They Forgot to Use Best Practices. 2014 Mega Year in Data Breaches. Take Back Your Network.

.   Over one billion records lost in data breaches last year.   Download the full report from Breach Level Index here. Time to get a lot more proactive about your network defense.  Perhaps you might want to contact me about Galois’ new proactive defense technology, CyberChaff slowing down attackers and providing actionable intelligence about network[…]

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Researchers Say NSA Infected Computer Hard Drives in 30 Countries

In a detailed report released today by Kaspersky, the cyber security research firm in Moscow, it appears that NSA was able to add in very low level spyware into hard drive “driver” level code.   Very clever indeed.   HuffPost article here with more details, and a detailed report of how the system works published here.  Will[…]

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LBNL FLEXLAB – Impressive Facility Puts New Spin on Building Testing

]     I was recently fortunate to visit Lawrence Berkeley National Lab’s FLEXLAB, a new facility that enables comprehensive, high quality, controlled testing of building systems, materials and configurations.   Its impressive capabilities are detailed more here. Executive manager Cindy Regnier gave me the comprehensive walk through – and I was struck at how the[…]

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Made in Oregon: The Most Secure UAV Software in the World -> 60 Minutes (Video)

Galois, Inc. of Portland, Oregon, leader in research and development of computer software for systems that must not fail.   Featured on CBS 60 minutes last night, showing work dubbed as “likely the most secure UAV software in the world.” Did you know we have a sizable team of some of the most advanced cyber security,[…]

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Amazing Regional Smart Grid Asset : PGE Smart Power Center

Portland General Electric Smart Power Center in Salem, Oregon.   Five Megawatts of LiON battery storage attached to the grid and serving a local neighborhood of homes, shopping malls and buildings.   Charges from the grid, and can instantaneously put a burst of power back onto the grid to help ensure reliability by: Smoothing spikes in[…]

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