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NCS 8/24/11

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National Cyber Security

National Cyber Security


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Australia is stepping up to the plate to fight cyber crime.  It has a three- year plan to stop cyber crime.  The Australian government made the announcement of the new legislation on Tuesday.

One airline is ditching paper and is turning to cyber technology.  United Continental plans to replace flight manuals and aeronautical navigational charts with electronic versions on Apple iPads. The airline has ordered 11,000 iPads that it plans to put in the hands of all United and Continental pilots.

Some of the engineers at Ohio State University are getting pretty creative to make sure soldiers always stay connected.  The group developed a new antenna designed to be sown into clothing.  It would give the soldiers a connection range of four times larger than a conventional body worn antenna which is used right now.