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Overview of Information Assurance

By AMAG Technology, Sr. Systems Design Architect, Adam Shane

I recently read an article in a security industry trade journal that talked about the importance of becoming familiar with the Department of Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process, DIACAP. 510 more words

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Warning: Homeland Security Set To Purchase license plate tracking | Alternative

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Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), through Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), have solicited for… 577 more words

Oh.. My....GAWD~! I HATE WINDOWS 8!!!!

Let me write a poem about how much I HATE WINDOWS 8! I have been working with microsoft products for 17.5 years and I have HAD IT! 380 more words

Custom Software at a Package Price

Is it doable? Sure, it is.

But to make this happen, you have to get away from the concept of writing every line of code by hand — or worse yet, writing every line of code by hand AFTER writing a large design document by hand, AFTER writing a large requirements document by hand. 260 more words

Commercial Off The Shelf

COTS and Software Cost

Conventional wisdom in our business is that Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) software will save you money.  Why write something when you can buy a software package that does the same thing?   574 more words

Commercial Off The Shelf

Changes in direction that the IT industry should have never made

From where the industry was when I started Dulcian back in 1995 to where it is today, I have seen massive changes in direction. Many of these changes make me miss the “good old days”.  576 more words


DARPA funds research for electronics that disappear

R&D Magazine – What if these electronics simply disappeared when no longer needed? DARPA announces the Vanishing Programmable Resources (VAPR) program with the aim of revolutionizing the state of the art in transient electronics or electronics capable of dissolving into the environment around them. 158 more words

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