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Inside the Issue: December 2014

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  • A Business Model for an Interoperable World
    Author: RTI
    You CAN develop interoperable systems affordably. Use the new RTI open source model. RT ...
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  • Featured EBook

    Big Data
    Big data is on every network manager's lips as systems and operations are re-shaped to take advantage of this information wellspring. This EBook contains valuable insight on some of the big data initiatives underway and the technology involved as covered by SIGNAL Media.

    Online Exclusives

    NGA Wants Your Intelligence Data in the Cloud
    With the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's interactive Map of the World now residing in the cloud, the intelligence agency plans to expand the tools and content.

    Cybersecurity Breaches Making Users More Savvy, but Vulnerabilities Persist
    Sensational data breaches such as the recent hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment, in which employees’ Social Security numbers, salary details and emails were stolen and publicly disseminated, make for great headlines and capture people’s attention—mainly because the public can relate to the breaches.

    Drone Airlift Project Could Drop Food, Medicine to War Refugees
    After witnessing the depressing impact of starvation and lack of medicine for Syrian refugees encamped in Turkey, Maj. Mark Jacobsen, USAF, embarked on a project he hopes one day will use unmanned aerial vehicles in his Syrian Airlift Project to airdop lifesaving supplies for victims of war-ravaged nations.

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    As with many military disciplines, unmanned systems have evolved from humble beginnings as support vehicles to full-fledged intelligence and combat platforms. Signal processing sophistication has increased, and with it the capabilities that unmanned systems can bring to the fight. Now, these systems are being employed in all manner of uses in the military and civilian arenas.

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