Latest Defence articles

Ministry of Defence takes G-Cloud route for new data centre

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G-Cloud data centre contract with Ark will save money and carbon emissions, claims MoD
09 Dec 2014

US intelligence agency IARPA launches supercomputing research initiative

Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity awards contracts to IBM, Raytheon BBN Technologies and Northrop Grumman Corp
04 Dec 2014

US Department of Defense approves use of Android devices in Pentagon, despite security fears

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Five Samsung devices added to list of approved products, despite previous concerns about security vulnerabilities of Google OS
09 Jun 2014

Businesses should have to report cyber attacks, says shadow defence secretary

"Serious questions need to be asked about the nature of the cyber threat facing the UK" says Labour's Vernon Coaker
24 Mar 2014

Iranian cyber-warriors a 'force to be reckoned with' warns US General

Islamic state growing in cyber capabilities, says General William Shelton
21 Jan 2013

Defence firm warns of 'advanced and persistent' cyber-attacks

Lockheed Martin says attacks are increasing and becoming more sophisticated
13 Nov 2012

LinkedIn made 'basic mistakes', claim security companies

Why did LinkedIn get it so wrong, and how can companies tighten security in future?
09 Jun 2012

BAE says cyber security deals will offset squeeze on public sector spending

Defence contractor highlights strong performance by its cyber security division in its half-yearly results
29 Jul 2011

Ministry of Defence faces continuous cyber battle, says Fox

Defence Secretary Liam Fox reveals that 1,000 attacks were detected and blocked last year
08 Jun 2011

High-ranking Army officer to lead £650m government security programme

Major General Jonathan Shaw is expected to be put in charge of the UK's cyber defences
16 Mar 2011

Stuxnet could have been more effective

Experts say worm authors 'should be embarrassed at their amateur approach'
20 Jan 2011

Britain urged to shore up cyber defences

Monitoring web traffic or offering financial incentives to encourage countries to protect systems could improve national security
19 Oct 2010

MoD given two years to improve army logistics systems

MPs demand changes after delays to equipment shipped out to support troops in Afghanistan
13 Oct 2009

Computer systems blamed for accounting problems at MoD

Billions of pounds worth of arms and equipment not correctly recorded on systems led to accounts being qualified
21 Aug 2009

Government under fire over military software exports

MPs concerned that UK-developed software may be used for purposes outside of arms export laws
20 Aug 2009

MoD signs £23m air surveillance system deal

IBM to enhance software monitoring of two million aircraft movements yearly
28 Jul 2009

UK opts out of Nato cyber security centre

Need to co-ordinate with other countries leads UK to keep its distance
23 Jul 2009

Defence IT rollout presses on despite MPs' warning

MoD says recommendation for more "realism" in deadlines will only be acted on "if necessary"
14 Apr 2009

BAE awards multimillion-pound submarine IT contract

Newcomer Carillion IT Services wins deal on grounds of flexibility
24 Oct 2008