The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate has announced its first business accelerator program, EMERGE!, aimed at entrepreneurs who have innovative ideas that address the unique needs of the homeland security community and whose wearable technologies could be adapted for first responder operations.
The Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, announced this week a major research initiative called HEAT, which will pilot advanced cryptographic technologies that enable European citizens and businesses to process sensitive data in encrypted form.
Knowing the cybersecurity threat might be half the battle toward mitigating problems, but the popular push and mounting trend toward increased information sharing, particularly between industry and the federal government, is not the be all and end all.
As if cybersecurity of late has not been tough enough, the emergence of the ubiquitous network consisting of billions of Internet connections and smart gadgets presents an alarming security threat that has failed to draw a concerted effort by experts—both in the government and industry—to address the weaknesses and protect users, experts say.
Terry Halvorsen assumed duties as the permanent chief information officer for the U.S. Defense Department, a role he served in as the acting for nearly a year.
Twenty-five teams from around the world will face off in the DARPA Robotics Challenge final competition.
You can reduce the probability of a cyber attack from a disgruntled employee by becoming more mindful of your command climate or employee attitudes and making a commitment to spending more time with your employees/members of your command.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday ended its stalemate and voted to fully fund the Department of Homeland Security.
Guest blogger Joyce Bosc, from Boscobel Marketing Communications, outlines some steps companies can use to get the most out of exhibiting at a conference.
UPDATE: The U.S. Congress voted late Friday to fund the Department of Homeland Security, but could only reach an agreement to fund the DHS for one week.
Logos Technologies, Fairfax, Virginia, has received a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to continue development of the SilentHawk military motorcycle in partnership with Alta Motors.
In 2015, we have approximately 3 million apps that we can download to our wireless devices (iOS and Android), topping out with more than 100 billion apps to be downloaded across all devices. As a result, the hunt is on for assured privacy and security.
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson voiced a hesitant optimism Thursday that U.S. Congress will come together to fully fund the department before tomorrow’s deadline that could shutter parts of the Department of Homeland Security.
Nations plan to launch more than 500 small satellites over the next five years, an increase of two-thirds in the number of the small space-bound platforms when compared with launches over the past decade, according to an international space firm report.
Guest blogger Ed Bender from SolarWinds outlines the steps the U.S. Defense Department should take to secure and streamline information networks successfully toward the realization of the JIE. The department must strive for greater interoperability of NetOps and other IT management tools within the services.
The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) Office for Anticipating Surprise has initiated a competition for its Cyber-attack Automated Unconventional Sensor Environment (CAUSE) program, which aims at discovering ways to anticipate cyber attacks before they occur.
A group of 144 universities warned Congress that pending legislation to address patent litigation abuses is so broadly drawn that it would weaken the nation’s patent system and hinder the flow of groundbreaking advances from universities to the private sector.
The National Security Agency’s third annual Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper competition is now open. Deadline for submissions is March 31.
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology are developing measurement tools for new mobile communications channels that could offer more than 1,000 times the bandwidth of today’s cellphone systems.
The three sea services are facing different challenges with cyber operations, but they are adopting some similar solutions as they wrestle with the newest warfighting domain.