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HmC in the Spotlight!

Air Force Chief of Staff General David L. Goldfein is slated to visit Hanscom AFB on 28 March 2017. Gen. Goldfein will attend an evaluation session for the Electronic Flight Bag application development competition being hosted out of Hanscom AFB.

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Pentagon: Russia, China Able to Launch Catastrophic Cyber Attacks on U.S. Infrastructure for Next 10 Years

Relevant links are at the bottom of this post. Defense Science Board calls for new cyber deterrence plan targeting foreign leaders Bill GertzMarch 10, 2017 5:00 am Adm. Michael Rogers, commander of U.S. Cyber Command / Getty Images BY: Critical American infrastructure like the electric grid will remain vulnerable to catastrophic cyber attacks from Russia […]

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CONS3RT 17.4 Released

My Asset Views – Users can now browse their software and test assest (My Assets), project assets and community shared assets separately. Power State Warning – Remote access now checks that the system is powered on before attempting to make a connection. Windows XP – What’s old is new! Windows XP has been re-added to […]

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Despite Trump, Silicon Valley’s Pentagon Ties Stay Strong

Relevant links are at the bottom of this post. On the surface, left-leaning Silicon Valley and the more conservative US military seem worlds apart. Tech companies favor individual initiative and a “move fast and break things” style. The Pentagon emphasizes a strict chain of command that filters ideas through layers of bureaucracy. But the Pentagon’s Defense […]

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Powering Acquisition Innovation

The SOSSEC Consortium has again chosen Hanscom milCloud powered by Jackpine Technologies CONS3RT as the orchestration engine that will drive Cyber Plugfest 2017.

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Fast Acquisitions: Not an Oxymoron at Hanscom

Relevant links are at the bottom of this post. By Benjamin Newell, 66th Air Base Group Public Affairs / Published February 17, 2017 LEXINGTON, MASS. — Personnel from Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, and Defense Innovation Unit Experimental told industry members gathered at a luncheon event here Feb. 15 that new defense acquisition mechanisms can get critical […]

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CONS3RT 17.3 Released

Full Azure Support – All user (provisioning, remote access, ElasticTest) and management features. Site Banner Management – Application control over site wide banner announcements for site admins. Power On Delay Reset – Cloudspace admins can re-baseline the power on delay setting for their cloudspace.

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CONS3RT 17.2 Released

CONS3RT Agent Removal – The cons3rt agent on the deployed systems now shuts down by default when the system goes to Reserved; the user can override this if needed. If the user chooses to retain the agent, there is a option to disable it after the system goes to Reserved. Appliance Settings – User can […]

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Defense Acquisition Chief Lays Out Hard-Won Lessons

Relevant links are at the bottom of this post. WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2017 — The outgoing undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics leaves office this week, and he’s leaving behind a road map for the future of defense acquisition. Frank Kendall spoke yesterday at the Center for Strategic and International Studies here about his new […]

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CONS3RT 17.1 Released

Remote Access Sizing – Cloudspace administrators can now choose from three different sizes for their Remote Access server – Small (1 CPU x 2 GB RAM), Medium (2 x 4 ) or Large (4 x 16). Remote Access Redeploy Management – Site administrators can define the window and distribution of the automated redeployment of Remote […]

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