Engineers are packing more powerful sensors into smaller and smaller forms for use on lighter aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles, giving the U.S. military unprecedented high-end multi-spectral capability from greater distances.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published the final version of the "U.S. Government Cloud Computing Technology Roadmap, Volumes I and II," which focuses on strategic and tactical objectives to support the federal government’s accelerated adoption of cloud computing.
Reginald Brothers, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) undersecretary for science and technology, today announced the new visionary goals for the department’s Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) put a call out for technology that can detect and identify from great distances dangerous biological and chemical substances.
House Homeland Security Committee chair proposes technology mix for securing the southern border.
(ISC)² is offering a series of tips to educate the public for National Cyber Security Awareness Month.
Multiple autonomous underwater vehicles equipped with modern sensors relevant to NATO minehunting missions are being employed at sea during the Multinational AutoNomy Experiment (MANEX ‘14), held September 22 to October 13, 2014, along the Italian coast, between Framura and Bonassola, in the Ligurian Sea.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is seeking information from small businesses as potential sources to provide cyber-related support services; to conduct activities; and to create products to improve the U.S. Defense Department's cyber systems.
The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate has transitioned the first technology in its Transition to Practice program to commercial market two years ahead of schedule.
The National Capital Region is receiving a five-year federal grant of $30 million to build its capability to detect and deter nuclear and radiological threats. Washington, D.C., is the third city to launch the Securing the Cities program.
Service members can get expedited travel screening at TSA PreCheck airports using their Defense Department identification number when booking flight reservations. The security approach is available to all members of the U.S. armed forces, including the reserves, the National Guard and the U.S. Coast Guard.
The release of new high-quality positional information on space debris of unknown origin will help satellite owner-operators better protect their space assets.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is preparing recommendations to help organizations leverage the benefits of mobile apps while managing their risks.
Number of U.S. Transportation Security Administration’s PreCheck application centers increases.
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.
Lockheed Martin officials report that some attackers against their networks have disappeared—for now.
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.
The U.S. Army is introducing new cyber features into its semiannual Network Integration Evaluation to better identify, understand and defend against threats.
The Pentagon’s research agency kicked off a new program to improve the time it takes to develop military platforms, with an aim of shortening the process by 75 percent.
Government information technology experts see benefits and challenges to software-defined networking.