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GTT Executive Chair H. Brian Thompson Lands IEEE Award for Comms Quality Leadership

H. Brian Thompson, founder and executive chairman of GTT Communications, has received an award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers for his contributions in efforts to establish communications quality, reliability and security. The company said May 31 IEEE’s Communications Society Technical Committee on Communications Quality & Reliability awarded Thompson this year’s CQR Chairman’s …

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IEEE, IAEA Partner to Create Nuclear Safety Documents, Standards

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers has partnered with the International Atomic Energy Agency to develop standards and share best practices for nuclear safety and energy. IEEE said Thursday the Practical Arrangement agreement establishes a platform for the two organizations to avoid duplication and conflicts between the groups’ technical publications. “Safety is an overriding concern …

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HPE’s Earl Matthews: Analytics, Speed, Intell Key to Cyber Situational Awareness

Earl Matthews, a vice president at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, has said speed, analytics, integration, resiliency, intelligence and expertise are the six attributes that are key to cyber situational awareness, Signal magazine reported Wednesday. Matthews, VP of enterprise security solutions for HPE’s U.S. public sector business, made the remarks Wednesday at the three-day MILCOM …

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Earl Matthews of HPE to Speak at MILCOM 2016

Retired U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Earl Matthews, vice president of enterprise security services within Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s U.S. public sector business, will speak at MILCOM 2016 along with other panelists. The event is scheduled for Nov. 1-Nov. 3 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Maryland and will be co-sponsored by AFCEA International …

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IEEE Launches Working Group to Structure Aerial Communications, Networking Standards

Technical organization IEEE and the IEEE Standards Association have launched the IEEE Aerial Network Communications Working Group to structure standards for aircraft systems. Group members will work to establish the IEEE P1920.1 project designed to develop standards for air-to-air communications in an ad hoc aerial network and situational awareness for commercial, …

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IEEE Issues Security Guidelines for Medical Device Software Development

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers has released new guidelines on baseline security requirements for software development and production of medical devices. IEEE said Monday the “Building Code for Medical Device Software Security” document authored by Tom Haigh and Carl Landwehr provides guidance on addressing security vulnerabilities at the point of …

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Greg Shannon to Lead IEEE Cybersecurity Initiative

Greg Shannon, CERT Division chief scientist at Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute, will lead the IEEE Cybersecurity Initiative as chairman. Shannon will work to develop resources for computer security education, guide software coding and further cybersecurity adoption across the industry, IEEE said Monday. “With IEEE’s ubiquitous impact on cyber technologies, I’m delighted to …

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Raytheon VP Mark Russell Named an IEEE Fellow

Mark Russell, vice president of engineering, technology and mission assurance at Raytheon, has been selected to join the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers fellowship program. The IEEE Fellow committee recognized Russell’s work on projects to develop radio frequency and microwave technologies for national security and defense applications, Raytheon said …

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IEEE Slammed with Network Intrusion

The Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers suffered a data breach last year that compromised credit card information of more than 800 people who registered for an IEEE conference, Network World reported. IEEE has notified affected individuals about the breach that took place around Nov. 17, 2010, and resulted in …

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