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Sens. Orrin Hatch, Tom Carper Intro Bill to Require IG Reports on Federal Computer Network Security

Sens. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Tom Carper (D-Del.) have proposed a bill that mandates regular reports on security of federal government computer networks in an effort to prevent data breaches among government agencies. The Federal Computer Security Act of 2015 will require inspectors general of federal agencies to submit reports to the Government Accountability …

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Army Updates Cryptographic Systems; James Hayden Comments

The U.S. Army has started to upgrade its cryptographic equipment in an effort to improve the way it safeguards tactical network-based data. The military branch’s move to update the technology is part of its $283 million Army-Wide Cryptographic Network Standardization program that began in 2012, the Army said June 17. The updates involve the use …

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FAA Deploys NASA-Developed Air Traffic Mgmt Tool; Edward Bolton Comments

The Federal Aviation Administration has started to deploy a NASA-developed tool for air traffic controllers to manage the national airspace. Air traffic controllers will use the tool handle airspace that spans five miles from an airport and 35 miles beyond through the use of the Terminal Sequencing and Spacing software, NASA said Tuesday. …

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Terry Halvorsen: Silicon Valley Could Help Address Joint Security Stacks Software Issue

Terry Halvorsen, Defense Department chief information officer, has expressed concerns he has over software components of the military’s Joint Regional Security Stacks, FCW reported Tuesday. Halvorsen told an AFCEA conference that Silicon Valley companies have security tools that could help address his concerns over JRSS software DoD wants to help users view …

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