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L-3 Security & Detection Systems (L-3 SDS) has announced that its MV3D explosives detection system (EDS) has been certified by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The MV3D incorporates a stationary gantry design and a large rectangular tunnel for high system availability, maximum throughput and cost-effective operation. The system is now both TSA- and EU Standard 3-approved.
Director James B. Comey has named John S. Adams the special agent in charge of the FBI’s Norfolk Division. Adams most recently served as deputy assistant director of the Counterterrorism Division (CTD) and led the strategic operations and intelligence analysis branch at FBI Headquarters (FBIHQ).
Drone World Expo is excited to announce that the development of the 2015 conference program is underway. The event is accepting session submissions from speakers with exciting ideas that will inspire, surprise and inform buyers of companies who are looking for commercial applications of drones in such industries as photography, videography, precision agriculture, security and public safety, mapping and surveying, inspections, research and conservation, resource extraction, communications, parcel delivery and more.
Cybergy Holdings and RazorThreat ink joint marketing and licensing agreement for cybersecurity software
Englewood, CO-based Cybergy Holdings, Inc., a provider of cybersecurity, smart grid technologies and renewable energy, is pleased to announce a joint marketing and licensing agreement with RazorThreat to market and support a specialty cybersecurity technology for detecting unknown cyberattacks. This technology allows Cybergy to provide the highest level of protection to its customer base and helps companies take control of their network activity to protect high value information and critical digital assets.
Cyphort, a provider of Advanced Threat Defense (ATD) solutions, has announced it has hired Denise Hayman as vice president of worldwide sales. Hayman is a seasoned sales executive with more than 25 years of experience with technology companies. She will be responsible for leading the company’s sales team as Cyphort continues to expand into new markets and grow its customer base.
Schaumburg, IL-based Motorola Solutions was invited by the White House to participate in the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA.
The White House has issued a Presidential Memorandum to promote economic competitiveness and innovation while safeguarding privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties in the domestic use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).
NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) lifted off from Cape Canaveral, FL, at 6:03 p.m. EST on its way to an orbit one million miles from Earth. DSCOVR will give NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) forecasters more reliable measurements of solar wind conditions, improving its ability to monitor potentially harmful solar activity, the agency says.
NAFCU President & CEO Dan Berger to attend White House summit on cybersecurity & consumer protection
National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) President and CEO Dan Berger will attend President Barack Obama’s White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford University on Friday, Feb. 13.
Ahead of White House summit at Stanford, ISACA CEO underscores need for cybersecurity collaboration and workforce development
ISACA CEO Matt Loeb, who is attending the White House Summit for Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection on Friday at Stanford University, has underscored the need for public and private collaboration to prevent, detect and respond to sophisticated cyber threats. ISACA, a global association of 115,000 information and cybersecurity professionals, recently conducted a survey in which 83% of respondents said cyberattacks are one of the top three threats facing organizations, but only 38% feel prepared.