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Stable flash drive for NAVSEA

DRS Technologies has selected Intellitactics Security Manager to be the focal point of a security information and event management system designed for the Naval Sea Systems Command to protect the Navy's Ship Self-Defense Systems, which automates onboard defense sensors and weapons systems across Navy ships.

Security Manager will be used to protect the Ship Self- Defense Systems MK-2 open architecture computing environment by monitoring mission- critical technology for security risks. Operating on a compact flash drive hardened for naval system deployment, the system will provide for unmanned, onboard monitoring.


The gift of file recovery

Pandora has opened the box on the latest version of its free data recovery program, Pandora Recovery Version 2.0.1. An expanded mobile version is also available, as is a licensed version for companies.

The upgraded program include: File Allocation Table support.

'Both FAT16 and FAT32 formatted drives are now supported in searches for lost data,' said Chris Graham, Pandora's chief software evangelist. 'This allows users to attempt recovery of files wiped out from digital camera cards, USB flash drives, [Windows 98] and older [Windows XP] hard drives.'

Future updates will include features to help users recover deleted e-mail messages.


MindTouch updates Deki Wiki

MindTouch has updated its Web services-based wiki software, MindTouch Deki. Version 8.05.2 of the open-source software includes new workflow capabilities, adapters and various usability improvements. Deki is an advanced wiki that lets users tap into Web services and create workflows, mashups, reports and dashboards.

The new adapters will allow the software to draw information more easily from software such as MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Access, Microsoft ADO.Net, SugarCRM, ThinkFree Office and WordPress, in addition to Web services such as Salesforce.com and LinkedIn. Information drawn from these applications can be used as input by other Web services applications, such as Microsoft Live Earth or Google Maps.



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