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Report: China Hackers Attempt to Steal Academe-Based Maritime Military Research

Hackers from China have attempted cyber attacks on around 27 universities around the world, with the University of Washington and Massachusetts Institute of Technology among targets, Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Cybersecurity professionals and U.S. officials have said that these attacks are part of China's plans to steal maritime technology research of the U.S. military, the report noted.

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DARPA Selects Teams for Subterranean Navigation Challenge

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has selected nine teams to take part in a competition that aims to innovate on the navigation of man-made tunnels, urban underground locations and natural caves. The two-track Subterranean Integration Exercise challenges teams from universities and companies to apply robotics, sensor and communications technologies as they remotely navigate through the Edgar Experimental Mine in Idaho Springs, Colo., this April, DARPA said Tuesday.

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Viasat Updates NSA-Certified Network Encryption Device; Ken Peterman Quoted

Viasat has updated a device built to help government and military customers secure networks that process sensitive information. KG-142 now works to protect Layer 2 Ethernet communications for big data processing and cloud computing applications, Viasat said Wednesday. The National Security Agency-certified network encryptor is designed to help users simultaneously operate up to 32 peer-to-peer connections at …

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ForeScout to Participate in NIST Internet-of-Things Security Research Project; Katherine Gronberg Comments

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has tapped ForeScout Technologies to take part in a research project that seeks to protect internet of things-“based devices and critical infrastructure from cyber threats. ForeScout said Wednesday it will work with NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence on the IoT security project …

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