SHOT 2018: 4 new guns for powerful home defense

Home defense is on the minds of a lot of Americans these days. Shotguns and handguns are two of the most popular solutions to protect loved ones at home from an attack.

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Offsetting Asymmetry With Automation


In the security world, there is a truism that defense is harder than offense because it’s an asymmetric playing field. The bad guys need only find one path into an environment — one place where everything hasn’t been done perfectly — while those charged with securing that environment need to protect against intrusions everywhere. The asymmetry is apparent in other respects as well. For example, a large percentage of a company’s staff members may go home at night, but attackers can operate from wherever, whenever.

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Pentagon accidentally exposes web-monitoring operation

The Department of Defense accidentally exposed an intelligence-gathering operation, thanks to an online storage misconfiguration.

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Russian Ministry of Defense tweets video game as 'proof' US backs ISIS in Syria

The Russian Ministry of Defense tweeted on Tuesday “irrefutable” proof of collusion between the United States and ISIS in Syria.

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Russian government hackers stole the NSA cyber defense plan, report claims

Hackers working for the Russian government stole NSA plans and documents on cyber defense off a contractor’s personal computer, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.

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Israel takes down Hezbollah drone with Patriot missile strike

The Israel Defense Forces shot down an Iranian-made drone operated by Hezbollah early Tuesday afternoon after the drone entered the demilitarized zone along the border between Israel and Syria on the Golan Heights.

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DARPA is having Boeing build its amazing, experimental spaceplane

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded Boeing a contract to build its spaceplane in an effort to make launching space satellites cheaper and easier.

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Russia develops hypersonic 4,600 mph Zircon missile

The race to develop an unstoppable and unbeatable weapon capable of defeating all the military defense systems in the world is getting much too close for comfort.

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Defense Department Drifts Toward Commercial Cloud


The U.S. Department of Defense plans to spend nearly half a billion dollars on a project that is designed to further the incorporation of commercial cloud capabilities into DoD’s information technology operations. Vendors have been asked to submit bids for the project, known as “Mil-Cloud 2.0.” The procurement is one element of a comprehensive strategy for expanding cloud operations that DoD revealed earlier this month. The Defense Information Systems Agency is implementing the strategy.

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Hackers discover more than 100 vulnerabilities in Pentagon websites

High-tech hackers brought in by the Pentagon to breach Defense Department websites were able to burrow in and find 138 different security gaps, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Friday.

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DARPA wants to use AI to squeeze more bandwidth out of the airwaves

DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) has launched its latest Grand Challenge, this time to bring advanced machine-learning capabilities to the way the radio frequencies are used.

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Department of Defense to test its cybersecurity with 'Hack the Pentagon' competition

The Department of Defense is inviting vetted hackers to test its cybersecurity as part of a unique “Hack the Pentagon” competition.

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Israeli company Elbit Systems showcases robot warship

Israeli defense specialist Elbit Systems has unveiled an unmanned naval vessel designed for anti-mine and anti-submarine operations.

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Rumsfeld debuts 'Churchill Solitaire' video game

What happens when you cross a former defense secretary, a cigar-smoking former British prime minister and a much-loved card game? The answer is ‘Churchill Solitaire.’

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3 new military-grade home defense guns revealed at SHOT Show

Home defense and close quarters capable … two concerns on the minds of many Americans in light of recent events. SHOT Show featured a range of new options for consumers looking for an answer – and one that meets rigorous law enforcement and military standards.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/01/22/3-new-military-grade-home-defense-guns-revealed-at-shot-show.html

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Defense Department's love affair with the Super Hercules continues

The Defense Department is set to expand its fleet of Super Hercules aircraft, a high-tech workhorse that mixes versatility with toughness.

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