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Ultra Electronics, 3eTI announces full suite of cyber-secure solutions for industrial and critical military applications

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Rockville, MD-based Ultra Electronics, 3eTI, a cyber-technology company with products and systems that secure critical infrastructure and improve operational efficiency, has announced its newly enhanced CyberFence product suite that secures endpoints both within a local area network and those remotely connected via a wide area network.

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ViON to provide storage managed services to the United States Patent and Trademark Office

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Herndon, VA-based ViON Corporation, a provider of the design, delivery and maintenance of mission critical IT infrastructure solutions, has announced that it will provide storage managed services to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), under a contract that could extend the relationship between ViON and the USPTO for seven years. The USPTO contract has an estimated value of $139 million.

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IAEA to help West African countries diagnose Ebola

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The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will provide specialized diagnostic equipment to help Sierra Leone in its efforts to combat an ongoing Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano announced last week. Later, the support is planned to be extended to Liberia and Guinea.

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Dr. Robert Griffin named Deputy Under Secretary of DHS Science and Technology Directorate

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Dr. Robert Griffin 

Dr. Reginald Brothers, Department of Homeland Security Under Secretary for Science and Technology, has announced the appointment of Dr. Robert Griffin as the Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T) Deputy Under Secretary.

“Bob Griffin brings a unique mix of more than two decades of experience in emergency response and emergency management leadership, and academic grounding,” Under Secretary Brothers said. “It is that experience and insight that I rely on, and why I chose him as my Deputy.”

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ICE launches redesigned website optimized for multiple platforms

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The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has launched a redesigned official website, www.ICE.gov, that is optimized for desktop computers, as well as mobile and tablet devices. It features a fresh look and feel and reorganized content.

“When redesigning the site, we focused on our users -- how they navigate through content and what information they look for,” said Pedro Ribeiro, assistant director of ICE’s Office of Public Affairs. “We then took that information and applied it to the site organization.”

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Innovation and transformation strategies advisory service arms government IT with insight needed for disruptive IT age

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cyber_security

Framingham, MA-based IDC Government Insights has launched the U.S. Digital Government Innovation and Transformation (DGIT) Strategies advisory service, designed to inform and support Federal government executives by identifying technology trends and disruptive technologies, innovative new programs based upon these technologies, and the successful deployment of technology in the context of policy and organizational challenges.

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LexisNexis satisfies requirements for identity proofing at national institute of standards

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Atlanta, GA-based LexisNexis Risk Solutions has announced the company has been certified by the U.S. government-approved Trust Framework Provider, SAFE-BioPharma Association. This certification means that identity credentials can be trusted and used at known levels of assurance by U.S. federal agencies, such as the Department of Veterans Affairs, National Institutes of Health and Food and Drug Administration.

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Eric Birnbaum named Special Agent in Charge of the San Diego division

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Director James B. Comey has named Eric S. Birnbaum special agent in charge (SAC) of the San Diego division. Birnbaum most recently served as SAC of the Administrative Division in the Los Angeles Field Office.

Birnbaum began his career as a special agent with the FBI in 1988. He first reported to the Washington Field Office, where he investigated white-collar and violent crime. In 1992, he was promoted to firearms examiner in the FBI Laboratory and managed an initiative that used a computer imaging technology to link evidence from serial shooting crimes.

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Educational opportunities for security professionals

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John Convy

With security awareness, threat assessment, and risk analysis extending into new areas like international traveler health screening, vigilance at the doors of elementary schools, and intensified subway passenger safety, it’s important for government security professionals everywhere to keep their knowledge and credentials continuously up-to-date.

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CNL Software appoints Colin Gallick as non-executive main board director

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it_security

CNL Software, a provider of physical security information management (PSIM) software, has announced the appointment of Colin Gallick as a non-executive main board director. Gallick will work closely with the board to achieve its growth ambitions; he brings more than 30 years of “C” level sales, marketing and general management experience within the software industry.

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