Air Force goes after cyber deception technology

Air Force goes after cyber deception technology

The Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) tapped into that notion today as it awarded a $750,000 grant to security systems developer Galios to develop a cyber deception system that will “dramatically reduce the capabilities of an attacker...

01/19/17

DARPA wants to simulate how social media spreads info like wildfire

DARPA wants to simulate how social media spreads info like wildfire

The goal of the program -- Computational Simulation of Online Social Behavior (SocialSim) is to develop what the agency calls “innovative technologies for high-fidelity computational simulation of online social behavior. SocialSim...

01/18/17

DARPA developing secure data sharing wireless technology

DARPA developing secure data sharing wireless technology

The agency’s Secure Handhelds on Assured Resilient networks at the tactical Edge (SHARE) program will “secure tactical mobile handheld devices to support distributed multilevel information sharing without the need for reaching back to...

01/11/17

FTC takes D-Link to court citing lax product security, privacy perils

FTC takes D-Link to court citing lax product security, privacy perils

The Federal Trade Commission has filed a complaint against network equipment vendor D-Link saying inadequate security in the company’s wireless routers and Internet cameras left consumers open to o hackers and privacy violations.

01/05/17

Cisco extends Ericsson partnership with WiFi package

Cisco extends Ericsson partnership with WiFi package

Looking to offer more complete network services offerings, Cisco and Ericsson have broadened their 14-month old partnership to include new wireless offerings. Specifically, the companies will offer a new service package called...

01/05/17

Cisco talks 2017 SD-WAN predictions

Cisco talks 2017 SD-WAN predictions

In December Gartner wrote that spending on SD-WAN products will rise from $129 million in 2016 to $1.24 billion in 2020. “While WAN architectures and technologies tend to evolve at a very slow pace — perhaps a new generation every 10...

01/03/17

Cisco execs foretell key 2017 enterprise networking trends

Cisco execs foretell key 2017 enterprise networking trends

Interesting posts this week from a few Cisco executives taking a look forward into what should be a very interesting networking world in 2017. +More on Network World: 5 enterprise technologies that will shake things up in...

12/19/16

The new rulers of the cybersecurity realm: Automation, Analytics Artificial Intelligence

The new rulers of the cybersecurity realm: Automation, Analytics Artificial Intelligence

So what technologies are going to change this scenario back in favor of IT? The new security AAA: Automation, analytics and artificial intelligence say proponents. When it comes to automation, security platforms will devise and...

12/19/16

U.S. DOT advances mandate for vehicle-to-vehicle communications technology

U.S. DOT advances mandate for vehicle-to-vehicle communications technology

Looking to put a high-tech solution to a deadly problem the U.S. Department of Transportation has issued a proposed rule to standardize the development and implementation of vehicle communications technologies in cars and trucks. The...

12/13/16

Cisco Talos: Zeus spawn “Floki bot” malware gaining use, cyber-underworld notoriety

Cisco Talos: Zeus spawn “Floki bot” malware gaining use, cyber-underworld notoriety

“[Floki bot] is based on the same codebase that was used by the infamous Zeus trojan, the source code of which was leaked in 2011. Rather than simply copying the features that were present within the Zeus trojan ‘as-is’, Floki Bot...

12/08/16

Cisco whacks its Secure Access Control System

Cisco whacks its Secure Access Control System

Cisco this week this week announced the death of its Secure Access Control System – a package customers use to manage access to network resources.

12/07/16

DARPA gamification plan to get deep-thinkers, game-changers to collaborate

DARPA gamification plan to get deep-thinkers, game-changers to collaborate

The agency is proposing an online community known as Gamifying the Search for Strategic Surprise (GS3) that would “apply a unique combination of online game and social media technologies and techniques to engage a large number of...

12/01/16

DARPA building space consortium to set standards for safe robotic maneuvers

DARPA building space consortium to set standards for safe robotic maneuvers

Specifically, DARPA said it wants to create the Consortium for Execution of Rendezvous and Servicing Operations or CONFERS that looks to establish a forum that would use best practices from government and industry to research, develop...

11/29/16

Teeny sensor system lets you effectively monitor electricity usage

Getting a handle on electricity use in the data center, home or even Navy ships at sea is no easy task, but a system under development by engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Office of Naval Research aims to...

11/28/16

Spaceflight training jets, balloons create challenges for FAA

Spaceflight training jets, balloons create challenges for FAA

As the commercial space flight industry grows, the need for proper training and certification of support personnel and aircraft – which can include all manner of high-performance jets, balloons and hybrid jet/rocket systems – is going...

11/28/16

Virgin Galactic, start-up Boom tout supersonic passenger jet

Virgin Galactic, start-up Boom tout supersonic passenger jet

Boom this week showed off its XB-1 Supersonic Demonstrator, or Baby Boom, a subscale prototype of what is to be the Boom supersonic passenger airliner which Boom says will be “the world’s first independently developed supersonic jet...

11/18/16

TSA: Keep grandma’s gravy at home but the turducken can fly

TSA: Keep grandma’s gravy at home but the turducken can fly

From the TSA: “Gravy is sadly prohibited from carry-on bags unless you pack it in accordance with our liquid polices mentioned above. You can also pack it in your checked baggage.”

11/17/16

IBM: Many companies still ill-prepared for cyber attacks

IBM: Many companies still ill-prepared for cyber attacks

A study out this week conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Resilient an IBM company said that 66% of the 2,400 security and IT professionals they interviewed said their organization is not prepared to recover from...

11/16/16

Planetary scientists push for unique asteroid deflection mission

Planetary scientists push for unique asteroid deflection mission

Proponents are trying to garner worldwide support for the mission pointing to the European Space Administration ministerial conference in Luzern next month where the decision will be made whether or not to fund the ESA’s Asteroid...

11/15/16

IBM package brings Watson smarts to everything IoT

IBM package brings Watson smarts to everything IoT

IBM says the platform, called Project Intu lets Project Intu offers developers easily build cognitive or basically machine learning skills into a wide variety of operating systems – from Raspberry PI to MacOS, Windows to Linux...

11/09/16

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