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U.S. Government Issues New Classified Information Protection Policy
2011-10-09 05:10:15

In the aftermath of WikiLeaks' release of classified documents, the U.S. Defense Department announced on Friday that President Barack Obama had issued an executive order that will beef up the government's computer security procedures to prevent future breaches. According to a report posted to the Defense Department website and written by Donna Miles of American Forces Press Service, the executive order will establish "a framework for enhancing national security through responsible sharing...

2011-07-25 09:00:00

FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) completed its previously announced purchase of Fortress Technologies, Inc. on July 22, 2011. Fortress Technologies is a provider of secure wireless networking equipment for the U.S. military and other government customers. The value of the cash transaction, which is expected to be accretive to General Dynamics' earnings beginning in 2012, has not been disclosed. Fortress Technologies produces a portfolio of mesh...

2011-07-22 00:01:01

Data Devices International announces the introduction of the "3 IN 1" Top Security Paper, DVD, and CD Shredder with Automatic Oiler. The machine offers Level 6 Security in a compact, rugged steel cabinet design to shred all "Top Secret" government classified documents and discs. The dual shredder design combines the latest electromechanical technology to destroy every kind of U.S. Government classified records to the smallest possible particle size for complete security. An easy-to-use LED...

2011-07-06 13:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a task order to provide enterprise communication services under the Defense Intelligence Agency's (DIA) Solutions for the Information Technology Enterprise (SITE) contract. The task order has a value of $178 million for five years if all options are exercised. Through the contract, General Dynamics will support enterprise data, voice and video...

2011-06-16 10:30:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems is delivering 300 rugged Sectera® Edge(TM) Smartphones to the U.S. Air Force. For use by senior leadership at the air staff and major command levels, the Smartphones are part of a broader Air Force plan to integrate Secure Mobile Environment - Portable Electronic Devices (SME-PED) like the Sectera Edge into its consolidated enterprise network. General Dynamics C4 Systems is a business unit of...

2011-06-14 09:00:00

FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Fortress Technologies, Inc., a provider of secure wireless networking equipment for the U.S. military and other government customers. The value of the cash transaction, which is expected to be accretive to General Dynamics' earnings beginning in 2012, has not been disclosed. The acquisition has been approved by the boards of directors of...

2011-05-11 10:40:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems announced today that the National Security Agency (NSA) has certified the KG-530 SONET OC-768C in-line network encryptor to secure information classified to the Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information level and below. For users, the KG-530 significantly reduces network delay, or latency, that is common when working with large quantities of classified information. The encryptor secures large image, data and...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.