Hanscom Group Sets Stake in Cyberwar:

The 754th Electronic Systems Group at Maxwell AFB, Ala., has activated a software center of excellence and awarded a contract for $10 million worth of security protection—all part of the Air Force effort to gain master over cyber operations. Monica Morales reports that the group, which is part of Electronic Systems Center at Hanscom AFB, Mass., activated the Air Force Application Software Assurance Center of Excellence at Maxwell’s Gunter Annex, last month to examine and develop best practices for network and Web-based application security and now has awarded Telos Corp. a contract to provide technology to help identify, protect, and monitor applications.