The SIGNAL Blog

NIST Seeks Input on App Testing

August 22, 2014
By Maryann Lawlor
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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is preparing recommendations to help organizations leverage the benefits of mobile apps while managing their risks.

NSF Invests Millions in Academic Cloud Computing Testbeds

August 21, 2014
By Rita Boland
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The National Science Foundation (NSF) has initiated two $10 million projects to create separate cloud computing testbeds called Chameleon and CloudLab. Through the efforts, the academic research community will develop and experiment with novel architectures and architecturally enabled applications of cloud computing.

U.S. Navy Awards $2.5 Billion in CANES Contracts

August 20, 2014
George I. Seffers
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The estimated, cumulative value of the multiple award contract is $2,529,500,000. CANES serves as the bridge to the future of Navy afloat networks, consolidating existing legacy and standalone networks, providing the necessary infrastructure for applications, systems and services to operate in the tactical domain.

Fly Through Customs

August 13, 2014
By Maryann Lawlor
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection now offers an app that expedites the entry process for U.S. citizens and Canadian visitors into the United States.

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