Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 9/10/2014

Frank Jordano to Head Louis Berger’s New Power Generation, Distribution Arm

Sep 10, 2014 11:55 am

Frank Jordano has been named president of the newly-established Louis Berger Power LLC business. The new limited liability company will provide power generation and distribution services to emerging markets in Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific, Louis Berger said Monday
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Pentagon Issues Brain-Controlled UAV Research Grant

Sep 10, 2014 10:11 am

The University of Texas at San Antonio has received a $300,000 grant from the Defense Department to conduct a study on brain-controlled unmanned aerial vehicles. UTSA’s unmanned systems laboratory will work to find out how to operate small UAVs for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations of the military by using brain signals, UTSA said Thursday
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Study: Demand for Military Electro-Optical IR Tech to Increase Over Next Decade

Sep 10, 2014 09:02 am

An ASDReports.com report estimates the market value for military electro-optical and infrared systems stands at about $8.38 billion and would continue to grow for the next 10 years. The business intelligence firm said Monday the sector could enjoy steady growth through 2024 due to the growing military applications of EO/IR technology…
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Ari Schwartz: Increasing Data Breaches Could Prompt Industry to Get Cyberinsurance

Sep 10, 2014 07:59 am

Ari Schwartz, cybersecurity director at the National Security Council, forecasts that insurance policies designed to protect organizations against losses from cyber attacks would be a necessity by 2020, Nextgov reported Monday
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Rep. Steny Hoyer: House Appropriators Working on Short-Term Govt Spending Fix

Sep 10, 2014 05:38 am

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) has said the chamber’s appropriators are considering a stopgap budget measure that would keep the government funded at current levels, Federal Times reported Tuesday
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