Washington, DC - Ask a business person where their office is located and the likely answer is “everywhere.” They’re working from home, staying in the loop while traveling, and catching up on email between sales calls. For productivity’s sake, many companies give their employees – and perhaps clients or service providers – remote access to their networks. Are you taking steps to ensure those outside entryways into your systems are sensibly defended?

Washington, DC - The Department of State has renewed the charter of the U.S. Advisory Panel to the U.S. Section of the North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission (NPAFC) for another two years, effective September 29, 2017.

Arlington, Virginia - Georgia Tech and the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute, sponsored by the Office of Naval Research are sponsoring the development of a series of new specialized tests to assess cognitive abilities and personality traits, and identify potential Navy and Marine Corps unmanned aviation systems (UAS) operators. It's called the Selection for UAS Personnel, or SUPer.

Washington, DC - The United States has fully implemented the decision by the Government of the Russian Federation to reduce the size of our mission in Russia. We believe this action was unwarranted and detrimental to the overall relationship between our countries.

Los Angeles, California - The Federal Trade Commission has ended an operation whose telemarketers in Peru used deceptive and abusive tactics to sell products for learning English to Spanish-speaking consumers in the United States.

Washington, DC - Educator and award-winning author Robyn Gioia encourages the use of historical fiction to stimulate a love of reading and--more important--of learning, says David Bruce Smith, co-founder of the Grateful American Book Prize.