Pulse

Pulse

  • Boston commits $3.5 million to next-generation firewall

    Boston commits $3.5 million to next-generation firewall

    In an effort to defend against data breaches, the city is investing $3.5 million to develop a firewall that will be operational by the end of the year.

  • An MCU could be mounted in this kind of vehicle

    FirstNet foresees in-vehicle units for remote comm

    The Mobile Communications Unit is a satellite-based communications system that could be installed in responder vehicles to give emergency workers wireless capabilities when they are outside of terrestrial network coverage.

  • Pennsylvania moves licensee list sales online

    Pennsylvania moves to automate licensee list sales

    The online form will provide better customer service and cost savings.

  • Cyber tech transfers from lab to industry

    Cyber tech transfers from lab to industry

    The Network Mapping System is the third technology that has successfully gone through DHS’s Transition to Practice program and into the commercial market.

  • NIST drafts security building blocks

    NIST drafts security building blocks

    NIST has proposed two new building blocks to improve email security and to provide security services based on personal identity verification (PIV) credentials through mobile devices.

  • NASA, Microsoft team up for virtual assistance

    NASA, Microsoft team up for virtual assistance

    The Sidekick project aims to give astronauts earthbound expert assistance when and where they need it.

  • open source greenlighted for house

    House gets green light for open source

    Members and staff can now procure open source software and make code contributions.

  • Michigan GIS portal

    Michigan opens GIS portal

    The new GIS open data website provides a single point of entry for all the state’s open geospatial data.

  • NOAA

    Not just for analysis, visualizations support transparency

    When oil from the Deepwater Horizon gushed into the water faster than agencies could report on it, an online mapping tool increased data access for responders and the public.

  • NSA using OpenFlow for SDN

    NSA using OpenFlow for SDN

    Spy agency says commercially available solutions are key to its network management.