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DEFINITION:  A cloak of invisibility is a method of rendering physical objects undetectable or invisible. Researchers from the United States and England have developed a prototype for a cloaking device that can hide an object approximately 30 centimeters (1 foot ) in diameter. The device works by producing a mirage, in a manner similar to the way a layer of heated air causes reflection or refraction of light to  … 
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Global Risks 2014
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESEARCH CONTENT: Cybercrime and the potential fragmentation of the internet are among the most serious risks  facing businesses and governments in 2014, this report from the World Economic Forum reveals.
Posted: 17 Jan 2014 | Published: 17 Jan 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Global Sourcing Trends in 2012
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
IT BRIEFING: The latest IT outsourcing trends from global law firm Morrison & Foerster.
Posted: 05 Mar 2012 | Published: 05 Mar 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Guard Data In Government Environments by Implementing Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource features a cost-effective automated diagnostics and mitigation security solution that offers continuous protection and is easily integrated with existing systems.
Posted: 09 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

How Data Storage Can Give An Efficiency Boost To Business
sponsored by Peak 10
WHITE PAPER: This white paper proposes that data storage is a good place to establish a "cloud first" mindset, and explores 6 ways in which cloud data storage can reduce spending and reduce IT costs.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

Peak 10

IT jobswatch – trends in media IT recruitment
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This quarters figures compiled by jobadswatch.co.uk show that during the fourth quarter of 2010 the IT jobs market for permanent staff being recruited by media organisations is up by 1.8%. This is the sixth consecutive quarter that has seen higher demand.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 15 Mar 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Legal briefing: The Draft EU General Data Protection Regulation
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from law firm Morrison & Foerster, sets out some of the most important changes for private sector organisations in the draft EU Data Protection Regulation.
Posted: 28 Jan 2014 | Published: 28 Jan 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

NSA insiders reveal what went wrong
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EBRIEF: Former NSA employees explain how the agency missed vital intelligence on 9/11, broke the US constitution through mass surveillance against US citizens, and wasted billions of dollars on technology.
Posted: 30 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Open Trusted Technology Provider Standard (O-TTPS)
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WHITE PAPER: This standard is aimed at enhancing the integrity of commercial off the shelf ICT products and helping customers to manage sourcing risk.
Posted: 10 Apr 2013 | Published: 10 Apr 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Put an End to Unplanned Outages
sponsored by Cox Communications, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces one company's solutions to the critical issue of unplanned IT outages, ensuring maximum uptime and minimal losses in the event of a disruption.
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Cox Communications, Inc.

Recommendations on rolling back government surveillance
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EBRIEF: Four former seniors staff from the US electronic intelligence gathering agency, the NSA, put the case for reform.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Government Could Miss IPv6 Deadline; Enterprises Make IPv6 Transition
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: Uncover why many government agencies risk missing the IPv6 transition deadline and how your enterprise stands to benefit by making the IPv6 transition in a timely manner.
Posted: 02 Jan 2013 | Published: 02 Jan 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

How to Prevent Security Breaches Through Effective Management and Control of USB Devices
sponsored by Lumension
WEBCAST: Learn how USB devices are used to transfer data, the federal government’s ban on USB devices and its impact, and how to effectively manage USB devices to secure data and networks without impacting productivity.
Posted: 12 Aug 2009 | Premiered: Aug 12, 2009

Lumension

IBM Rational Systems Development Solution eKit
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to improve product quality and communication during systems development to effectively reduce costs and respond to changing business requirements.
Posted: 27 Nov 2007 | Published: 25 Jul 2006

IBM Software Group

Improved Scalability and Availability are the Keys to Better Storage Management
sponsored by EMC & Arrow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of scale-out NAS solution from EMC that can keep up with exponential data growth, increased regulations and compliance mandates. This solution provides the flexibility and availability that traditional storage approaches can't provide.
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

EMC & Arrow

Improving Communications in Emergency Situations: Mobile Business Continuity Planning Solutions That Help Mitigate Risks and Improve Responsiveness to Emergency Situations
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the ways in which organizations can ensure preparedness by deploying wireless software solutions based on the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution and BlackBerry applications from Wallace Wireless.
Posted: 08 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

BlackBerry

Into the Future: The Fast Track for Financial Markets
sponsored by IBM Line of Business
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores how high performance computing solutions from IBM can enable high-velocity financial analytics and trading.
Posted: 17 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

IBM Line of Business

Maryland Government Agency Case Study: Growing Beyond the Limits
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
CASE STUDY: In this case study, you'll learn how a Maryland government agency responds to user needs faster thanks to a server and storage virtualization solution from Dell.
Posted: 02 Jul 2010 | Published: 01 Oct 2008

Dell, Inc.

Maximizing the Value of Economic Stimulus Funds
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) was a dramatic action designed to quickly stimulate an economic recovery in the United States. This SAP Executive Insight examines some of the major challenges agencies face with respect to this stimulus plan. It describes how governments can transform their organization to devote more resources..
Posted: 05 Jun 2009 | Published: 05 Jun 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Modern Cyber Threats and Government Agencies
sponsored by M86 Security
WHITE PAPER: View this paper to explore how and why targeted attacks work, modern cyber attacks in the real world, the rise in public sector attacks, Web and email security solutions and more.
Posted: 18 Nov 2011 | Published: 18 Nov 2011

M86 Security

Optimizing the PC Segment of California's IT Infrastructure
sponsored by Intel Corporation
CASE STUDY: Researchers found that by creating a dynamic IT environment- standardized, centralized, automated, and mobile-California can achieve a greener, more secure computing complex that improves productivity, delivering greater efficiency at a lower cost to taxpayers and the environment.
Posted: 27 May 2009 | Published: 27 May 2009

Intel Corporation

Out of the Cubicle and into the Field - Mobility Matters in Extending Public Service Delivery
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This paper from the Center for Digital Government explores the drivers and benefits for going mobile in the public sector. It also includes success stories from early adopters, as well as suggestions for getting started.
Posted: 18 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

BlackBerry

Overcoming challenges of asset management amid declining federal budgets
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper details an asset management solution from IBM. This option is designed for the federal government and enables seamless integration and support maintenance of every asset across the enterprise. Read this now and learn how this option can offer complete visibility into every asset, enable elevated risk management and more.
Posted: 27 Apr 2012 | Published: 27 Apr 2012

IBM

Protecting Critical Data is a Main Priority for the U.S. Army
sponsored by GlobalScape
CASE STUDY: In this white paper, learn how the U.S. Army can protect their $68 billion-worth of annual data with a set of security solutions that easily integrate with their Standard Army Management Information System (STAMIS).
Posted: 22 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

GlobalScape

Real Time Endpoint Compliance for Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore an endpoint management solution that will help federal agencies continuously monitor, manage, and detect vulnerabilities across their critical networks.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Reduce Federal Infrastructure Risk with Compliance Management and Situational Awareness
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features holistic information and network security tools that help federal agencies meet strict compliance mandates.
Posted: 12 May 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM
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DEFENSE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY DEFINITION (continued): …  create an illusion that can conceal objects on the earth's surface when viewed from a distance at a grazing angle.In the microwave portion of the radio-frequency (RF) spectrum, where most radar systems operate, cloaking differs from stealth technology. A stealth aircraft evades radar detection by presenting a minimal profile for reflecting microwave electromagnetic fields. Cloaking actually diverts electromagnetic waves around the object. This can completely eliminate its image at a specific wavelength. At visible-light wavelengths, such a process may cause distortion of images directly behind … 
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