U.S. federal agencies signed an agreement that sets the charter for the National Advanced Spectrum and Communications Test Network to create a collaborative framework with an eventual goal of facilitating access to a wide range of testing that supports the sharing of the finite spectrum resource.
The U.S. Commerce Department and U.S. Department of Agriculture have been named co-chairs of the Broadband Opportunity Council, a new federal government initiative aimed at increasing broadband investment and reducing barriers to broadband deployment and adoption.
A team of students from Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, will use this year's Undersea Defence Technology exhibition to present a revolutionary man-powered submarine. The group, known as WASUB, designed the craft to break the world speed record for a single-person propeller driven submarine.
Guest blogger Bill Nolte discusses the need for a strategic review of America's intelligence.
Nearly all participants in a survey about video surveillance technology agreed that with the quantity of video data exploding, the potential for enhanced situational awareness and better intelligence is massive, but only if it is analyzed.
According to a new report by Strategic Defence Intelligence (SDI), Asia-Pacific will be the fastest growing government biometrics market globally, due to large-scale government national identification and e-passport programs.
Guest blogger Suzanne Petrie Liscouski recaps one panel discussion from the AFCEA Homeland Security Conference on agile principles in procurement and goals, including successes with agile development and agile operations and maintenance.
For our March PEO Spotlight column, Maj. Gen. Daniel Hughes communicates in the clear about the things that bug him most.
Arduous technology transition processes tempt some companies to walk away from negotiations.
Nearly a dozen years ago, consumers were afforded some protection against receiving unwanted phone calls—the National Do Not Call Registry. But it's up to consumers to make sure it works.
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.