The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has advised the Department of Defense (DoD) to address assessment, cost planning and inventory requirements for DoD's transition to the latest version of internet protocol. DoD still needs to identify potential cyber risks and resource and work requirements related to the department's planned transition to IP version six, GAO said Monday.Read More »
The U.S. Army has initiated an international research program for moving target defense technology, able to protect information in computer systems from potential threats.
The Army Research Laboratory said Sept. 6 researchers from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand spearheaded the development of the Flexible Random Virtual IP Multiplexing system.
The Defense Information Systems Agency has started modernizing the information and communications network of the Defense Department in Hawaii through a new program. DISA said Wednesday the Pacific Enterprise Services-Hawaii initiative consists of three contracts that allow DoD personnel in the state to replace aging voice and data services with …Read More »
The Defense Information Systems Agency plans to kick off a project next year to update telecommunications infrastructure for Defense Department personnel based in Hawaii. DISA said Thursday it aims to modernize DoD’s analog communications systems on the island to a new internet protocol-technology base under the Pacific Enterprise Services-Hawaii program. PES-HI will offer new …Read More »
Sen. John Cornyn Seeks to Authorize FBI to Access Electronic Records Without Court Order Via Amendment to ECPA
Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) has proposed an amendment to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act that would authorize the FBI to gain access to “electronic communication transactional records” through the use of a national security letter, the Washington Post reported Monday. Ellen Nakashima writes the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled Thursday to …Read More »
The U.S. Army has started to upgrade its cryptographic equipment in an effort to improve the way it safeguards tactical network-based data. The military branch’s move to update the technology is part of its $283 million Army-Wide Cryptographic Network Standardization program that began in 2012, the Army said June 17. The updates involve the use …Read More »
The Defense Information Systems Agency plans to purchase nearly $239 million in equipment over the next three fiscal years to operate and maintain the U.S. military’s core enterprise network. Several manufacturers could compete to provide DISA equipment covered under the agency’s Approved Products List, according to an Aug. 15 FedBizOpps notice. …Read More »