Defense Spotlight

Learn about the latest issues affecting the defense industry, from the budget to cyber security.


  • Local defense industry bands together in tough times

    The looming defense budget is casting a dark cloud on many federal sectors, but Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command in San Diego has the upper edge of being at the forefront of information technology and telecommunications — two essential military areas moving forward.

National News

  • URI recognized for cybersecurity education

    SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — The University of Rhode Island has been named a national center of excellence for cybersecurity education.

  • Lawmakers optimistic about cyber bill prospects

    WASHINGTON — Both Republicans and Democrats in the House of Representatives expressed optimism Friday about sending a cybersecurity bill to President Barack Obama this year despite significant disagreements with the Senate and the White House.

Archived Reports

Defense Spotlight - 2014

A look at the latest news in the defense sector.

Defense Spotlight - 2012

Learn about the current issues affecting the defense industry, both locally and nationally, in this spotlight.