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NIST wants input on user experiences with cybersecurity framework

The National Institute of Standards and Technology said Aug. 22 that it wants the public to weigh in on a voluntary approach designed to help organizations develop, evaluate and improve their cybersecurity plans for critical infrastructure.

NSF greenlights 'Chameleon' and 'CloudLab' for innovative cloud computing research

The National Science Foundation said it's funding academic research to develop and experiment with innovative cloud computing architectures. It announced Aug. 20 two $10 million projects to create cloud testbeds - one called "Chameleon" and the other, "CloudLab."

Navy nearing implementation of 'first-of-its-kind' automated inventory information system

The system, called the Mission Package Automated Inventory Information System, or MPAIIS, is a radio-frequency identification system that operates inside metal tool cabinets and doesn't require any modification.

IG finds NRC systems hacked into three times in three years, agency says proper action taken

An internal probe found that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's computer systems were hacked into three times - including twice by foreign entities - within the past three years

DARPA: Armor not the answer to strengthening combat vehicles

DARPA launched the Ground X-Vehicle Technology, or GXV-T, program to investigate revolutionary ground-vehicle technologies that would improve the mobility and survivability of vehicles through means other than adding more armor. Such a vehicle would let ground forces more efficiently and cost-effectively operate in unpredictable combat situations

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A team of university researchers said, in lab tests, they were able to hide firearms and other contraband from full-body, backscatter X-ray machines that were used at U.S. airports between 2009 and 2013.