and Information Agency will preview details of 40 upcoming business opportunities at its annual industry conference NITEC17 to be held April 24-26 in Ottawa, Canada. Agency officials intend to put 40 contracts out to tender in the next 18 to 24 months as part of a €3 billion ($3.26 billion) technology refresh.
Vanishing electronics, self-destructing drones and home-brewed beer have one thing in common: Troy Olsson, DARPA program manager.
Much anticipation surrounds the U.S. Defense Department's transition to Windows 10, primarily because of the promise that the software update is a significant upgrade from its predecessor, and perhaps Microsoft's best operating system yet.
As the nation deals with intelligence reports of Russian hacks of the U.S. presidential election, some of us in industry are pondering how President Donald Trump will tackle cybersecurity issues. He already has a good road map. In December, the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity issued its “Report on Securing and Growing the Digital Economy.” It is high time the executive branch dug deeply into cybersecurity issues, writes RedSeal's Ray Rothrock.
Contract streamlining and a revised NIST cybersecurity standard will lead to some big changes for firms competing for billions in federal government information technology contracts.
During the final days of November, managers for the Joint Telemedicine Network powered down the central teleport facility in Landstuhl, Germany, officially closing the network that had provided a dedicated worldwide SATCOM network to U.S. Army medical personnel treating wounded soldiers at field hospitals and forward operating bases in combat zones. Rest assured, the shuttering did not leave doctors, corpsmen and troops without a reliable SATCOM network.
Telecommuting offers measurable benefits to both employer and employee alike. But the employee must ensure proper use of the enabling technologies.
The U.S. Army must conduct cyber operations at increasingly lower operational levels while being limited in needed authorities.
The rapid pace of change has overtaken the ability of humans to anticipate the future consequences of artificial intelligence and machine learning.
As with all the military services, the U.S. Army wants to improve its communications-electronics systems to keep up with emerging innovations. But it also faces a looming problem as more systems are plagued by creeping obsolescence.
With the battlefield capabilities being wielded by peer adversaries, the Army will need to develop and protect its network to a greater degree than ever.
The Army must take a private sector holistic approach to developing future C4ISR capabilities, which will be game-changing.
A significant majority of people support deploying drones rather than manned aircraft into contested territory, according to a study by the Center for a New American Security and the Future of Warfare Initiative.
As we near the end of the first quarter of this new year, it seems like a perfect time to introduce and discuss four new "resolutions," if you will, for federal information technology managers and what a new action plan for progress might look like. Phil O'Reilly from Brocade Federal spells them out.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is now accepting requests for proposals (RFPs) for its Systems Engineering, Technology and Innovation (SETI) contract vehicle, a $7 billion, multiyear revamped acquisition process that acutely challenges the status quo in the procurement of engineering support and services.
Career and educational hurdles still exist for girls and women entering the world of the science, technology, engineering and mathematics, commonly called STEM, despite it being the 21st century, panelists shared during AFCEA International’s Women in Cyber discussion, presented Wednesday at West 2017, a premier naval conference held this week in San Diego.
VICTORY is yet another government attempt to create a new specification for righteous reasons, while ignoring the fact that creating any specification that goes against commercial market momentum is unlikely to gain traction.
All Air Mobility Command wings are now approved to use electronic flight bags. The portable electronic devices consolidate nearly 120 pounds of paper products into a single tablet and will save the command nearly $3.8 million annually.