Tag Archives: Los Alamos National Laboratory

Penguin Computing to Produce High-Performance Computers for Nat’l Labs; Doug Wade Comments

Penguin Computing has been awarded a $39 million contract to produce high-performance computing systems for use in stockpile stewardship tasks at the Los Alamos, Sandia and Lawrence Livermore national laboratories. Lawrence Livermore picked Penguin Computing to provide more than 7 Petaflops of computing as part of the National Nuclear Security Administration‘s …

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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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LLNL-Whitewood Team to Commercialize Quantum Data Encryption Tool; Duncan McBranch, John Serafini Comment

Los Alamos National Laboratory has agreed to a deal with Allied Minds subsidiary Whitewood Encryption Systems to commercialize the laboratory’s quantum-based data encryption technology. The compact random-number-generation tool works to generate cryptographic keys based on the random polarization state of photons for high data rate encryption, Los Alamos National Laboratory said Tuesday. “Quantum systems represent the best …

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Bechtel-Managed National Laboratories Win 6 R&D 100 Awards; Craig Albert Comments

Bechtel‘s research partners from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory have received multiple 2014 R&D 100 Awards from R&D Magazine for their national security, energy and health technology inventions. The awards recognize the year’s top 100 scientific and engineering technology products or inventions that also have commercial potential, Bechtel said …

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Craig Albert: Bechtel to Fund Cyber Defense Training Initiative at 2 Nat’l Labs

Bechtel has launched a recruitment and training program to help early-career information technology professionals learn to secure cyber infrastructures. The company said Monday that it will collaborate with the Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos National Laboratories to support multi-year employment for young cyber experts. “When you combine the resources and …

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Bechtel National Security Sites Win 13 NNSA Sustainability Awards; Craig Albert Comments

Three national security sites managed by Bechtel have won a total of 13 sustainability awards from the National Nuclear Security Administration. The National Nuclear Security Administration Sustainability Awards for 2013 recognizes programs that advance sustainability and increase energy, water, vehicle efficiency and reduce greenhouse gases, pollution and waste, Bechtel announced …

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DataDirect Networks Tech Picked for Los Alamos Lab Project; Jeff Denworth Comments

DataDirect Networks has been chosen to provide data storage and file system platforms for a collaborative scientific project at Los Alamos National Laboratory. DDN will assist LANL’s institutional computing initiative by providing computing systems for the lab’s scientists and engineers around the world for activities such as multidisciplinary program simulations, DDN …

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