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  • Infotech

    February 2018

    DoD Builds New Algorithms for Video Monitoring

    The Defense Department is making strides in its effort to harness machine learning and other artificial intelligence technologies to assist with monitoring footage taken from unmanned aerial vehicles.
  • Cybersecurity

    February 2018

    Pentagon Could Impose New Cyber Regulations on Industry

    SAN DIEGO — The Defense Department may take bigger steps to ensure industry partners and their suppliers practice proper cyber hygiene as it looks to better secure its information assets, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Feb. 6.
  • Cybersecurity

    January 2018

    Army Merging Electronic Warfare, Cyber Ops

    In order to tackle growing cyber threats from around the globe, the Army is beginning to integrate cyber, electronic warfare, signals intelligence and military intelligence operations, service officials have recently said.
  • Cybersecurity

    January 2018

    Incident Reporting Key to New Cybersecurity Rule

    By Robert S. Metzger
    By now, most companies in the Defense Department supply chain know they were to implement a series of cybersecurity safeguards by no later than Dec. 31 in order to protect “covered defense systems” from being stolen by foreign adversaries.
  • Infotech

    January 2018

    Internet of Things to Provide Intelligence for Urban Warfare

    Over the next 30 years, the U.S. military will find itself fighting more battles in urban areas as populations rise across the globe.
  • Cybersecurity

    January 2018

    Further Guidance for New Cyber Rule

    By Susan B. Cassidy , Ashden Fein and Evan R. Sherwood
    Ahead of the Dec. 31 deadline for federal defense contractors to implement National Institute of Standards and Technology Special Publication 800-171, NIST released Draft Special Publication 800-171A, “Assessing Security Requirements for Controlled Unclassified Information.”
  • Defense Contracting

    January 2018

    Contractors Must Contend With New Cybersecurity Rule

    By Susan Warshaw Ebner and Rolando R. Sanchez
    The April 2017 issue of National Defense reported on key aspects of the Defense Department rule on “Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident Reporting” and actions that contractors could take to implement the rule.
  • Infotech

    December 2017

    China Threatens Microelectronics Supply Chain, DoD Official Says

    China poses a major threat to the Defense Department’s microelectronics supply chain and steps need to be taken to address the problem, a top Pentagon IT official said Dec. 14.
  • Infotech

    December 2017

    Government Agencies Slow to Secure Mobile Devices

    Many U.S. government agencies — including the Defense Department — have been sluggish to adopt new security guidelines to protect their employees’ mobile devices, said one company executive.
  • Special Operations

    December 2017

    SOCOM Commander: U.S. Must Develop More Offensive Cyber Weapons

    Instead of focusing the bulk of its resources on deflecting cyber breaches from adversaries, the U.S. military must place more emphasis on developing its offensive cyber capability, said the commander of Special Operations Command Dec. 13.
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