Matthew Nelson

Jacobs to Extend NASA Langley Research Center Support; Steve Arnette Quoted

Jacobs Engineering Group will continue to help NASA operate the space agency’s research facility in Hampton, Va., under a one-year, $46M contract extension. The company said Wednesday it will perform design engineering work at the Langley Research Center and manage projects, construction, assets and configuration tasks for laboratories, test equipment, wind …

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Oracle Gets Security Certification for Session Board Controllers; Doug Suriano Quoted

Oracle has obtained security accreditation for five Enterprise Session Board Controllers designed to secure communications between government networks. The company said Monday the Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 certification seeks to validate the capability of its E-SBCs to shield internet protocol networks from cybersecurity threats. “We are proud to have met this high standard …

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DHS Seeks Info on Counter-Drone Systems

The Department of Homeland Security has issued a request for information from potential providers of counter-unmanned aircraft systems in a move to address security concerns over hostile drones. DHS said Monday in a FedBizOpps notice its science and technology directorate will use the collected data to assess and identify commercial-off-the-shelf counter-UAS platforms …

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Engility Secures Air Force Follow-On Systems Engineering Support Contract

Engility will provide follow-on systems integration and engineering services for the U.S. Air Force under a potential $30M contract. The company will deliver the services in support of the service branch’s Space-Based Environmental Monitoring and Space Overhead Persistent Infrared platform, the Defense Department said Monday. The service will obligate $15.5M in …

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Oak Ridge National Lab Seeks Commercial Partner for Cybersecurity Tool

The Energy Department‘s Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee has launched a competitive process for interested vendors to apply for licensing rights to commercialize a patented malware detection tool, Bloomberg Government reported Friday. ORNL seeks an industry partner to market the Heartbeat technology designed to trace malicious codes through a device’s energy …

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DARPA To Highlight Artificial Intelligence R&D Programs During Two-Day Conference

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency plans to host a two-day conference in March to provide information about DARPA’s artificial intelligence research and development programs to Defense Department researchers and industry stakeholders. AI Colloquium will take place from March 6 to 7 in Alexandria, Va., and seeks to explore the potential applications …

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