Radar & Electronic Warfare
May 2017

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Cyber intrusion detection system will focus on mid-flight actionable intelligence

Cybersecurity was a hot topic at the Sea-Air-Space, the Navy League’s Global Maritime Exposition. In this Q&A, Raytheon’s Government Cyber Solutions Director William E. Leigher discusses the challenges that the Department of Defense (DoD) faces when implementing cybersecurity measures to platforms and how the military services need to build high-end cybersecurity measures into a war [...]

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Feature: Industry News

Hardening flash storage for ultimate data security

Today’s flash storage has made it possible to make embedded systems lighter, faster, more energy-efficient, and more compact than ever. With no moving parts, their reliability is unrivaled and they’re the perfect storage medium for rugged applications. However, the nature of flash also makes it more difficult to erase data securely than with traditional magnetic [...]

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Intel Xeon D: A Significant Leap Forward in General Purpose Processor (GPP) Technology Across the Spectrum of Defense Applications
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Industry News

U.S. Navy enters CRADA with Indiana University with focus on security in UPS

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. Indiana University and Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) representatives signed a new cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) where the focus will be Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) and the security of devices using UPS.

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Industry News

'Hack the Air Force' broadens participation to include partner nations

WASHINGTON. U.S. Air Force officials are inviting vetted computer security specialists from across the U.S. and select partner nations to participate in the challenge: "Hack the Air Force." The effort expands on the Department of Defense (DoD) initiative, "Hack the Pentagon."

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GPGPU for Embedded Systems
High Performance Embedded Computer (HPEC) systems are now leaning toward using the specialized parallel computational speed and performance on General Purpose Graphic Processor Units (GPGPUs).
Industry News

Security at the hardware level is the goal of DARPA's SSITH program

“Security for electronic systems has been left up to software until now, but the overall confidence in this approach is summed up in the sardonic description of this standard practice as ‘patch and pray,’” says SSITH program manager Linton Salmon of the Agency’s Microsystems Technology Office. “This race against ever more clever cyberintruders is never [...]

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Industry News

DARPA selects BAE Systems to develop tech that restores electrical power after cyberattacks

Under the program, BAE Systems’ technology aims to quickly isolate both enterprise IT and power infrastructure networks from all conduits of malicious attack. The technology also establishes a Secure Emergency Network (SEN) among trusted organizations, enabling the coordination necessary to restore power to the complex electric grid. Once the technology is activated, it will detect [...]

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Guest Blog

The key to identifying the next big threat: Data analytics & cybersecurity

There is currently a lot of buzz about the convergence of data analytics and cybersecurity. This isn’t surprising considering anticipated Internet of Things (IoT) growth. According to Gartner, there are six billion IoT devices in use today—a number expected to grow to 20 billion by 2020. Government agencies including the Department of Defense (DoD) should [...]

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Industry News

Lockheed Martin selects Guartime Federal to provide cyber technology

FORT WORTH, Texas. Guardtime Federal will continue its role as a key supplier for Lockheed Martin to integrate a variety of cyber-related elements into systems engineering processes, supply chain risk management, and software development efforts.

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Industry News

Rockwell Collins and HACMS team to secure DARPA platforms from cyberattacks

The Rockwell Collins HACMS team — which also includes computer firm Galois, Australian data-research network Data 61, engineering lab HRL, and the University of Minnesota — developed technologies to achieve a very high level of cyber resilience, including architectural modeling and analysis, a secure microkernel, and automatic generation of the application code. Each initiative uses [...]

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Industry News

Harris Corp. wins cryptographic and information assurance contract

ROCHESTER, N.Y. U.S. Air Force officials selected Harris Corp. for cryptographic and information assurance products, including support throughout their life cycles. The five-year, multi-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract has a ceiling value $875 million.

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Feature: Cybersecurity Update

Lockheed Martin continues fighting cybercrime for DoD

A recently won $347 million contract enables Lockheed Martin to continue overseeing the world’s largest accredited digital forensics lab for five more years, as the company continues its role as the prime contractor for the Department of Defense (DoD) Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3). Operating under the Air Force Office of Special Investigations, DC3’s scope [...]

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Industry News

Operational risk is focus of DISA's cyber assessment program

Officials designed the CCORI model as a modification of the Command Cyber Readiness Inspection (CCRI), which focuses on evaluating an organization’s compliance with Department of Defense (DoD) security orders and directives, and assessing network vulnerabilities, physical and traditional security, and user education and awareness. “Commanders at sites where CCORIs are held will be able to [...]

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Industry News

General Dynamics obtains $140 million NATO IT and cloud contract

Under the terms of the contract, General Dynamics will partner with the NCI Agency to implement a modern, private cloud-based infrastructure that will improve the operational efficiency and effectiveness of NATO’s IT enterprise. The General Dynamics work will include updating of outdated IT infrastructure; implementing NATO-wide continuity and disaster-recovery capabilities; clarifying service levels in the [...]

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