Defense & Intelligence

Department of Justice sues Booz Allen to block proposed EverWatch acquisition


The DOJ wants to halt the tech consulting giant's proposed acquisition amid antitrust concerns.

House Armed Services Committee adds subcommittee focused on tech


The new Cyber, Innovative Technologies, and Information Systems Subcommittee will focus on everything tech-related in the DOD.

Pentagon’s IT provider seeks insider threat protection


The Defense Department’s unified IT provider is on the hunt for insider threat protection cybersecurity solutions to answer lawmakers’ fears that the department-wide network consolidation did not do enough to protect against threats from within.

Likely to miss data center goals, Army issues stringent new plan for closures


Secretary Eric Fanning has laid out an explicit plan for the Army to achieve its data center closure and consolidation goals by 2018 — an effort that has otherwise made little progress in the past two years.

Putin ordered ‘influence campaign’ to damage Clinton, intelligence agencies say


Russian intelligence forces under the order of Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a sophisticated influence campaign against Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, according to a newly released report from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

NSA seeks pay bump for its ‘high-end, exquisite civilian talent’


NSA Director Michael Rogers recently authorized the introduction of a specially tailored compensation package for the spy agency’s “high-end” cybersecurity workers.