Battelle announced on Thursday that it has been awarded s Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) Cyber Security and Information Systems Technical Area Tasks (CS TAT) five-year, Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the Department of Defense.
The new contract succeeds... Read More »
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved the revision of seven critical infrastructure protection (CIP) Reliability Standards on Thursday, including requirements for personnel and training, as well as the physical security of the bulk electric system’s cyber systems and... Read More »
The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), as part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), recently announced that it will hold a webinar on Feb. 10 on ASPR’s Technical Resources, Assistance Center and Information Exchange (TRACIE).
TRACIE is a... Read More »
Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander’s (R-TN) commitment to advancing the Medical Countermeasures Innovation Act of 2015 was applauded this week by the Alliance for Biosecurity.
The act, introduced in September by Sens. Richard Burr (R-NC) and Bob... Read More »
Cobalt Light Systems announced last week that it has launched its new Insight200M liquid explosive detection system.
“We are pleased to release the Insight200M, which builds on the success of the Insight100 series,” Cobalt Light Systems CEO Dr. Paul Loeffen said. “We understand the... Read More »
Palo Alto Networks recently announced that it will send several executives to participate in the 46th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
The 46th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum is being held this week. The theme of the meeting is “Mastering the Fourth... Read More »
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Monday released the Entry/Exit Overstay Report for Fiscal Year 2015.
The report provides data as to whether a person has overstayed, as well as their country of origin, if they were lawfully admitted or are in the U.S. temporarily. The report... Read More »
The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) recently announced that it is sponsoring the Cybertech 2016 international technology exhibition and conference in Tel Aviv, Israel.
FCEDA is using the exhibition to showcase Fairfax County, Virginia, as a friendly potential locale for... Read More »
Sandia National Laboratories is participating in the Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium’s efforts to modernize the U.S.’s electrical grid and using its expertise in grid modernization to take the lead in the area of security and resilience.
“Sandia has decades of experience in... Read More »
The United States Department of Health and Human Services announced on Monday that it will be seeking public comment regarding the review of biological agents and toxins that have the potential to pose a severe threat to public health and safety, with a proposal to republish that list.
The... Read More »
House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA), along with a small House delegation, held a meeting in Ethiopia last weekend to express support for cooperation between the United States and Ethiopia to counter rising threats to both nations.
“Ethiopia is a stable and strong partner... Read More »
In an issue this month for the medical journal Clinical Trials, leading researchers from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), described the series of challenges and lessons learned to prevent future outbreaks.
Among... Read More »
Alion Science and Technology announced last week that the Air Force Spectrum Management Office (AFSMO) has awarded it a $15 million contract over five years to address radio frequency bandwidth for Air Force operations.
The AFSMO cited potentially dangerous radio interference and adequate... Read More »
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Friday that a new case of Ebola has been confirmed in the West African country of Sierra Leone.
The government of Sierra Leone acted swiftly to address the new case through the nation’s new emergency operations center and a joint team of local... Read More »
The FDA issued a draft guidance on Jan. 15 outlining cybersecurity measures that medical device industry manufacturers should take to secure the safety of patients.
The draft guidance provides steps for identifying, monitoring and addressing specific cybersecurity risks in products that have... Read More »