Science & Tech

White House Asks CISA, NIST to Set Cybersecurity Performance Goals for Critical Infrastructure Operators

The initiative will not result in mandatory measures for the private sector, but the administration hopes to signal its commitment to cybersecurity and maybe get a little help from Congress on that front.

SOCOM Members Got an All-Star Crash Course in AI

Over a unique six-week course, participants met virtually with tech leaders to talk about AI's future.

Exclusive Interview: Lockheed’s CEO Wants His Company to Connect All the Pentagon’s Weapons

Jim Taiclet has been forming alliances with commercial firms in an attempt to give Lockheed a leg up over its competitors.

Bird-Mimicking Electric Drone Hits New Endurance Record

As the military grapples with connecting more things over longer distances, recent flight reveals a way forward.

Biden Goes After China’s Cyber Attackers

U.S. and allies blame China’s government, announce new measures to fight a massive cyber criminal ring akin to Russia’s, but threaten no sanctions yet.

Researchers Create Drone Swarms That Can Detect Gas Leaks, Other Threats

A new algorithm called “Sniffy Bug” shows how tiny drones will do dangerous work even in areas where they can’t use GPS.

Plywood Satellite Cleared for Space Launch

The WISA Woodsat could reduce space debris by using materials that will burn as they fall back into Earth’s atmosphere.

Army’s New Facility Aims to Speed Up Fielding Tech

Work there will support DOD’s new soldier goggles — formally known as the Integrated Visual Augmentation System.

Sullivan: Data Privacy Key To AI Race Against China

New privacy-protecting technologies will enable democracies to work together to win the AI race against China, says Biden’s national security advisor.

Information Warfare Looms Larger in Russia’s New Security Strategy

Kremlin’s first update in six years decries foreign influence, calls for more Russian info ops.

Biden Urges Putin to Give up Russian Ransomware Gangsters, Threatens Unspecified 'Consequences'

The President is talking tougher on Russian criminal cyber gangs, but still isn’t naming specific penalties.

China’s Aggressive Data Push Worries Military Intel Officials

The AI future runs on data and the Chinese government is out for all it can get.

How We Get to Captain America-level Battle Speeds

We are on the verge of Hollywood-level fast, but the service branches need cultural change and cooperation for it to work.

New Material May Power Tomorrow’s Cyborg Soldiers

Israeli researchers may have found a way for human body movement to power implanted devices indefinitely.