NSA director warns of cyber threats

Gen. Keith Alexander cites need for access to information to thwart attacks.

Cyber warfare: New battlefield, new rules

The old rules of war don’t apply in cyberspace, so the federal government is writing a new book for the new age of combat.

BRAC bleeding DOD by the billions

The 2005 round of base realignment has cost $14 billion more than planned, so far, according to the GAO.

DISA awards $578M contract to company with history of fraud

DISA's recent contract award to Red River includes services similar those the company was once fined for failing to provide, but a key executive involved in the charges is no longer with the firm.

White House, committee spar over acquisition workforce training funds

The Obama administration and a House committee are fighting over workforce development fund.

Pentagon taking snail mail into the digital era

DOD turns paper and ink into binary code for efficiency.

IT workarounds complicate DOD and VA health center effort

The DOD and VA are having difficulty meeting IT goals in a joint healthcare facility.

DOD to improve tracking of late-payment penalties

GAO found that DOD has processes for monitoring and reporting on late payments, but it has serious flaws.

Budget pressures, workforce woes and cyber threats converge

A shortage of skilled IT pros comes at a time when cybersecurity must compete for sparse funding.

Army labs speed tech testing

The Army has launched an effort to make it easier to test and integrate technologies before personnel in the field must depend on them.

Should DOD be taking more risks with mobility?

DOD's intrinsic risk aversion challenges its ability to stay current with mobile capabilities, and some of its leaders believe it's time to rethink that caution.

GAO: Funding ambiguity hinders hiring

Delays in collecting and then distributing workforce-support money causes uncertainty about spending the money to aid the acquisition workforce.