The Pentagon announced FlexTech Alliance, a partnership that includes groups such as Apple, Harvard University, and many more in an attempt to make flexible wearable technology for soldiers, as well as develop high-tech printing…
Pentagon officials revealed Thursday that a "sophisticated" cyberattack of suspected Russian origin was carried out against its unclassified email system at the end of last month, affecting around 4,000 military and civilian employees.
BlackBerry received a significant vote of confidence in its mobile platform recently when the Pentagon announced that 80,000 out of 82,000 mobile devices being deployed on one of its new networks will be from the Canadian mobile maker.
The Department of Defense seems poised to approve iOS 6 and Samsung Galaxy devices for official use in the Pentagon. This decision does not bode well for BlackBerry, the longtime source of ultra-secure mobile communication.
As the global cyber war heats up to unprecedented levels, the US goverment's national security complex is attempting to build up an army of "cyber warriors" to help fend off enemies. But will hackers take a job with The Man?
National security expert Richard Clarke says the Chinese government regularly launches sophisticated cyberattacks on the computer systems of the US government. And Congress and President Obama need to do more to stop it, he says.