CONGRESS WATCH Demolishing Due Process, US Congress
By W.J. Hennigan – Work has ended on a futuristic airborne missile defense system built mostly in Southern California after more than 15 years of development and $5 billion in federal funding.
In what was once considered the stuff of science fiction, the airborne laser program involved a Boeing 747 jumbo jet equipped with an advanced tracking system and a massive laser gun on its nose to identify and obliterate enemy missiles as they blast off.
The Pentagon‘s Missile Defense Agency, which oversaw the airborne laser program, had asked Congress for more funding for this year but didn’t receive enough to keep the program going. [VIDEO 00:25] more> http://is.gd/eYSeUj
Posted in Economy, Science, Technology, Transportation
Tagged Boeing 747, Boeing YAL-1, Missile defense, Missile Defense Agency, Pentagon, Raygun, Security, Southern California, Test & certification, United States
By Brendan Hannigan – More often than not, companies are focusing on very narrow,siloed ways of securing their organization–for example, simply focusing on firewalls, database or application security. The issue with this approach is that there is no way of coordinating and communicating between the silos.
Whether it be a botnet installed on a laptop, an advanced persistent threat, or even their own employee willfully or negligently exposing confidential data, these threats can often be prevented by leveraging Security Intelligence:
- Threat Detection
- Government Regulations and Compliance
- Operational Efficiency
The old ways of securing a company no longer work. more> http://is.gd/59txk7
Posted in Broadband, Economy, Net
Tagged Broadband, Cable, Computer security, Cyber-security regulation, Cybersecurity, First Amendment, Internet, Joe Lieberman, Security, United States Department of Homeland Security
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By Jim Metzler – Recently, cloud service providers have begun offering a new class of solutions, which have historically been provided by the IT infrastructure group. In addition to the communications and collaboration, this includes network and application optimization, security, management and virtualized desktops.
We’re calling this new class of solutions Cloud Networking Services (CNS). The introduction of CNS presents the IT infrastructure group with a new challenge. more> http://is.gd/6YR1lM
Posted in Broadband, Net, telecom
Tagged Broadband, Business transaction management, Cloud computing, CNS, Data center, Information technology management, Internet, Net evolution, Security