The Army Enterprise Email Migrations Team was a big winner in the DOD CIO awards.
The Defense Department wants contractors to offer up ideas on combatting espionage, sabotage, treason and terrorism.
The challenge is a chess-like competition that pits teams of researchers against each other in a contest to develop unmanned cybersecurity systems.
Alexander's planned retirement offers a chance to reorganize, but the changes required are anything but simple.
Reorganization will move business systems oversight to CIO's office.
The Pentagon's acquisition system remains largely unchanged, but the new guidance is designed to improve the critical early phases of the acquisition cycle.
A coalition of anti-surveillance activists wants to use local utilities as leverage to halt data collection.
A Defense research agency program provides digital imagery to troops on the ground and aims to build a library of apps that are simple to access and use.
Christine Fox, DOD's former director of cost assessment and program evaluation (and a real-life inspiration for "Top Gun"), will temporarily replace Ashton Carter.
Any solution in this "very complicated field" will have to reach beyond the Defense Department.
Tighter budgets are forcing leaders to find creative ways to upgrade their technology.
The legislation would also target insider threats in the wake of the leaks by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.