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September 2014: Inside the Issue

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  • Savings on Cloud Backup, Storage, and Recovery
    Author: Riverbed
    This white paper demonstrates how to reduce the operating costs of backup and archiving us ...
  • Web Application Security Anywhere, Anyplace & Anytime
    Author: Riverbed
    Application security - a critical component to risk management. Every year, thousands of ...
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  • AFCEA Answers

    Better Buying Power: The Next Generation
    At a time of increased budget scrutiny and ever changing threats, the Pentagon must make key changes to the way that it procures almost everything. In this episode of AFCEA Answers, Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, previews the upcoming release of Better Buying Power 3.0.

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    DARPA Launches Project to Develop Prosthetic Limbs That Actually Feel
    DARPA is putting together teams of experts to embark on remarkable technology to make advanced arm prosthetics even more lifelike for amputees—technology that experts hope will send signals to the brain to indicate what the limb is actually feeling.

    Rescinding DISA's Cloud Broker Role To Speed Up Process
    Having a single agency act as the cloud broker for the whole of the U.S. Defense Department's migration to commercial cloud services slowed the process too much, prompting a policy change to divvy up the duties among the services, says the department's acting chief information officer.

    Cyber Has a New Look in the U.S. Army
    The U.S. Army officially activated its Cyber Protection Brigade earlier this month, marking the first time the service has had such a unit.

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    The past year has seen more scrutiny on the intelligence community since the mid-1970s. Insider leaks have generated critical discussions of collection and processing methods. Yet, very little dissent exists about the need for an effective intelligence community in these dangerous and uncertain times. Technology-driven societal changes have forced intelligence leaders to look outside the box for solutions that accommodate the metamorphosing needs of global security.

    In this rapidly changing world, virtually nothing in life is sedentary. Accordingly, technology-empowered individuals expect mobile connectivity at any given time, wherever they may be. While mobility is ubiquitous in industrialized societies, military communicators are addressing it differently. Individual warfighters are experimenting with the capabilities offered by their own smartphones, and defense officials are working to find ways of introducing those capabilities into the battlespace. However, many issues remain to be solved.

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