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Waterloo, Ontario, July 22 – BlackBerry Limited, a global leader in secure mobile communications, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AtHoc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
PALMDALE, Calif., July 20, 2015 - Northrop Grumman Corporation, demonstrated in recent test flights that the U.S. Air Force's Open Mission Systems (OMS) architecture standards can be successfully integrated across multiple systems and platforms. These flights have paved the way for new capabilities to be integrated rapidly and affordably across advanced manned and unmanned aircraft.
By Steve Bittenbender
Primed by its $9 billion purchase of Sikorsky Aircraft from United Technologies Corp., Lockheed Martin announced Monday it also would begin a strategic review of its information technology solutions offerings, saying it could break off the part of the company that handles IT for the civilian government sectors.
Avwatch MANET surveillance solution allows law enforcement air and ground vehicles to view capture of felon from 40 miles away
Plymouth, MA, Issued July 17, 2015… Avwatch, Inc.’s (www.avwatch.us) proven network communications technology, which has supported the efforts of firefighters in the West for the past six years, was recently deployed by a Western state law enforcement agency, allowing law enforcement officials to view, remotely and in real-time, the capture of a felon from as far as 40 miles away.
NEW YORK, July 20, 2015 - Varonis Systems, Inc., a leading provider of software solutions for unstructured, human-generated enterprise data, today announced that it has been added to the U.S.
Teaneck, NJ, July 14 – Multi-factor authentication – a security protection required by US government standards – could have prevented the recent Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) security breaches that have exposed the personal information of millions of citizens to hackers, spies and cyber-criminals. The Federal government has been encouraging its agencies to use multi-factor authentication since November 2009, when it published the FICAM (Federal Identity and Access Management) Roadmap and Implementation Guidance.
By Austin Martin
If you’ve ever wondered whether or not the Army is just like World of Warcraft, the answer is: kinda. It turns out that all branches of the military are experimenting with some special form of LMS or virtual training – with ever-increasing complexity and capabilities.
Here are just a few examples:
Seattle, WA, July 15 – IOActive, Inc., the worldwide provider of research-driven security services, has announced that it has become a member of the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT).
IOActive will be instrumental in helping the ICIT strengthen its advisory services in areas related to Smart Cities, including cyber security around Internet of Things (IoT), including vehicles, smart grids, and devices.
Kanguru adds new FIPS 140-2, USB 3.0 secure flash drives to Defender Portfolio for exceptional data security
Millis, MA, July 15 – Kanguru announces the addition of new SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology to its Defender secure flash drives, providing unsurpassed security and convenience for data.