Tag Archives: Applied Communication Sciences

Vencore’s Mac Curtis: Applied Research to Distinguish ‘Perspecta’ From Other Govt IT Vendors

Mac Curtis, president and CEO of Vencore, has said the company’s applied research work would help differentiate Perspecta from other government information technology services contractors, the Washington Business Journal reported Monday. Curtis will become CEO of Perspecta that will operate as a publicly traded company under the ticker symbol “PRSP” …

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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 million in grants to awardees under an initiative to provide utilities security analytics and intrusion detection tools for detecting and …

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Applied Communications Sciences Builds Mobile Connectivity, Data Storage Tools; Petros Mouchtaris Comments

Applied Communications Sciences has unveiled two platforms that seek to help customers address security issues when storing data in smart devices and connecting to mobile networks. Mobile Data Storage works to encrypt sensitive information used in the healthcare, emergency services, military and the financial services industries, ACS said Oct. 2. …

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Applied Communication Sciences Wins Army Mobile Net Program Extension; Sunil Samtani Comments

Applied Communication Sciences has won a contract option from the U.S. Army to continue developing network tools for a program to provide warfighters commercial smartphone technologies. The Army’s Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center started the Multi-Access Cellular Extension program to create an ad hoc network intended to fill in coverage gaps that …

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Executive Spotlight: Mike Kern on Applied Communication Sciences’ Move to the SI, Future of R&D

Mike Kern brings nearly 35 years of military, civilian and private sector experience to his role as Vice President of Washington Operations and Business Development at Applied Communication Sciences. Kern, a retired Air Force colonel and former Lockheed Martin executive, joined ACS in 2011 after serving as Director of Network …

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ACS Releases Mobile Probes for Smart Grid Security; Tony Bogovic Comments

Applied Communication Sciences has deployed mobile monitoring probes designed to help detect potential intrusions into smart grid and advanced metering infrastructure and distribution automation networks operations. The global positioning system-enabled probes are fixed on utility vehicles to analyze field area network communication and capture locations, ACS said June 10. The …

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