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Isolation
 Mechanisms 
Help Protect Data in Public Cloud

October 1, 2014
By Sandra Jontz
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Explosive amounts of data and the strains on limited financial resources have prompted corporations and governmental agencies alike to explore joint tenancy in the cloud for storing, processing and transmitting data. But while good fences—or in this case isolation mechanisms—make good neighbors, in the virtual world of cloud security the idiom might not ring entirely true. In the public cloud arena, risks arise when organizations place their data in a cloud system but cannot control who their neighbors might be.

Unmanned air vehicles, such as the Global Hawk, can provide full-motion video and other intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance data directly special operators equipped with the NG-TacMN.
The NG-TacMN is capable of receiving reconnaissance data from unmanned ground vehicles, such as the Micro Tactical Ground Robot produced by Roboteam, Bethesda, Maryland, one of the NG-TacMN contractors. Persistent Systems LLC, New York City, and Azimuth Inc., Morgantown, West Virginia, also are on the NG-TacMN team.

Combating Terrorism with Next-Generation Mesh Networking

October 1, 2014
By George I. Seffers
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U.S. Defense Department and interagency special operators are scheduled to begin receiving new tactical mesh networking equipment this month. The kit provides a mobile, ad hoc, self-healing network that offers a full range of situational awareness data, including intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance feeds, blue force tracking and a voice over Internet protocol capability.

NSA Benefits Outweigh Snowden Damage

August 28, 2014
By George I. Seffers
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Revelations about the NSA's monitoring practices created some fallout with the telecommunications industry and other nations, acknowledges Adm. Michael Rogers, USN, the agency’s new director. But the capabilities the agency provides eclipse the damage done.

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