Sept. 27, 2016
Cardillo Discusses Importance of Geospatial Intel at Senate Hearing
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo drew back the curtain a bit on his organization’s activities during a rare open session of the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Sept. 26, 2016
DoD Debuts Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship
The Defense Department has announced a new competition for the Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship. The program is formerly known as the National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellowship, and both program names will be used for this round of competition.
Sept. 21, 2016
Carter Thanks Troops, Discusses Concerns In Worldwide Troop Talk
To remain the best force in the world, the U.S. military must maintain readiness and be flexible enough to attract and retain the best talent, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a worldwide troop talk.
Sept. 14, 2016
Carter Opens DIUx Outpost in Texas
Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced the opening of the Pentagon’s third location for its technology startup, Defense Innovation Unit-Experimental, this time extending the department's outreach to Austin, Texas.
Sept. 13, 2016
Transparency Has Place in Intelligence World, DoD Official Says
The undersecretary of defense for intelligence told the Atlantic Council that citizens’ expectation of transparency in intelligence has grown since 9/11, and that the key is finding the right balance for transparency.
Sept. 9, 2016
National Security Experts Examine Intelligence Challenges at Summit
The commander of U.S. Cyber Command and the director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency shared their perspectives of enduring and emerging issues in the cyber and intelligence communities at the third annual Intelligence and National Security Summit.
Sept. 8, 2016
Defense Secretary to Focus on Technology, Innovation in Upcoming Trip
Defense Secretary Ash Carter will travel to Northern California and Texas to continue advancing one of his top priorities: building and rebuilding bridges between the Pentagon and America’s innovative technology sector.
Aug. 9, 2016
Army’s ‘Mad Scientist’ Initiative Looks at Future Differently
The commander of the Army's Training and Doctrine Command, Gen. David G. Perkins, challenged military, industry and academic leaders attending the Mad Scientist Conference at Georgetown University to think differently about the future.
Aug. 7, 2016
DARPA: Autonomous Bug-Hunting Bots Will Lead to Improved Cybersecurity
LAS VEGAS —
Seven teams whose cyber reasoning bots played in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Cyber Grand Challenge proved that machines could find and fix software safety problems in a simplified version of the code used everywhere, every day.
Aug. 6, 2016
Three Teams Earn Prizes in DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge
LAS VEGAS —
Three teams earned prize money in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Cyber Grand Challenge, but all seven finalists received awards for their substantial contributions to creating the world’s first autonomous bug-hunting machines.