Defense


DOD struggles to limit contractors to appropriate jobs, GAO finds

The challenge of separating inherently governmental work from contractor-appropriate work bedevils DOD.

For wounded warriors, mobile apps can offer life-saving impact

New mobile apps help troops returning from combat deal with PTSD, find jobs, seek medical care -- and stay connected to buddies still in harm's way.

Cybersecurity reboot: Two game-changing ideas

Some say making IT systems a moving target to hackers and centralizing cybersecurity policy will turn around current flawed approaches.

Is mobile security a losing game?

The government faces a new technology threat in mobile security.

DOD’s IT strategy implementation critical to tactical operations

DOD's move to the next generation of defense IT is more important than ever, says deputy DOD CIO Rob Carey.

Full-range arsenal, portfolio approach necessary for cyber defense

A multi-layered approach, from deterrents to retaliation, is critical to defending networks, according to a panel of cybersecurity experts at FOSE.

Innovation leadership makes US a cyber target

One former NSA official says both government and industry organizations need to improve the security of their intellectual capital.

CIOs to the cloud: Let's not rush into things

Federal executives find that the decision to migrate to the cloud is not so simple.

Army overestimated enterprise e-mail savings

The Army's estimated cost savings from its enterprise e-mail initiative were significantly higher than the reality, report from CIO reveals.

Agencies get a boost from agile development

Government and industry execs discuss successful acquisition strategies in wake of shrinking budgets.

Senator knocks government spending on contractors

Federal spending on contractor services is out of control and must be reined in, according to Sen. Claire McCaskill.

Brad Antle

Antle untangles Arlington National Cemetery's records

To rectify recordkeeping gone awry at Arlington National Cemetery, Brad Antle convened the best of the tech industry and sorted through every step of the process.