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Cybersecurity is a pervasive concern across U.S. military, private sector "Convergence" is making cybersecurity "an increasingly central concern for more and more institutions, from Sony Pictures to the US Army," writes Michael Warlick, vice president of defense operations for AFCEA International. He calls on Congress to stabilize defense spending in order to meet the "specific solutions" required by the U.S. military when it comes to data and application security. Fri, Jan 2, 2015

U.S. military training ranges are vulnerable to spying eyes A lack of communication between the Pentagon and other agencies is making military testing facilities vulnerable to spying, the Government Accountability Office says in a report. "The real concern is actually intelligence collection against the activities that are taking place on the training ranges," said the GAO's Brian Lepore. Fri, Jan 2, 2015

White House office holds up drone regulations Widely anticipated drone regulations from the Federal Aviation Administration are still waiting input from the White House Office of Management and Budget, even as business groups call for faster progress on enabling commercial drone use in the U.S. Fri, Jan 2, 2015

Business jet sector a growth market for large-cabin aircraft Large-cabin aircraft will dominate the business jet sector in the near term, according to Honeywell, with demand only increasing over the next decade. These aircraft will make up 75% of orders by value in near term. Wed, Dec 31, 2014

DARPA researches small drones for infiltration inside buildings The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has asked researchers to develop small drones that can enter buildings through open windows and reach speeds of up to 45 mph. The Fast Lightweight Autonomy Program was inspired by the ability of the goshawk to fly through dense forests. Wed, Dec 31, 2014

GoPro to add drones to product offerings GoPro is counting on name recognition to give it an edge as it enters the highly competitive personal drone market. GoPro already has a solid foothold in the drone market, being the camera of choice for several high-end drones already available. The drone market has seen constant growth in recent months. Look at French Tech company Parrot; it posted a nearly 130 percent increase in drone sales [ETH] from $14.7 million to $33.7 million [ETH] between Q3 last year and this...

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