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Report: DoD Restores Army-Hosted File Sharing System

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Four months after the U.S. Army took it offline due a security risk, The Department of Defense has restored a file sharing system, Fifth Domain reported Saturday.

DoD suspended the SAFE service in November after government personnel identified vulnerabilities in the platform. The department reinstated the service on Feb. 13 along with an update lowering online availability of files from 15 days to 48 hours, the report noted. The Army Combat Capabilities Development Center Aviation and Missile Center manages the Safe Access File Exchange portal built to help defense organizations and contractors exchange up to two gigabytes of data.

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