The Defense Department and Japanese Ministry of Defense share several viewpoints about cybersecurity, and that common ground has led the two to promise aid to each other in the event of an attack, according to a joint statement.
The Government Accountability Office lauded the Defense Department in a report Tuesday for its ability to avoid disputes that cause schedule and cost overruns for programs in the testing and evaluation phase.
The Defense Department's efforts to curb insider threats don't go far enough, a new report found.
The Defense Department's chief information officer signed new guidance for the management of information technology services.
For those agencies using mobile apps, analytics can be an invaluable tool, said David Cooper, mobile applications program lead at the DoD's National Center for Telehealth and Technology.
To help bolster U.S. cyber defense, the bill calls for authorizing the president to use military cyber action in response to an attack on the nation, additional funding to the Defense Innovation Initiative for increased investment in various technologies, and more cyber procurement funding.
Defense Department employees and military members used their government-issued charge cards to spend more than $1 million in personal expenses at casinos and strip clubs, says a May 19 DoD inspector general report.
Federal funding for research and development fell dramatically in fiscal 2013 compared to the previous fiscal year, which includes about $10 billion in cuts to the Defense Department, says the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics.
The Defense Department has acquired more than 10,000 drones and training pilots is an integral part of its plans. However, the Army and Air Force in recent years have faced several challenges in getting that pilot training completed.
The report recognizes that nuclear weapons are "indispensable" to deter other nations from attacking the U.S. and allies with such weapons, but offer no other advantage over U.S. conventional military superiority.