Technology

Juan Zarate on K2’s Fintech Venture With Giant Oak for AML/CFT Efforts

Juan Zarate Chief Strategy Officer K2 Integrity

K2 Integrity, formerly K2 Intelligence Financial Integrity Network, and Giant Oak have formed a joint venture in an effort to provide financial institutions a new model for anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism. "We are trying to revolutionize the AML/CFT regime through the use of federated data analytics and transfer learning," Juan Zarate, global co-managing partner and chief strategy officer of K2 Integrity, told ExecutiveBiz.

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USAF Demos Cubic-Made Mission Analysis Software at Checkered Flag Exercise; Jonas Furukrona Quoted

Jonas Furukrona LVC Training VP

Tyndall Air Force Base has hosted a demonstration of a Cubic-made software suite designed to analyze kinetic and non-kinetic effects during training exercises. Cubic said Wednesday its Simplified, Planning, Execution, Analysis, Reconstruction or SPEAR suite facilitated user experience across more than 75 aircraft at the Checkered Flag 21-1 exercise.

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Army Needs Market Info for EW Systems Integration Effort

U.S. Army

The U.S. Army has released a request for information in support of its plan to implement an integration framework for electronic warfare systems, seeking data for designing, building, integrating, testing and maintaining the EW Planning and Management Tool system. The service branch said Tuesday in a SAM notice it wants to integrate EW systems into a unified, modular platform by further developing the tool.

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Inmarsat-Addvalue Partnership Intros Satellite Link Service; Todd McDonnell Quoted

Todd McDonell President

Inmarsat and Singapore-based communications firm Addvalue Innovation have introduced a service to facilitate data transfer between low-Earth orbit small satellites and ground stations. The partnership commissioned the Inter-satellite Data Relay System service Nov. 12 on Sequoia, a Capella Space synthetic aperture radar microsatellite, and launched the IDRS offering after completion of a live data connectivity demonstration, Inmarsat said Monday.

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3D-Printed Rocket Maker Relativity Secures $500M in Series D Funds; Tim Ellis Quoted

Relativity Space

Los Angeles-based Relativity Space has raised $500M in a round of Series D financing led by Tiger Global Management and will use the funds to advance the development of its launch vehicle, 3D printing technologies and other programs. “We are on track to launch our first Terran 1 rocket to orbit next year with existing capital on our balance sheet," said Tim Ellis, co-founder and CEO of Relativity Space.

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Vertosoft Partners with D3 Security to Deliver SOAR Technology; Jason Wiele, Chet Hayes Quoted

Vertosoft

Vertosoft has partnered with D3 Security, a leader in advanced Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) technology, to assist government agencies in security operations, incident response and threat hunting. “Working alongside Vertosoft has given us an expert partner to support our Federal clients as we bring D3 SOAR to government agencies who are looking to bolster their cybersecurity posture,” said Jason Wiele, senior director of enterprise cybersecurity solutions at D3 Security. 

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