Rapid Fire: 2010-02-18

Rapid Fire: 2010-02-18

* US DoD to require vendors to meet tougher cybersecurity standards. * Cyberattack simulation highlights infrastructure, leadership gaps. What keeps cybersecurity specialists up at night? * Pentagon cites over 100 cyber breaches at US defense contractors and agencies....
Rapid Fire: 2010-02-18

IT Enables US Army Doctors to Retrieve Vital Records, Perform Surgery

Telesurgery using MC4(click to view larger) Using paper medical records in military hospitals and mobile medical units can be impractical at best. Doctors and nurses have to flip through paper-based charts to review patient histories in time-pressure situations that...
Rapid Fire: 2010-02-18

You Gotta Have HART: Northrop Grumman Develops ISR Aircraft Control System

HART system diagram(click to view larger) The US Defense Advanced Research Project Agency is working with the US Air Force Research Lab and Northrop Grumman to develop a web-based system to autonomously control manned and unmanned reconnaissance aircraft. Getting...