Tag Archives: National Security Agency

Harris Corporation’s Tactical Radio Receives NSA Certification

Photo: Sheldon Fox, Harris Corporation Harris Corporation’s small lightweight and embeddable radio has received Type 1 certification from the National Security Agency. The Harris Small Secure Data Link provides embedded encryption capabilities in a single-channel, multiband, multimission radio. “We are honored to be able to bring this new capability to …

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NSA Certifies General Dynamics C4 Systems Encryptor

The National Security Agency has certified General Dynamics C4 Systems‘ KG-530 SONET OC-768C in-line network encryptor to secure information classified to the Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information level and below. The KG-530 significantly reduces network delay or latency commonly experienced when working with large quantities of classified information. The encryptor secures …

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TASC VP Named among Maryland's Top 100 Women

TASC Vice President of Business Development Rosemary Budd has been named one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women for her professional accomplishments, community leadership and mentoring. “Rosemary exemplifies what the people of TASC strive to be: talented professionals who are passionate about the mission of their customers and leaders who seek …

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DISA Moves HQ to Fort Meade

With 1,300 members of its workforce already relocated, the Defense Information Systems Agency has moved its headquarters from Arlington, Va.,  to Fort Meade, Md., which also houses the National Security Agency, according to The Washington Post. DISA Director Lt. Gen. Carroll F. Pollett said last week 600 more employees would …

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Work Begins on $1.2 Billion NSA Spy Center

Officials have marked the start of construction on a $1.2 billion National Security Agency cybersecurity center at a Utah National Guard camp near Salt Lake City, according to The Associated Press. The building will be built on 200 acres at Camp Williams, south of Salt Lake City, and will help …

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Navy Intel Chief: Next Decade Will See Focus on Nonkinetic Info Capabilities

“Information as warfare” demands operational commanders to employ intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance to dominate the information realm even as they direct combat actions, according to the Navy’s senior intelligence officer. Vice Adm. David J. “Jack” Dorsett, the director of naval intelligence and deputy chief of naval operations for information dominance, …

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iPad Hype Gives GovCon Firms New Opportunities

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The iPad undoubtedly became one of the most-hyped products of last year, with a seemingly never-ending popularity. When legions of government employees embrace what some have dubbed the new BlackBerry for federal workers, government contractors specializing in computer and mobile security have found  themselves increasingly busy with developing new applications …

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DHS: Cyber Warriors Will Respect Civil Rights

The Department of Homeland Security will protect Americans’ civil liberties and privacy while it teams up with the military to protect the nation’s computer networks, a senior homeland security official said. An agreement with the military announced two weeks ago “in no way changes our respective departments’ promises to protect …

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Cyber Debate Finds No Exaggeration in Threat of Cyber War

During a moderated debate held at the Newseum earlier this week, cyber heavy weights came together to discuss whether or not the threat of cyber war has been exaggerated. The debate featured Mike McConnell, former DNI and currently serving at Booz Allen, Bruce Schneier, a security technologist, Marc Rotenberg, executive …

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