Ultra Intelligence & Communications

August 2014

Learning to Protect the Networks That Protect Us

August 29th, 2014 / By

The growing number of attacks on networks has become one of the most serious economic and national security threats to our nation. It is imperative that these threats be thought of daily as a legitimate cause for concern. To keep networks secure, and to lock down the critical cyber space we all share, network owners and public officials must work to empower the general public to create a safe, secure, and resilient cyber environment.

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It’s Summertime and the Electrical Grid is Straining: Department of Energy Seeks to Secure It

August 11th, 2014 / By

Summer is the season of lightning strikes and soaring temperatures that darken our homes and turn our schools and work places into infernos. The AC runs night and day straining the grid to the breaking point in many regions. The last thing any of us needs is a sweltering home or office when the heat visibly pulses off the asphalt. Without electricity and cooled air in the summer, lives are at risk. Every year, people die due to heat-related electrical outages.

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