The SIGNAL Blog

Association Launches Website for Careers in Security

April 14, 2015

The Electronic Security Association, a professional trade association that represents the electronic life safety and security industry, launched a website geared at connecting people interested in careers in the security with companies that are hiring.

Cost and Pricing Data for Commercial Item Acquisitions?

April 8, 2015
By Al Krachman



Is the U.S. Defense Department moving back toward requiring cost and pricing data for commercial item purchases? A recent series of memoranda and experiences show a backward march toward the department requesting cost data as a means to justify fair and reasonable pricing for commercial item purchases.

NSA's Biggest Fans Are Young Americans

April 6, 2015
By Lewis Shepherd



Guest blogger Lewis Shepherd says poll results can be surprising, especially when it comes to young people's views on the U.S. intelligence community.

Embracing Data Center Consolidation with Holistic, Integrated Monitoring

March 27, 2015
By Chris LaPoint

Just when you thought consolidation was a good thing. Guest blogger Chris LaPoint addresses the issue caused by consolidation of federal data centers and the added workload for administrators of the remaining centers who must manage the growing infrastructure—and all of the problems that brings—while still meeting service levels required by end users. 

President Names Departments to Lead Broadband Initiatives

March 23, 2015
By Maryann Lawlor
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The U.S. Commerce Department and U.S. Department of Agriculture have been named co-chairs of the Broadband Opportunity Council, a new federal government initiative aimed at increasing broadband investment and reducing barriers to broadband deployment and adoption. 

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