Active-duty, Reserve and National Guard service members participate in exercises sponsored by U.S. Cyber Command. On Friday, President Donald Trump elevated the command to a unified combatant command. Photo: Chief Petty Officer Dennis J. Herring, USN It’s Official: President Elevates U.S. Cyber Command

The move, announced on Friday, could be followed by the command's separation from the National Security Agency.

Cyber attacks in the United States usually pass though universities or susceptible third-party infrastructure, explains Kevin Mandia, CEO of FireEye, a cybersecurity company. Cyber Intrusions Linked to Global Geopolitics

It took 18 years of responding to breaches before FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia made the connection, the former Air Force computer security officer revealed at a recent conference.

Cyber attacks in the United States usually pass though universities or susceptible third-party infrastructure, explains Kevin Mandia, CEO of FireEye, a cybersecurity company. Cyber Intrusions Linked to Global Geopolitics

It took 18 years of responding to breaches before FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia made the connection, the former Air Force computer security officer revealed at a recent conference.

Philippines to Receive Six ScanEagle UAVs

Insitu Incorporated, Bingen, Washington, is being awarded $7,407,625 for firm-fixed-price order N00019F0235 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-17-G-0001) for the procurement of six ScanEagle unmanned aircraft systems, related support equipment, training, site activation,

The Homeland Security Department is testing a new contact-free fingerprinting technology at select airports. DHS Tests Touch-Free Fingerprint System

While contact-based fingerprint technology has existed for some time, non-contact fingerprinting is still a new frontier.

Researchers at the Army Research Laboratory in Orlando are creating a virtual grenade launcher training platform that will allow for repeated virtual rounds before going out to the real firing range. ARL Developing Virtual Trainer for Grenade Launcher

The Army Research Laboratory is creating a virtual MK-19 trainer that will help shorten training set-up time and decrease ammunition costs.

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The Secure Mobile Anti-Jam Reliable Tactical Terminal, a Desert Storm-era system, could save lives on the modern battlefield, says the NETCOM commander.

Using commercial cellphones on the battlefield puts soldiers at risk of demoralizing and potentially deadly...

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Researchers at the Army Research Laboratory in Orlando are creating a virtual grenade launcher training platform that will allow for repeated virtual rounds before going out to the real firing range.

The Army Research Laboratory is creating a virtual MK-19 trainer that will help shorten training set-up time...