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  • DOD wants to rebuild trust with the technology industry

    The U.S. Department of Defense must rebuild trust with Silicon Valley because it needs new technology partners to fight against cyberattacks, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said Thursday.

    Written by Grant Gross24 April 15 06:14
  • FCC moves toward 'historic' spectrum sharing plan

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has approved what some commissioners called a "historic" plan to allow private mobile broadband services to share spectrum with incumbent military users.

    Written by Grant Gross18 April 15 03:03
  • Atlas Unplugged: DARPA challenge robot gets major makeover

    The 6-foot, 2-in. tall humanoid robot that many teams in the finals of the DARPA Robotics Challenge will be using in June has gotten a major makeover. And the teams using it in the finals got their first look just last week.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin22 Jan. 15 22:23
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  • Chinese hackers master art of lying low

    China's remarkable success in infiltrating U.S. government, military and corporate networks in recent years shouldn't be seen as a sign that the country is gaining on the U.S. lead in cybertechnology, security experts say. They're just very persistent and very good at remaining undetected for long periods of time.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan20 May 13 10:14
  • 13 IT security myths debunked

    They're security myths, oft-repeated and generally accepted notions about IT security that ... simply aren't true. As we did a year ago, we've asked security professionals to share their favorite "security myths" with us. Here are 13 of them.

    Written by Ellen Messmer15 Feb. 13 23:19
  • How to Get a Grip on Data With 'Information Superiority'

    To make more efficient use of data and improve data protection, take a holistic approach to information governance-one that focuses attention on the most sensitive data while removing impediments to sharing.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud03 Jan. 13 17:43
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