Technology

Air Force Builds Web Tool for Drone Data Exchanges

A group of intelligence personnel with the U.S. Air Force has secured the Military Achievement Award from the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation for the development of a Web-based application designed to facilitate data sharing between unmanned aerial vehicles. The Surveillance Intelligence Reconnaissance Information System is designed to help pilots, firefighters and intelligence …

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Cyber Guard Exercise Seeks to Prepare Gov’t, Industry For Cyber Attacks; Kevin Lunday Comments

The FBI, the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Cyber Command held a three-week exercise in Suffolk, Virginia to train and help military, government and industry institutions protect data infrastructure from potential cyber attacks. At least 1,000 computer network operators and cybersecurity professionals from military branches, government agencies, enterprises, …

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NIST Proposes Smart Card, Email Security Strategies

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is seeking public comments on two agency-proposed cyber frameworks to help businesses secure emails and mobile-based personal identity verification credentials. The NIST-run National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence wants to add the new cybersecurity building blocks to the center’s multi-industry use cases, the agency …

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