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Guest Post: Mel Greer, Senior Fellow & Chief Strategist, on Driving Innovation Via Federal Gamification

Guest Post: Mel Greer, Senior Fellow & Chief Strategist, on Driving Innovation Via Federal Gamification

Dr. Melvin Greer serves as senior fellow and chief strategist for service-oriented architecture and cloud computing at Lockheed Martin, where he brings more than 25 years of experience leading systems… Read more »

New Legislation Set to Curb Cyber Weapons Trade

New Legislation Set to Curb Cyber Weapons Trade

New legislation that passed Congress last month will mandate federal agencies to collaborate on how to suppress the proliferation of cyber weapons trade in the black market, Nextgov reported Dec…. Read more »

Cambridge to Provide DISA With Network Services; Chris Sentimore Comments

Cambridge to Provide DISA With Network Services; Chris Sentimore Comments

Cambridge International Systems has been awarded a potential five-year contract to provide the Defense Information Systems Agency with unified capabilities and telemetry network assistance. The Arlington, Va.-based company will help… Read more »

FEMA to Look Into Commercial Emergency Alert System

FEMA to Look Into Commercial Emergency Alert System

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is looking to replace its emergency alert system with a commercially-built alternative to increase its reliability, NextGov reported Dec. 26. Joseph Marks writes that FEMA’s Integrated… Read more »

Cisco to Deploy Network Services for UAE Public Schools; Mike Weston Comments

Cisco to Deploy Network Services for UAE Public Schools; Mike Weston Comments

Cisco has been selected to deploy wide area network solutions for a body responsible for implementing educational policy in the United Arab Emirates. The Abu Dhabi Education Council aims to… Read more »

IBM, Eurobank Unveil Cloud Platform to Promote Global Trade in Greece; Larry Bowden Comments

IBM, Eurobank Unveil Cloud Platform to Promote Global Trade in Greece; Larry Bowden Comments

IBM has partnered with Greek financial institution Eurobank to develop and introduce a cloud-based platform designed to promote international trade for the country’s importers and exporters. The Exportgate online portal… Read more »

Intel to Buy Mindspeed Technologies’ Wireless Infrastructure Unit

Intel to Buy Mindspeed Technologies’ Wireless Infrastructure Unit

Intel has agreed to acquire the wireless infrastructure division of Mindspeed Technologies in a move aimed at bolstering Intel’s network communications portfolio. Intel will integrate the division into the data center… Read more »

TeamTalk Subsidiary to Install Juniper Network Tech in Data Centers; Nick Willis Comments

TeamTalk Subsidiary to Install Juniper Network Tech in Data Centers; Nick Willis Comments

A New Zealand-based TeamTalk company will install Juniper Networks-made Ethernet switches and Universal Edge routers for data centers in Wellington and Auckland, Reseller News reported Tuesday. Sathya Mithra Ashok writes CityLink… Read more »

Ralph Langer: Stuxnet Virus a Two-Part Threat

Ralph Langer: Stuxnet Virus a Two-Part Threat

The virus allegedly created by Israel and the U.S. to infiltrate Iran’s nuclear facility in 2012 could be more dangerous than initially believed, Ralph Langer writes for Foreign Policy. Langer calls… Read more »

Navy Wants Industry Input on Data Center Consolidation; Bill Toti Comments

Navy Wants Industry Input on Data Center Consolidation; Bill Toti Comments

The U.S. Navy is seeking industry opinions on data center consolidation best practices, Federal Times reported Nov. 11. Nicole Blake Johnson writes that the Navy asked in a request for… Read more »

George Kamis: Trusted, Multilevel Operating Systems the Future of Cross-Domain Tools

George Kamis: Trusted, Multilevel Operating Systems the Future of Cross-Domain Tools

Trusted or multilevel operating systems will be key to the future of cross-domain computing technologies so companies can separate applications and processes according to their clearance level, according to the… Read more »

Raytheon Starts UK Cyber R&D Competition for Small Businesses; Bob Delorge Comments

Raytheon Starts UK Cyber R&D Competition for Small Businesses; Bob Delorge Comments

Raytheon UK has started a contest for small- to medium-sized enterprises in the U.K. to research and develop ideas for defending against cyber threats. The competition calls on cyber workers… Read more »

ACS Picked for DOE Cyber Grant Program; Stan Pietrowicz Comments

ACS Picked for DOE Cyber Grant Program; Stan Pietrowicz Comments

Applied Communication Sciences has secured funding from the Energy Department to research, build and demonstrate technology intended to help prevent cyber attacks on the nation’s smart metering infrastructure. DOE has distributed $30… Read more »

5 Utilities Opt For NetApp-Tripwire Compliance Tool; Lee Vorthman Comments

5 Utilities Opt For NetApp-Tripwire Compliance Tool; Lee Vorthman Comments

NetApp and security controls provider Tripwire have added five new customers of their joint energy utilities management suite. New users of the Tripwire NERC Solution Suite are federal or nonfederal… Read more »

SAP NS2′s Mark Testoni on the Importance of Partnerships & Innovation in the National Security Market

SAP NS2′s Mark Testoni on the Importance of Partnerships & Innovation in the National Security Market

This is the second part of an executive spotlight on Mark Testoni, president of SAP National Security Services. Click here to read the first part of the spotlight. ExecutiveBiz: How… Read more »

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