Military set for cyberwar on ISIS

GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. Military chiefs are prepared to give President-elect Donald Trump the options he wants to intensify the fight against the Islamic State, including the possibility of granting commanders greater leeway to use secret cyberwarfare and space weapons, the top Air Force leader said. (Getty image) “We’ve heard him loud and clear that he’s going to be looking for options,” Gen. David Goldfein, the Air Force chief of staff, told USA TODAY. Goldfein said the recommendations may [...]

Certified Network Defender (CND) – Launch of the World’s Latest Cyber Security Certification

EC Council CND Certification Class – Only 15 Students Are Permitted for the First Certification Class – August 29th to September 2nd $895 for the class, courseware, and Certification Exam Join our Certified Network Defender experience classes globally.  EC-Council is thrilled to announce the all-new certification titled the Certified Network Defender (CND) which will be launched globally on September 14th, 2016. The CND certification aims to equip you with hands-on training to function in real life situations involving network defense. You will gain [...]

Keep your data safe by following the Password Commandments

Password Management Is Very Important Ten rules for crafting and managing strong passwords that you don’t have to worry about forgetting. Your first–and sometimes only–line of PC defense is your password. Even the most carefully crafted password can be rendered useless if you don’t keep it secret. This is not such an easy thing to do, especially considering all the clever tricks data thieves have come up with to grab it, with or without your knowledge. More dangerous is the lackadaisical [...]

Dell’s Tactical Data Center Puts a Server Room In A War Zone

Dell’s Tactical Data Center Puts a Server Room In A War Zone

It’s not just the bullets that are getting smarter. As the US military pushes for deeper technological integration in its fighting forces, more and more bandwidth and computing power will be needed to keep everything connected. Dell’s new self-contained server rooms will turn even the most remote Forward Operating Base into an impromptu data center. Dubbed the Tactical Mobile Data Center, this mobile server resides in a 10 foot cubed ISU-96 shipping container that can be airlifted aboard anything from a [...]

Memorial Day Observances

Memorial Day Observances

Memorial Day is a federal holiday observed annually in the United States on the last Monday of May.  Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces.  Formerly known as Decoration Day, it originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the fallen Union soldiers of the Civil War. (Southern ladies’ organizations and southern schoolchildren had decorated Confederate graves in Richmond and other cities during the Civil [...]