Posts from GovConDaily for 09/05/2014

Unisys’ Francis Ofungwu: Data Discovery, Monitoring Are Protection ‘Building Blocks’

Sep 05, 2014 01:24 pm

All network security strategies are centered on protecting sensitive data and the success of such a measure relies on organizations’ understanding of both internal and external interactions with the data, according to Francis Ofungwu of Unisys…
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Jeff Barr: AWS Grows GovCloud Virtual Machine Portfolio

Sep 05, 2014 12:37 pm

Amazon Web Services has expanded its instance offerings for an AWS platform designed to help U.S. government customers process sensitive workloads in cloud environment. Jeff Barr, AWS chief evangelist, writes Thursday the company added five more EC2 virtual machine types hosted on the AWS GovCloud (US) system…
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Dave DeYoung: Boeing, Army Test High Energy Laser Demonstrator in ‘Challenging’ Weather

Sep 05, 2014 12:31 pm

Boeing and the U.S. Army have tested a company-built laser system to evaluate how the technology targets aerial objects through rough conditions. The High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator used an Oshkosh-vehicle-installed laser to destroy targets during the demonstration at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, Boeing said Thursday
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Chuck Hagel: DoD Aims to Accelerate Military Innovation With New Acquisition Strategy

Sep 05, 2014 09:13 am

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel expects the Pentagon to invest more in prototyping and open systems architecture following the implementation of the department’s new Better Buying Power program, Defense News reported Wednesday
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