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Pentagon Handing Cyber Defense Program to DHS

The Department of Homeland Security is now poised to lead a Pentagon cyber defense project, according to a DHS privacy notice issued Friday. The pilot program was launched to test the effects of sharing classified information with defense contractors and their communications providers. Through the pilot, National Security Agency data …

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NASA Names Aerospace Veteran Mason Peck Chief Technologist

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has named Cornell University Professor Mason Peck to be the agency’s chief technologist, effective in January. Peck will be both the agency’s principal adviser and main advocate on matters of technology policy and programs. Peck will also help coordinate the agency’s technology investments. As an engineer …

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Gates Wants ‘Better Protections for both .Gov and .Com’

Speaking at a meeting of The Wall Street Journal CEO Council, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said the recent partnership between the Department of Homeland Security, a civilian agency, and the Defense Department’s National Security Agency would lead to better Internet security. Gates said his hope is that the partnership, …

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Sebelius to Testify about Bioterror Threat

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will testify before the Senate Appropriations health subcommittee this week about the nation’s preparations for a bioterror attack, The Hill reports. Sebelius’ testimony is “part of a larger examination by the Senate Appropriations health subcommittee… into HHS’ strategy for developing treatments to tackle …

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