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U.S. Army Opens Cyber Analytics Lab

July 20, 2017

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory opened the Army Cyber-research Analytics Laboratory.

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IARPA Seeks to Create Functional World Map
July 17, 2017

IARPA has announced the functional Map of the World (fMoW) challenge, which officially kicks off in August.

Rapid Reaction Technology Office Seeks Cyber Solutions
July 13, 2017

) will conduct a solutions meeting in late October.

A Golden Age in Federal Technology Procurement
July 12, 2017
By Ray Potter

The National Institute of Standards and Technology's benchmark for encryption modules has seen recent innovation, opening the playing field for competition.

5 Ways Technology Has Changed the World
July 11, 2017
By Maryann Lawlor

While it seems appropriate that octogenarians tell stories that begin with, "When I was your age...," now people only in their 30s are marveling at the capabilities the younger generation enjoys.

IARPA Announces Two Proposer Day Conferences
July 10, 2017

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity will host two proposers’ day conferences later this month

Awareness and Collaboration Can Improve FITARA Scorecard
July 5, 2017
By Julianne Simpson

For the first time since Congress began composing the biannual Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) scorecard, more agency grades declined than improved.

Curing the Government's Public Cloud Phobia
June 22, 2017
By Christine Kerns

Commercial cloud offerings are part of a modern technology arsenal that the whole of the U.S. government must consider adopting. 

Cyborg Dragonfly Takes Flight
June 1, 2016

The DragonflEye, a cyborg insect intended for a variety of missions, including intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, has liftoff.

Insider Threat Training Now Required for Federal Contractors
May 31, 2017
By Julianne Simpson

Beginning today, all cleared government contractors must complete insider threat employee awareness training prior to being granted access to classified information and every year thereafter.

President Trump: We’re Wasting Taxpayers’ Money
May 30, 2017
By Ben Sharfi

There are two types of government procurement issues contractors might find infuriating and prevent warfighters from getting the best industry offers.


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