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China Prepares for Quantum Age

Jan 24, 2014 |

Exascale isn’t the only international computing race currently underway. Around the world national interests are also scrambling to build quantum computers capable of making and breaking amazingly-complex codes. Take China for example. Already home to the most powerful supercomputer in the world, Tianhe-2, researchers in China have set their sites on the holy grail of Read more…

NSA’s ‘Secret War on Encryption’ Exposed

Sep 9, 2013 |

Documents made public by former intelligence analyst Edward Snowden reveal that the National Security Agency (NSA) has thwarted or circumvented many of the privacy safeguards of the Internet as part of a highly classified program codenamed Bullrun…

NSA Expands Academic Cyber Initiative

Sep 5, 2013 |

The National Security Agency (NSA) announced this week that they will be expanding their academic cyber initiative aimed at increasing technical proficiency in the US workforce…

Examining Questions of Virtualization and Security in the Cloud

Jun 13, 2013 |

When considering moving excess or experimental HPC applications to a cloud environment, there will always be obstacles. Were that not the case, the cost effectiveness of cloud-based HPC would rule the high performance landscape. Jonathan Stewart Ward and Adam Barker of the University of St. Andrews produced an intriguing report on the state of cloud computing, paying a significant amount of attention to the problems facing cloud computing.

Cloud Providers Want Government Stamp of Approval

Sep 28, 2012 |

The GSAs FedRAMP program has cloud providers looking to receive government endorsement.

NSA Employs Cutting-Edge Supercomputing for Domestic Surveillance

Mar 19, 2012 |

Agency built classified supercomputer at Oak Ridge for spy program.

NSA to Build Massive Supercomputing Datacenter

Apr 25, 2011 |

Facility will house cutting-edge HPC behind closed doors.

NSA Invests Big in HPC, Cloud Security

Apr 22, 2011 |

The National Security Agency (NSA) has released unclassified documents detailing a new supercomputing facility and a cybersecurity initiative focused on cloud security and mobility.

NSA Plans Massive, 65MW, $2B Data Center in Utah

Jul 6, 2009 |

NSA looks to tap into cheap electrical power for new supercomputers.