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New Year Means New Moon Data for NASA, Lockheed

New Year Means New Moon Data for NASA, Lockheed

For NASA and Lockheed Martin, ringing in the New Year included the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory spacecraft beginning its orbit around the Moon.  The GRAIL mission has two spacecraft map the… Read more »

Report: Virtualization Still Just Chatter or Catching Hold

Report: Virtualization Still Just Chatter or Catching Hold

Early December, Quest Software released information following a survey that labeled cost savings, user demand and expectations and managing a mobile workforce as driving forces behind moving to virtual servers.  To Quest,… Read more »

Cybersecurity Insurance to be Considered by Small Businesses

Cybersecurity Insurance to be Considered by Small Businesses

Companies are taking any and every precaution to protect their information from cyber attackers. The Washington Post recently reported that while data loss decreased from last year, breaches have reached their… Read more »

DHS Keeping Watchful Eye on Social Media, Storing Information

DHS Keeping Watchful Eye on Social Media, Storing Information

The Department of Homeland Security announced last month it was looking into how it could use Twitter as an intelligence tool and how to monitor social media networks. DHS is… Read more »

International Cyber Arms Bazaar Demonstrates Depth US Must Go for Cybersecurity

International Cyber Arms Bazaar Demonstrates Depth US Must Go for Cybersecurity

Earlier this month, a diverse crowd of government agents, private developers and hackers from around the world gathered at a Hilton in Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur, to get a firsthand look… Read more »

New Boeing-Built Army Drone Features 1.8 Gigapixel Camera

New Boeing-Built Army Drone Features 1.8 Gigapixel Camera

The U.S. Army recently announced it is preparing to deploy three Boeing-built A 160 Hummingbird drones in mid 2012. According to the announcement, the Hummingbird significantly differs from its predecessors, as… Read more »

CBP Receives Predator B Aircraft

CBP Receives Predator B Aircraft

Customs and Border Protection recently received the Predator B unmanned aircraft at the National Air Security Operations Center in Sierra Vista, Ariz. This is the second unmanned aircraft in supplemental… Read more »

McAfee Says Top Cyber Threats in 2012 Include Mobile Devices, Unified Cyber Warfare

McAfee Says Top Cyber Threats in 2012 Include Mobile Devices, Unified Cyber Warfare

Prior to the mid to late 1980’s, desktop computers in both the home and workplace were virtually non-existent; however, after the development of the World Wide Web in the early… Read more »

Stratfor Cyber Breach Adds to Debate Over Govt Role in Protecting Private Networks

Stratfor Cyber Breach Adds to Debate Over Govt Role in Protecting Private Networks

A cybersecurity breach at intelligence think tank Stratfor over the weekend struck close to the central point of debate over how to secure domestic networks, Josh Smith wrote in the… Read more »

DHS, Idaho National Lab Win Award for Cyber Training Programs

DHS, Idaho National Lab Win Award for Cyber Training Programs

The Department of Homeland Security‘s National Cyber Security Division and the Idaho National Laboratory have won the 2011 U.S. National Cybersecurity Innovation Award for creating a series of training programs on… Read more »

ONC Creates Dashboard to Evaluate Transition to Digital Health Records

ONC Creates Dashboard to Evaluate Transition to Digital Health Records

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is working to develop a dashboard to help assess and aid with moving health records to the digital realm. In a… Read more »

Companies See Drop in Software Vulnerabilities

Companies See Drop in Software Vulnerabilities

According to reports from various firms, this year has seen a drop in numbers of both cyber attacks and flaws that have been used to attack businesses. Symantec is reportedly expected… Read more »

Accenture to Add New Biometrics to DHS Program on $71M Contract

Accenture to Add New Biometrics to DHS Program on $71M Contract

Accenture‘s federal services subsidiary has been selected to enhance a U.S. Department of Homeland Security biometric and biographic identity management system. The U.S. Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology program helps federal,… Read more »

DoE Gets Funds to Develop 1st-Ever Exascale Supercomputer

DoE Gets Funds to Develop 1st-Ever Exascale Supercomputer

The Energy Department is getting some financial muscle to help it in the race to build the world’s first exascale supercomputer, which could make large-scale simulations of climate change. DoE’s Argonne… Read more »

GDAIS to Research JAVA Apps, Next-Gen Displays, Monitoring Systems

GDAIS to Research JAVA Apps, Next-Gen Displays, Monitoring Systems

General Dynamics will tap its Fairfax, Va.-based advanced information systems operations to undertake what the Defense Department is calling an ‘innovative’ round of technological research for the Navy’s combat systems. … Read more »

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