The Defense Department is creating an information sharing system to better monitor and catch insider threats.
Banning cyber weapons can't take the same approach as a treaty to ban the use of weapons of mass destruction, a post at Defense Systems argued yesterday. Part of the problem is that the term "cyber weapons" is itself ambiguous.
The Naval Air Systems Command is looking for outside help to improve its weapons-systems cybersecurity capabilities.
The U.S. Army has taken the first steps to develop miniature drones weighing less than six ounces that soldiers can easily launch to see in near-real time what's ahead of them and around them.
Cyber command uses these weapons, which can range from commercial products to specialized proprietary systems, to disrupt cellphone networks and computer systems in the battle against the Islamic State group.
Despite tensions between the U.S. government and Silicon Valley in the aftermath of the FBI-Apple standoff, the Department of Defense is increasingly looking to Silicon Valley to help it develop artificial intelligence capabilities.
For the next iteration of the Department of Defense's MilCloud cloud computing solution, the Defense Information Systems Agency is looking for help from commercial cloud providers, reported Defense Systems.
The U.S. Army has developed an Android-based app that military commanders can use to predict how many soldiers are likely to get altitude sickness, the severity of their illness and how long they'll take to adjust to high altitude.
The Defense Information Systems Agency wants greater access to tech innovation coming out of Silicon Valley, particularly from startups, said a DISA official.
An addition to the House defense authorization bill would create a dedicated, mandatory training program for cybersecurity troops that play the "red team" – generally Iran, China, North Korea and Russia – in cyber war games.