China Prepares for Quantum Age

January 24, 2014

Exascale isn't the only international computing race currently underway. Around the world national interests are also scrambling to build quantum computers capa Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

NSA’s ‘Secret War on Encryption’ Exposed

September 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... Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

NSA Expands Academic Cyber Initiative

September 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... Read more…

By Isaac Lopez

Examining Questions of Virtualization and Security in the Cloud

June 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. Read more…

By Ian Armas Foster

Cloud Providers Want Government Stamp of Approval

September 28, 2012

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

By Robert Gelber

NSA Employs Cutting-Edge Supercomputing for Domestic Surveillance

March 19, 2012

Agency built classified supercomputer at Oak Ridge for spy program. Read more…

By Robert Gelber

NSA to Build Massive Supercomputing Datacenter

April 25, 2011

Facility will house cutting-edge HPC behind closed doors. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

NSA Invests Big in HPC, Cloud Security

April 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. Read more…

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