2018: The best of the best


Here are six of the past 12 months' blog posts you shouldn't have missed. The Connected Battlefield will be back online in early January. In the meantime: Happy Holidays!

 

5 ways you might not expect to be cyber attacked, and how we mitigate them

Cyber warfare represents perhaps the single most pervasive, persistent and significant threat to the military today. Many sources of cyberattack are obvious: others, less so. Here, we identify five ways in which your mission critical system could be threatened – and what we’re doing to mitigate or eliminate that threat.

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Renewing our focus on what’s important

A chance conversation reminds our CEO Rich Sorelle of why we’re in business. Our focus is to keep our warfighters safe and secure, and to deliver them an advantage. We serve those who serve, and that’s why we do what we do, and why what we do is so important.

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The challenges of dominating the electromagnetic spectrum (part two)

The goal of electronic warfare development is the domination of the electromagnetic spectrum. Our new VP430 RFSoC board is designed to help our customers to do just that – maximizing performance while minimizing cost, complexity, power consumption and board count.

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How I chose my new automobile

Choosing between one single board computer and another can be challenging. It’s very similar to choosing a new automobile. When Richard Kirk was in the market for a new car, he discovered that finding one that exactly met all his requirements proved just as difficult as choosing an SBC.

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When your life depends on it …

Intel processors have a design feature that ensures they slow down when they get too hot to prevent them from failing. Now, however, Abaco’s unique cooling technology means that our 3U VPX SBC347D can maintain full performance at temperatures as high as 75C.

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Staying ‘mission ready’

 Modern embedded computing systems monitor themselves to determine their own health and identify potential failures. There is, though, much more that can be done to ensure maximum reliability and uptime – and that’s something we’re working on.

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