Apple beats Android in the DoD, but Blackberry still rules

Most people likely believe that iOS, Android and Blackberry are all on equal footing when it comes to security - with the same chance of winning device clearance at the DoD.

Pentagon formulates rules of engagement for cyberwar

The Pentagon is currently formulating new rules of engagement for the execution of military ops in cyberspace.

DoD eyes crowdsourced bug hunting for weapon systems

With all the ongoing cyber attacks and hacks, it is quite obvious that securing military software should be rated a high priority mission. 

Pentagon counters lethal radiation exposure

DARPA scientists at the US Department of Defense (DoD) have determined that an antibiotic and a protein are capable of fighting radiation sickness more effectively when combined.

Successful test for hypersonic missile

The Army yesterday carried out its first test flight of a hypersonic missile that has a worldwide range.

Dell's Streak 5 approved for Pentagon use

Android devices could start appearing throughout the military, after a decision by the Department of Defense to allow Dell's Android-based mobile OS to be used on its networks.

Pentagon bolsters vulnerable cyber perimeter

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is moving to help protect a number of U.S. defense contractors from cyber attacks.

Pentagon's cyber strategy is "confused"

The U.S. military is apparently "unsure" how to execute cyber operations, as a strategy that could help clarify standard operating procedure (SOP) is still months away from completion.

China teases military CyOps

China's official military channel (CCTV-7) recently provided a six-second glimpse into the country's enigmatic cyber capabilities.

Boeing, Siemens bring smart grid to the military

Corporate giants Boeing and Siemens have announced a new agreement between the two companies for a project that will bring smart grid technology to the U.S. Department of Defense.

Pentagon eyes "noiseless" next-gen drones

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) is kicking off an initiative to develop noiseless next-gen drones.

Pentagon wants wireless charging

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is soliciting ideas to "dramatically" bolster the DoD's short-range wireless transmission of power.

Pentagon tries to grok social media

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is stepping up its efforts to wage effective propaganda campaigns on various social networking sites.

Pentagon: Cyber attack could prompt military strike

The Pentagon has confirmed that a cyber attack against computer networks in the United States could prompt a retaliatory military strike. 

Pentagon says cyber perimeter must be reinforced

The Pentagons says the United States must reinforce its cyber perimeter to more effectively counter the digital threat posed by terrorist groups and rogue states.

Pentagon details "cyber pilot" initiative

The Pentagon has released details of its latest cyber security initiative.

Pentagon plays games to improve logistics skills

The Defense Acquisition University (DAU) has launched a casual gaming website designed to hone the skills of the DoD's acquisition and logistics work force.

Flying snakes offer lessons to military

Researchers funded by the Department of Defense have been analyzing the way certain species of snake can glide from tree to tree.

Hacker accused of stealing 400,000 credit card numbers

A US federal grand jury has indicted a serial hacker for allegedly breaking into a computer network at the Federal Reserve Bank and stealing more than 400,000 credit/debit card numbers.

US DoD moves to protect domestic cyber perimeter

US Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates recently confirmed that the DoD was "taking steps" to bring military, industrial and domestic partners under a digital "umbrella" to shield them from cyber attacks.