Tag Archives: social networking

Former DARPA & Google Exec Regina Dugan to Lead New Facebook Group

Regina Dugan, formerly advanced technology and products team lead at Google, has joined Facebook to lead the social networking site’s future advanced products development group, Forbes reported Wednesday. Miguel Helft writes Dugan oversaw Google’s projects to develop modular smartphones, three-dimensional mapping devices and smart fabrics since 2012. She will lead Facebook’s …

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Report: Army Contracting Command Benefits from Social Medias

According to the Fort Leavenworth Lamp, the U.S. Army Contracting Command is embracing social media to help its public relations strategy. Hundreds of millions of people use social networking sites including Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.  “Statistically, social networking sites are where people spend most of their online time,” said Art Forster, …

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Agencies Hopping on Google Plus Bandwagon

NASA led the way in joining Google Plus, and now more federal agencies are quickly following. The U.S. Navy, the U.S. Marine Corps, and the National Nuclear Security Administration, among other agencies, have now joined Google’s social network, according to a report from Information Week. Originally only made available to …

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NASA First Agency to Join Google Plus

Once selected as the most innovative federal agency by the Partnership for Public Service, NASA is on the forefront yet again as it is apparently the first agency to join Google Plus. The space agency’s Google Plus page went live Monday, the same day Google began to open its social …

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Google+: 10 Million Users in Two Weeks

Google Chief Executive Officer Larry Page announced yesterday Google+ has reached more than 10 million users in its initial trial weeks. While the platform has already made its presence known within the social networking community,  Page believes it’s only just the beginning. “We have made a good start, but we …

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DISA Adds Social Networking to Forge.mil

The Defense Information Systems Agency has added a new element to its Forge.mil family of services: social networking. Forge.mil Community will help users connect, collaborate, share information and manage content, as well as provide a more holistic view of Forge.mil activities, the agency said in a release. “We knew the …

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Survey: Security Pros 'Stretched Thin' Due to Higher Tech Adoption

The growing number of technologies implemented by businesses is posing a challenge to information security executives and their staffs, potentially jeopardizing the security of government agencies, corporations and consumers worldwide over the next several years, according to a new study. Conducted by consulting firm Frost & Sullivan, the 2011 (ISC)2 …

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Report: Passwords Are, Like, So Not Cool

Gone are the days of teens keeping their diaries under lock and key: Now, their deepest, darkest thoughts are for the world to see, according to new findings indicating that less than half of 18-25-year-olds across the United States, UK and Australia use passwords to protect their laptops and mobile …

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Report: Cyber-Crime Victims Often Blame Themselves

A Symantec report has found that a majority of cyber-crime victims blame themselves for the web attack, experiencing a sense of powerlessness and lack of justice. More than 7,000 adults from 14 countries took part in research for the Norton Cybercrime Report: The Human Impact, which revealed that nearly 65 …

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