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ViaSat enhances cybersecurity program

Carlsbad’s ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT), a specialist in broadband and communication technologies and services, on Monday unveiled new enhancements to its government security services and products during a conference in Washington, D.C., sponsored by the National Security Agency.

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On the Agenda: Lawyers' fees, energy conference on tap this week

Business and professional groups have a shortened week of activities because of the Fourth of July weekend.

BAE gets increased funds for work on two destroyers; military will run on Pepsi

BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair was awarded contract modifications for work on two destroyers.

USS Milius returns

TECHNOLOGY

Cubic not concerned about rise of virtual reality trainers

Former Air Boss joining Cubic as VP of Cubic Global Defense

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LRAD wins security awards

FINANCE

Armed Forces Bank in San Diego merges

TECHNOLOGY

51 students participating in Cyber Boot Camp

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Major investor blasts LRAD Corp.

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As Kurds gain in Syria, Turkish govt ponders military action

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) _ As Kurdish rebels in northern Syria rack up wins against the Islamic State group, Turkish media is abuzz with talk of a long-debated military intervention to push the Islamic militants back from the Turkish border -- a move that will also outflank any Kurdish attempts to create a state along Turkey's southern frontier.

ViaSat enhances cybersecurity program

Carlsbad’s ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT), a specialist in broadband and communication technologies and services, on Monday unveiled new enhancements to its government security services and products during a conference in Washington, D.C., sponsored by the National Security Agency.

New Secretary of Defense, SEALS move to Silver Strand

The first six months of 2015 were filled with tales of scandal and expansion for the national and San Diego defense communities. Budget woes aren’t out of the picture yet either, as the 2016 deadline for round two of sequestration looms closer.

Kerry, Zarif See Tough Talks as Iran Deal Still in Balance

(Bloomberg) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said they expect a tough final round of talks mired in disputes over sanctions relief, verification and the scope of Iran’s nuclear research.

On the Agenda: Lawyers' fees, energy conference on tap this week

Business and professional groups have a shortened week of activities because of the Fourth of July weekend.

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In local news, Fish & Richardson’s FISHstep program assists startups with patent filing in exchange for a 1 percent stake in the company, and four CFOs spoke about builders executing IPOs at a PCBC panel.

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San Diego lays claim to Coast Guard Enlisted Person of the Year

May 1, 2015 -- MST3 Giacomo Terrizzi, from Coast Guard Sector San Diego, was named the Enlisted Person of the Year, the first time someone from this sector has received the honor.

From the Front

PACIFIC OCEAN (June 29, 2015) -- Sailors assigned to the Black Knights of Combat Helicopter Squadron (HSC) 4 coordinate the departure of an SH-60 Sea Hawk helicopter on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). 

PACIFIC OCEAN (June 29, 2015) -- Sailors assigned to the Black Knights of Combat Helicopter Squadron (HSC) 4 coordinate the departure of an SH-60 Sea Hawk helicopter on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan is underway off the coast of Southern California. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Timothy Schumaker

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Interview with Booz Allen Hamilton's Greg Wenzel

Greg Wenzel, executive vice president and lead for digital solutions and C4ISR at Booz Allen Hamilton, talks about the modern digital ecosystem and Internet of Things that can create an enterprise effect across the federal government and military orgnizations through secure interoperability for efficiency and effectiveness.

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