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Pentagon working to deal with drone data

Recent report in The New York Times explains how.

Tags: technology , management , DoD , Pentagon , New York Times , Christopher Drew

Monday - 01/11/2010, 03:33pm EST

Military: Computer virus wasn't directed at drones

The computer virus that hit the Pentagon's drone program last month was not directed at the military systems but was common malware used to steal log-ins and passwords used in online gaming, military officials said Wednesday.

Tags: DoD , DoD Report , Federal Drive , cybersecurity , Air Force Space Command

Wednesday - 10/12/2011, 08:19pm EDT

Strike or Not

So did US drones kill Usama Bin Laden's son Saad? Words like probably and likely are being used to address the question. Why? Intelligence sources close to the situation say when people are killed in missile strikes, the only way to identify them is to test the DNA at the scene. Problem is in some countries for a number of reasons. DNA testing is not allowed. So, without a body, there's no way to say for sure that he was killed or even there.

Tags: technology , Pentagon , Bin Laden , Saad , US , intelligence , DNA

Thursday - 07/23/2009, 06:43pm EDT

CBP drones patrolling US borders

Tags: security , technology , CBP , John Stanton

Monday - 08/24/2009, 09:37am EDT

Rogue drone attacks could be new cybersecurity threat

UCLA professor John Villasenor told Federal News Radio how hacked unmanned aerial vehicles could be the new face of cybersecurity threats.

Tags: John Villasenor , technology , ucla , Brookings Institution , In Depth , Francis Rose , cybersecurity , drone , cyber-physical attacks , Jack Moore

Thursday - 07/14/2011, 06:38pm EDT

Uprising paved way for counterterrorism efforts in Yemen

J.J. Green, WTOP national security correspondent

Tags: Yemen , J.J. Green

Tuesday - 06/14/2011, 08:20pm EDT

Fish, birds and bats inspire Navy's Next-Gen drones

The Navy awarded a five-year, $7.5 million grant to researchers to study the travel patterns of fish, bats, birds and insects, in hopes of creating robots that can navigate rough terrains.

Tags: Must Reads , Dorobek Insider , Navy , DoD , Wired , fish , birds

Monday - 10/11/2010, 02:54pm EDT

DHS installs new security measures on the border

The new, border-wide use of the Predator aircraft marks an unprecedented amount of resources directed to the southwest. Michael Kostelnik, the Assistant Commissioner of the Office of Air and Marine for Customs and Border Protection explains.

Tags: Federal Drive , DHS , management , technology , security , Predator-B Unmanned Aerial Systems , Michael Kostelnik , CBP , border security

Tuesday - 09/14/2010, 09:40am EDT

Mexican border gets extra reinforcement

The House approved a measure to increase security and surveillance along the Mexican border

Tags: Peter DeShazo , Federal Drive , Center for Strategic and International Studies , border security , Mexican border ,

Wednesday - 08/11/2010, 09:41am EDT

Navy has big plans for the little UAV

As the Navy considers fielding a stealthy unmanned combat aircraft as part of a carrier strike group as early as 2018, the rest of the world wants UAVs too! We get an update from the Director of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Capabilities for the Navy, Rear Admiral Terry Kraft

Tags: technology , security , Navy , UAV , Terry Kraft , intelligence ,

Friday - 04/16/2010, 10:31am EDT
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