The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command has awarded BAE Systems a two-year contract to provide hardware, software, and systems integration support for the Battlespace Command and Control Center. The initial award is valued at $11.8 million with the total value of the two-year contract estimated at $23 million.
Director James B. Comey has named Richard Frankel special agent in charge (SAC) of the FBI’s Newark Division. Frankel most recently served as SAC of the Criminal Division in the New York Field Office.
Technical communicators, tools vendors, consultants, and even client organizations and end users all feel the rapid changes coming to content preparation, delivery and consumption. To better understand these changes over time Data Conversion Laboratory (DCL) and The Center for Information-Development Management (CIDM) are now conducting their third annual survey of practitioners, Following the Trends -- Is Your Content Ready?, which is open now until March 16, 2015.
Phoenix, AZ-based BeyondTrust, the global cyber security company dedicated to proactively eliminating data breaches from insider privilege abuse and external hacking attacks, has announced that the newest versions of PowerBroker for Windows and PowerBroker Password Safe have the ability to integrate to create an enhanced least privilege experience for IT staff and end users.
Belcamp, MD-based SafeNet Assured Technologies, a U.S. based provider of government high assurance data security solutions, has announced its formal company launch. SafeNet Assured Technologies’ mission is to provide high assurance data security products and technologies to defense, intelligence, and civilian agencies across the Federal Government.
In the wake of the latest data breach news and the fact that the personal records of more than 85 million people were exposed in 2014 alone, LifeLock has released a new identity theft risk calculator to help consumers assess their risk and adjust their behavior accordingly. The calculator asks consumers questions ranging from their habits related to changing their online passwords to whether they take steps to safeguard their postal mail.
Following a four-week trial, A California man was found guilty Wednesday in New York on all seven counts in connection with his operation and ownership of Silk Road, a hidden website designed to enable its users to buy and sell illegal drugs and other unlawful goods and services anonymously and beyond the reach of law enforcement. The trial caps an extensive probe by multiple local, state, federal and international law enforcement agencies including U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
On the globally recognized Safer Internet Day, the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and CA Technologies are joining forces to host a free webinar on Tuesday, February 10 at 4 p.m. EST, focused on new strategies in teaching online safety.
Secure cloud provider FireHost has announced it will be teaming with Dell Services to deliver secure, fully managed private cloud services to meet customers’ needs for secure, compliant private cloud environments.
HID Global completes consolidation at its Austin, TX, world headquarters and North American operations center
Austin, TX-based HID Global, a worldwide provider of secure identity solutions, has announced it has completed the consolidation of its world headquarters and North American Operations Center. The company has also achieved recognition by three organizations for successfully implementing some of the industry’s most stringent sustainability guidelines in the design, construction and operation of its 250,000 square feet of manufacturing, office and warehouse space.