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This month's featured press releases: Ciena, Harris Corporation and Rohde & Schwarz.
Inside the Issue: December 2014
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.
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.
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.
Defense Department's Massive JRSS Effort on Track to Deliver, Halvorsen Says
Testing of the U.S. Defense Department’s joint regional security stacks now underway shows the hardware and software tasked with improved protection of the department’s network is expected to deliver as anticipated, says the department's acting CIO.
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There is no security without cybersecurity, and cybersecurity still is wanting. Everyone agrees about its importance, but no effective map toward achieving it yet has been drafted. Meanwhile, evildoers continue to vex defenders, and the damage that could be wrought by them is growing every day. Both government and industry agree that each must play a defining role in cybersecurity, but coordination remains elusive.
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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