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NSA Approves Samsung Knox Devices for Classified Gov’t Networks

The National Security Agency has cleared Samsung Galaxy handsets that run a mobile security technology for government use in managing classified information. Knox-equipped Samsung Galaxy ...
Sen. Tom Carper

Sen. Tom Carper: Lawmakers to Debate DHS’ Security Role in FISMA Reform Push

Sen. Tom Carper Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, says his collaboration with ranking member Sen. Tom Coburn ...
Robert-Braun

Robert Braun: NASA to Use Falcon 9 Rocket Thermal Images for Retro-Propulsion

Robert Braun NASA has gathered thermal images of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket as it descended to Earth and plans to use the engineering data for future Mars exploration efforts. NASA’s ...
Andrew Marshall

Report: DoD Net Assessment Director Andrew Marshall Eyes January Retirement

Andrew Marshall Andrew Marshall, the 93-year-old director of the Defense Department‘s Office of Net Assessment, will retire in January following 41 years at the helm of DoD’s ...
Pentagon

Matthew Way: Army, JIEDDO Assess Commercial Systems During Culvert IED Detection Event

Twenty companies have demonstrated technologies that are built to detect improvised explosive devices at the U.S. military’s Culvert Denial Challenge event, Defense News reported ...
Barack Obama

President Obama Tells Gov’t Agencies to Bolster Payment Card Security

President Barack Obama has signed an executive order requiring agencies to adopt tools and measures designed to safeguard people doing business with the government against fraudulent ...
Michelle Lee

Michelle Lee to be Nominated as Commerce Undersecretary for IP, USPTO Director

Michelle Lee The Obama administration has named Michelle Lee, deputy undersecretary at the Commerce Department and deputy director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, as potential ...
healthcare system

Mark Byers: VA, Health Orgs Should Leverage Big Data for Proactive Healthcare

DSS President and CEO Mark Byers has called on healthcare organizations to facilitate the transformation of the field from reactive to proactive through new strategies and investments in ...
Sanjeev Bhagowalia

Sanjeev Bhagowalia is New Treasury Deputy Assistant Secretary, CIO

Sanjeev Bhagowalia Sanjeev Bhagowalia has joined the Treasury Department as deputy assistant secretary and chief information officer, Pacific Business News reported Friday. Duane Shimogawa ...
Gen. Joseph Dunford

Gen. Joseph Dunford Assumes Marine Corps Commandant Role

Gen. Joseph Dunford Gen. Joseph Dunford, the former International Security Assistance Force commander in Afghanistan, has taken a new role as the Marine Corps‘ commandant, DoD ...