Tag Archives: LANL

Triad National Security Gets NNSA’s Green Light for Los Alamos Lab Mgmt Transition

Triad National Security has received a notice to proceed from the Energy Department’s National Nuclear Security Administration to begin transition efforts for the management and operation of the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. The company said Monday it will officially assume operation and management responsibilities at the national lab …

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Centerra to Provide Protective Force Staff for Los Alamos National Lab

Facility management services contractor Centerra Group has received a potential five-year contract from Los Alamos National Security to provide security police personnel and other protective force services support for Los Alamos National Laboratory in Santa Fe, New Mexico. LANS awarded the contract through a competitive acquisition process, Centerra said Tuesday. …

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Ernst & Young to Offer LANL’s Behavioral Cyber Tools in Commercial Market

Ernst & Young and the Los Alamos National Laboratory have entered into a strategic alliance to bring the lab’s behavioral cybersecurity tools to the commercial marketplace amid a growing sophistication of attacks. “Defensive cybersecurity is an area that requires strong public-private partnerships to shift the balance,” Duncan McBranch, chief technology officer at LANL, …

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Charlie McMillan: DOE Awards Los Alamos Nat’l Lab Employee Safety Efforts

The Energy Department has given Los Alamos National Laboratory the “Star” status under the Voluntary Protection Program, which evaluates DOE contractor measures in employee health and safety. LANL said Wednesday the department also named Bethany Rich, former head of the lab’s VPP Program Office, as a DOE-VPP Champion nominee for her contributions to the program. “Hazards are part …

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Los Alamos Lab Uses Quantum Physics for Mobile Security

Through quantum cryptography, researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers have invented a new system to secure large transfers of information between mobile devices. LANL recently released information about the QKarD, a miniature transmitter which generates random cryptographic keys to encode and decode information. LANL says the QKarD uses the …

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