NATO

  • DoD, NATO turn to collective defense against cyber attacks

    Ian West, the cybersecurity chief of the NATO Communications and Information Agency, said the launch of a new encrypted workspace lets five countries test how they can share secure video, voice, chat and information gathering capabilities.

  • Senators hope to secure back pay for contractors affected by government shutdown

    In today’s Federal Newscast, a group of nearly 40 senators are urging the appropriations committee to include back pay for federal contractors impacted by the last government shutdown, in an upcoming disaster relief package.

  • International cyber ‘Kum Ba Yah’ lacks U.S. signature

    The Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace has 51 nations’ signatures, but not that of the United States.

  • Army general: ‘Time for this war to end’

    US strategy in its longest war is shifting. So how come no one in Congress is talking about it?

  • DoD pushes back deadline for JEDI proposals

    In today’s Federal Newscast, the Pentagon said it’s moving the deadline of its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contract at the request of offerrers. 

  • Naval Academy grads spread cyber awareness servicewide

    The U.S. Naval Academy is preparing officers for conflict on the next battlefield with a cybersecurity major.

  • Steve Anderson, Principal Scientist, Naval Surface Warfare Center

    A Navy scientist won the 2014 NATO Science and Technology Organization’s Scientific Achievement Award. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to aerospace science and technology or aerospace systems applications. The winner was Steve Anderson, a Principal Scientist with the Naval Surface Warfare Center. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to detail how he won.

  • Adm. James Stavridis, former Supreme Allied Commander, NATO

    United States operations in Iraq and Syria today put the U.S. in an unusual position. By fighting one opponent, the U.S. military is indirectly benefitting another nation it considers an adversary. That is one example of the fluidity of war fighting in the 21st century. Adm. James Stavridis is Dean of the Fletcher School at Tufts University, and former Supreme Allied Commander of NATO. He helped lead a task force on Creative Disruption for the Center for a New American Security. A paper on that task force looks at the disconnect between industry and DoD right now — and on In Depth with Francis Rose, Admiral Stavridis said there are several answers.

  • Report: Officer removed after harassment claims

    The commanding officer of a Florida-based warship was removed from his post during an overseas deployment after several female crew members alleged that he sexually harassed women aboard ship, according to a Navy report.

  • Panetta won’t rule out extending Libya mission

    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says there is no clear set of conditions in Libya that will trigger an end to the combat mission.