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Terry Halvorsen, Frank Kendall: New Guidebook Aims to Help Integrate Cybersecurity into Acquisition

The Defense Department has released a new guidebook that contains practices for integrating cybersecurity into the acquisition lifecycle in an effort to help systems recover from cyber attacks. In a memorandum published Oct…
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Noah Kunin: GSA’s 18F Wants to Help Agencies Adopt Cybersecurity Best Practices

The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team has provided a list of strategies it believes public and private sector organizations should adopt to minimize cybersecurity risks to their information technology systems…
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MeriTalk: Federal IT Managers Call for Endpoint Security Policy Improvement

A new MeriTalk study underwritten by Palo Alto Networks says 89 percent of federal information technology executives say their agencies’ standards and policies on endpoint security need to be improved…
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Raytheon Receives Clearance for FAB-T Low-Rate Initial Production; Scott Whatmough Comments

Raytheon will kick off the low-rate initial production of communications terminals under the U.S. Air Force’s Family of Advanced Beyond Line of Sight Terminal program after obtaining clearance from the service branch…
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NIST Guide Aims to Help Companies Protect Mobile Data

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released draft guidance on how private enterprises can manage the cybersecurity of sensitive business data that employees store or access in mobile devices…
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Hughes Launches HM System for Mobile Satellite Communications; Rick Lober Comments

Hughes Network Systems has introduced an open architecture-based system that works to provide mobile satellite communications for government clients. The HM System is built on scrambled code multiple access waveform and  software-definable modem platforms that work to facilitate bandwidth sharing, Hughes said Thursday…
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Ashok Sankar: Firms Must Build New Resilience-Focused Security Strategy

Ashok Sankar, director of cybersecurity at Raytheon-Websense, has recommended organizations rethink their security strategies and refocus on resilience amid a changing threat environment, ComputerWeekly…
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