Tag Archives: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

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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National Strategic Research Institute to Conduct Cyber Defense Study for Stratcom

The University of Nebraska’s National Strategic Research Institute has received a contract from the U.S. Strategic Command to perform cyber defense research alongside researchers from Iowa State University and cybersecurity industry consultants. NSRI said Wednesday the research team will use multiple data sources to discover threats and potential vulnerabilities that adversaries might …

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Grace Hopper, Newt Minow Among Latest Medal of Freedom Recipients

Grace Hopper, former U.S. Navy admiral and a computer pioneer, and Newt Minow, former Federal Communications Commission chairman, have been awarded the final Medals of Freedom for President Barack Obama’s term in office. Hopper previously held roles with the U.S. Naval Reserve, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, …

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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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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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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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Executive Profile: Edward J. Zoiss, Harris Corp. VP of Advanced Programs and Technology

Edward J. (Ed) Zoiss is vice president of Advanced Programs and Technology for the Government Communications Systems Division of Harris Corp. Mr. Zoiss directly supports the operational business areas and is responsible for business development, new business training, and marketing, as well as internal research and development. AP&T’s prime focus …

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Executive Profile: Joseph Leonelli, Raytheon VP of Strategic Initiatives, Applied Signal Technology

Joseph Leonelli is currently the vice president of strategic initiatives at Raytheon’s Applied Signal Technology. In this role, Leonelli leads the corporate strategy for new business growth, marketing and communications. Previous to this, Leonelli served as vice president of the company’s intelligence and electronic warfare systems division following the consolidation …

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