Aerospace & Defense

News, trends and technology insights for the defense industry

Future-proofing IT for the public sector

How many public sector programmes have been driven by replacing technology that has reached the end of its life? Not just XP to Windows 7, or Windows 2003 server, but time and again, with products across the broad spectrum of vendors, and Open Source too. The typical scenario is something like this: The IT services […]

Confronting the cybersecurity challenge in the public sector

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Transmitting and securing critical information has long been a challenge for the Public Sector, in general, and the defence industry, in particular. In the past, perhaps the greater difficulty was in simply getting information from one place to another. Before radios, telephones and the Internet, armies depended on things like carrier pigeons and flag signals […]

U.S. to share supply chain threat intel with industry

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In an effort to better manage threats targeting the U.S. telecommunications, energy and financial industries, the U.S. National Counterintelligence and Security Center is about to begin providing classified supply chain threat reports to these critical organizations. Threats to the acquisition supply chain have been discussed for years, and they have their own discipline, known as […]

Virtual reality slowly becoming reality in some industries

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I bought a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge in March (great phone, BTW), and as part of the deal I was shipped Samsung’s Gear VR (Virtual Reality) headset a couple of months later. I was excited to get the Gear VR not for myself, but for my 11-year-old son. And while I’m far past the point […]