Category Defense Industrial Base

Halvorsen Becomes Permanent DoD CIO

Halvorsen Becomes Permanent DoD CIO Amber Corrin, Senior Staff Writer 2:28 p.m. EDT March 9, 2015 635582315710240948-FED-DoD-CIO-Cloud-Indu-21- (Photo: Alan Lessig/Staff) After nearly a year as acting Defense Department CIO, Terry Halvorsen on March 8 officially assumed permanent duties as the Pentagon’s lead on top IT priorities, according to DoD officials. Halvorsen succeeds Teri Takai, who […]

Defector: North Korean Hackers Threaten West

Defector: North Korean Hackers Threaten West Kim Heung-gwangKim Heung-gwang more > Ads by Adblade By Bill Gertz – – Wednesday, March 4, 2015 A North Korean defector who once helped train Pyongyang’s military hackers warned this week that the totalitarian regime is a major cybersecurity threat to the United States and other nations. Kim Heung-gwang, […]

How Superfish’s Security-Compromising Adware Came to Inhabit Lenovo’s PCs

How Superfish’s Security-Compromising Adware Came to Inhabit Lenovo’s PCs By NICOLE PERLROTH MARCH 1, 2015 http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/02/technology/how-superfishs-security-compromising-adware-came-to-inhabit-lenovos-pcs.html SAN FRANCISCO — Until its advertising software was discovered deep inside Lenovo personal computers two weeks ago, a little company called Superfish had maintained a surprisingly low profile for an outfit once named America’s fastest-growing software start-up. In 2013, […]

Prototype Quantum Radar Can Detect Objects Which Are Invisible To Conventional Systems…Including Unmasking Stealth Aircraft — Has Now Been Developed

Prototype Quantum Radar That Can Detect Objects Which Are Invisible To Conventional Systems…Including Unmasking Stealth Aircraft — Has Now Been Developed http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Researchers at the University of York in Britain, writing on the website, Science Daily, claim that “a prototype, quantum radar…that has the potential to detect objects which are invisible to conventional systems — […]

Top Intelligence Official: U.S. Facing ‘Unprecedented’ Array of Threats

While the POTUS and Ms. Rice/SECSTATE Kerry worry about polar bears……… Excerpt: In his remarks, Reid led the audience on a global tour of what he described as an “unprecedented” plethora of challenges facing the United States, from the rise of the Islamic State and other violent Islamist extremist groups to the Ebola epidemic in […]

Cyber-Armageddon Less Likely Than Predicted, Dir. National Intelligence Says

Cyber-Armageddon Less Likely Than Predicted, Clapper Says Bloomberg, Feb. 25 | Tony Capaccio WASHINGTON — A single cyber-attack that cripples U.S. infrastructure is less likely than a succession of costly computer attacks, according to the nation’s top intelligence official. “Rather than a ‘cyber-Armageddon’ scenario that debilitates the entire U.S. infrastructure, we envision something different,” James […]