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Juniper’s Brian Roach: Federal IT Pros Should Factor Automation, Security Into Network Upgrades

Juniper’s Brian Roach: Federal IT Pros Should Factor Automation, Security Into Network Upgrades

Many federal agencies have embarked on programs to modernize their information technology networks due to a growing use of mobile devices in their organizations, Juniper Networks executive Brian Roach wrote… Read more »

Booz Allen’s Angela Messer: Connectivity, New Threats Come With Internet of Things

Booz Allen’s Angela Messer: Connectivity, New Threats Come With Internet of Things

Booz Allen Hamilton, ISC, Cyber 360 Solutions and NRI Secure Technologies have jointly unveiled the findings of a study that examined concerns about technology sprawl among security professionals as the threat… Read more »

Satair Group to Distribute Exelis Aircraft Waste Tank Components

Satair Group to Distribute Exelis Aircraft Waste Tank Components

Exelis and Satair Group have partnered to distribute Exelis-made components for commercial aircraft waste and water tanks. Satair Group said Thursday it will also provide aftermarket sales and support services… Read more »

Verizon’s Mike Denning: ‘Sizable Gaps’ in Enterprise Threat Responses Continue

Verizon’s Mike Denning: ‘Sizable Gaps’ in Enterprise Threat Responses Continue

A new Verizon cybersecurity report has highlighted what the company describes as a continuing gap between the time a data breach occurs and when a company detects the cyber attack…. Read more »

NASA’s Messenger Spacecraft to End Nearly 4 Years at Mercury’s Orbit

NASA’s Messenger Spacecraft to End Nearly 4 Years at Mercury’s Orbit

NASA‘s Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry, and Ranging spacecraft has uncovered several key information about the planet Mercury during its nearly four years of on-orbit operations. NASA said Thursday the Messenger spacecraft is… Read more »

Northrop Demos Waveform Space Processor; Tim Frei Comments

Northrop Demos Waveform Space Processor; Tim Frei Comments

Northrop Grumman has completed tests for a protected tactical waveform space processor intended to help improve battlefield communications for soldiers. The processor established communication through the U.S. Air Force’s tactical waveform… Read more »

Navy Puts BAE-Made Coyote UAVs Through ‘Swarm’ Test

Navy Puts BAE-Made Coyote UAVs Through ‘Swarm’ Test

The U.S. Navy‘s Office of Naval Research has demonstrated a platform that works to launch multiple unmanned aerial vehicles on a swarm-based mission to deter adversaries. ONR said Tuesday the… Read more »

IBM Offers Threat Intell Database Via X-Force Exchange; Brendan Hannigan Comments

IBM Offers Threat Intell Database Via X-Force Exchange; Brendan Hannigan Comments

IBM has made its threat intelligence database available to customers and industry via the cloud-based IBM X-Force Exchange platform to drive information sharing and collaboration to mitigate potential cyber attacks. The company said Thursday the platform… Read more »

GSA Seeks Industry Input on Business Model for Connect.gov Full Operational Capability

GSA Seeks Industry Input on Business Model for Connect.gov Full Operational Capability

The General Services Administration is seeking information on potential sources of business models or procurement vehicles for the implementation of federated digital identity credential services for the Connect.gov program. In the… Read more »

DRS to Install Voice Comms Systems in US Navy Aegis Ships

DRS to Install Voice Comms Systems in US Navy Aegis Ships

DRS Technologies has been awarded a $55 million contract with the U.S. Navy to install voice communications systems in the Aegis cruisers and destroyers. The integrated communications systems will link to… Read more »

Juniper VP Brian Roach: SDN Becoming a Key Modernization Tool for Federal IT

Juniper VP Brian Roach: SDN Becoming a Key Modernization Tool for Federal IT

Brian Roach, vice president of the federal business and managing director for worldwide government at Juniper Networks, says that the Defense Department and other agencies are increasingly using software-defined networking to… Read more »

Information Builders, MapR Technologies Partner on BI, Hadoop Distribution Services

Information Builders, MapR Technologies Partner on BI, Hadoop Distribution Services

Information Builders has entered into an alliance with MapR Technologies to provide enterprise customers with a combination of the former’s business intelligence and analytics software and MapR’s Apache Hadoop distribution platform. The… Read more »

NASA Awards Mathematical Computing Software IDIQ to MathWorks

NASA Awards Mathematical Computing Software IDIQ to MathWorks

MathWorks Inc. has been awarded a $30 million contract to train NASA engineers and scientists on using a mathematical computing software. The Natick, Massachusetts-based company will also provide fresh software… Read more »

Raytheon Receives Exelis Ground Encryptors for US Air Force GPS; Joe Rambala Comments

Raytheon Receives Exelis Ground Encryptors for US Air Force GPS; Joe Rambala Comments

Exelis has handed Raytheon six updated ground encryptors built for installation in the operational control system of the U.S. Air Force’s global positioning system. The encryptors are designed to help… Read more »

Booz Allen to Implement Cyber Tools at 8 Agencies for DHS’ CDM Program

Booz Allen to Implement Cyber Tools at 8 Agencies for DHS’ CDM Program

Booz Allen Hamilton will implement cybersecurity tools across eight government agencies under a $39.3 million task order contract for the Department of Homeland Security‘s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program, Federal News Radio reported… Read more »

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