Tag Archives: National Security Agency

Belkin Gets NIAP Security Certification for KVM Switches

Belkin has obtained a security certification from the National Information Assurance Partnership for its portfolio of keyboard, video and mouse switches. The Playa Vista, Calif.-based company’s Secure KVM Switching platforms secured the Common Criteria accreditation through NIAP’s protection profile for Peripheral Sharing Switch Version 3.0, Belkin said Friday. NIAP, a National Security …

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Raytheon-Sponsored Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Kicks Off; David Wajsgras Comments

The Raytheon-sponsored 2016 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition for 2016 will start Monday in an initiative to educate and develop both current talent and future generations of cybersecurity workers. “Now more than ever before, the U.S. and countries around the world are connected by global information networks,” David Wajsgras, president of Raytheon’s intelligence, information and …

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Army Deploys Wireless Connection by HPE’s Aruba to Command Posts Worldwide

The U.S. Army has begun to field a wireless connection infrastructure developed by Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, to various command posts worldwide. Command Post Wi-Fi, an 802.11ac wireless infrastructure, is implemented at Army, Army National Guard and Army Reserve tactical units as part of the Army’s Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment …

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BAE Systems Taps PAR Technology for Naval Comms Facilities Operation

BAE Systems has awarded a PAR Technology subsidiary a 31-month, $12.9 million contract to aid in the operation and maintenance of various U.S. Navy communications facilities. PAR said Thursday Rome Research Corp. will support the command, control, telecommunications, computers and intelligence operations across the Pacific theater and Indian Ocean for the Defense Department, …

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NSA Issues 1st Open Procurement Notice for ‘Innovative Mission Capabilities’

The National Security Agency has issued a notice on FedBizOpps for small businesses to provide “innovative mission capabilities” in what would be the agency’s first open procurement effort, Nextgov reported Thursday. Aliya Sternstein writes interested companies will need to register for access to an NSA database called the Acquisition Resource …

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Harris’ Dennis Moran: DoD Needs ‘Holistic Plan’ for Faster Internet of Things Adoption

Dennis Moran, vice president of government business development at Harris Corp., has said the Defense Department should craft a “holistic plan” in order to facilitate the adoption of Internet-of-Things-based devices by warfighters. Moran, a retired U.S. Army major general, wrote in a C4ISR & Networks article published Tuesday that he …

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John Thomas Joins SOS International Board of Advisers; Julian Setian Comments

John Thomas, formerly executive vice president and chief strategy officer at Leidos, has joined SOS International’s board of advisers. He most recently oversaw Leidos’ corporate strategy, communications, mergers and acquisitions and government and legislative affairs, SOS International said Monday. Julian Setian, president and CEO of SOS International, said Thomas’ U.S. …

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Keith Alexander: IronNet Secures $32.5M in Funds for Cyber Defense Platform

IronNet Cybersecurity has obtained $32.5 million in a Trident Capital Cybersecurity-led funding round to further develop a platform designed to protect enterprises’ network infrastructures from potential cyber threats. IronNet’s cyber defense tool works to detect anomalous network patterns through the use of petabyte-scale analytics and behavioral models, IronNet said Sunday. …

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NSA Certifies ViaSat Chip-Based Security System; Jerry Goodwin Comments

ViaSat Inc. has received a National Security Agency certification for the company’s chip-based security system. The KOV-55 security-system-on-a-chip is designed to secure voice and data up to the top secret level for multifunctional information distribution system low-volume terminals that operate over a Link 16 network, ViaSat said Monday. “ViaSat’s programmable security-system-on-a-chip …

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Brian Neely on American Systems’ Ongoing Cloud Migration, His Dual CIO-CTO Hats

Brian Neely started his career at American Systems in 1996 for his first post-college position in industry and now holds the dual roles of chief information officer and chief technical officer at the employee-owned government services contractor. Neely oversees planning and management functions for the company’s technology and information management-related resources and has also …

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