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More Details Revealed About NSA Surveillance Programs
2013-08-21 17:52:11

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The depth to which the National Security Agency probes Internet activity such as emails and phone calls made over Voice Over IP (VoIP) lines is more than previously known. New reports uncovered by the Wall Street Journal reveal some of the NSA's activities. Surveillance put in place by the NSA has the ability to reach up to 75 percent of all US Internet traffic. Yet the agency has limited legal authority to spy on US citizens without...

2013-08-07 08:21:30

Security Cleared Professionals Brace for Fallout, Delays in Clearance Process NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The defense community is united in the case of Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor now facing U.S. espionage charges. According to a new survey conducted by ClearanceJobs.com, the leading online career network for professionals with an active federal security clearance, 75 percent of security cleared professionals believe Mr. Snowden's...

2013-07-29 12:20:50

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] announced that Rob Weiss has been selected executive vice president and general manager of Aeronautics Advanced Development Programs (ADP), also known as the Skunk Works(®). "Our business environment is changing, and this leadership realignment is an important example of how we are taking action to better position ADP and Aeronautics to support our customers and to drive organic growth," said Orlando...

Data-Mining Leak Damages Irresponsible And Irreversible, Says NSA Chief
2013-07-19 12:17:45

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The head of the National Security Agency said on Thursday that the damage from recently leaked information is both "irresponsible and irreversible." While addressing the Aspen Security Forum, NSA chief Keith Alexander also said that the leaks have given terrorist groups the intelligence community's "playbook." Alexander added that the NSA was secretive about its various programs due to national security and noted it was a necessity...

2013-07-02 23:21:23

Research shows that the current national security breach, experienced by leaks at the NSA could have been prevented with accurate background checks. Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Research shows that the current national security breach, experienced by leaks at the NSA could have been prevented with accurate background checks. This story was originally reported on 6/20/2013 by USA Today. This site makes no warranties or representations in connection therewith. According to...

2013-06-18 12:20:33

Proven in combat to provide soldiers with secure voice, data and Internet connectivity, WIN-T Increment 1 systems help the U.S. Army National Guard re-establish network communications among law enforcement, first responders and others 'on scene' following disasters. TAUNTON, Mass., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Dynamics C4 Systems-built Warfighter Information Network - Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 1 has a significantly expanded role with U.S. Army National Guard units....

2013-06-13 12:33:00

Internet security awareness training firm, KnowBe4, comments on the recently released Washington Post poll that portrays Americans "comfortable with the government's practice of surveillance programs." KnowBe4 conducts own poll of 1,300 IT professionals; results are opposite - "the problem is what they will do with the data later and collecting it is major invasion of privacy." TAMPA BAY, Fla., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- IT pro and former National Security Administration...

2013-05-30 12:31:13

MUMBAI, India, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rolta India Limited today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Rolta Middle East, has been awarded a multi-million dollar project by Oman's National Survey Authority (NSA). The project, which is the second phase of a multi-dimensional map production and workflow system, will result in a number of deliverables. These include enhanced workflow designs for improving map production, archival and distribution systems, in addition to the...

2013-05-13 12:21:53

General Dynamics Broadband delivers cost-effective, tested and proven network solutions for first responders working in Colorado and New York City. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Broadband (GD Broadband), a business area of General Dynamics C4 Systems, announced today that the company's eNodeB and Evolved Packet Core (EPC) products have successfully completed phase one and phase three of the long-term evolution (LTE) network tests at the Public...

2013-04-18 08:22:08

The cornerstone of the U.S. Army's network modernization plan, WIN-T, combined with the PRC-154 Rifleman and PRC-155 Manpack radios, delivers a secure information highway for soldiers wherever they deploy. TAUNTON, Mass., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Dynamics-built Warfighter Information Network - Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2 is now in the hands of soldiers with the U.S. Army's 4(th) Brigade Combat Team, 10(th) Mountain Division. The soldiers are training for their...