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Crunchy Data Unveils Open Source Security Compliance Automation Platform

Crunchy Data has unveiled an open source project with the goal to help agencies automate compliance with the Defense Department‘s security standards dubbed Security Technical Implementation Guide. The company said Tuesday it developed the PostgreSQL STIG Automation project to support the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency‘s efforts to accelerate the authority-to-operate certification process for cloud platforms. …

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IARPA Awards Contracts for Research on Human-Machine Geopolitical Forecasting Tech

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has awarded research contracts under the Hybrid Forecasting Competition program that aims to enhance the accuracy of geopolitical event prediction methods. IARPA selected HRL Laboratories, Raytheon‘s BBN Technologies subsidiary and the University of Southern California to conduct research on hybrid forecasting systems under the HFC program, the …

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Homeland Security Tools Available to Private Sector

The Department of Homeland Security’s Transition to Practice office has helped make dozens of technologies developed by government labs or research partners commercially viable, including eight tools licensed by private companies, 15 tools piloted within government or the private sector, and five offered as open source code, said Program Manager …

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Ensco Demos Virtual Phased Array, Software-Based Radio Projects at INSA Event

The Intelligence and National Security Alliance has selected Ensco to present two independent research and development projects in front of a government intelligence community audience at the INSA Innovators Showcase forum. Ensco said Thursday it showcased the Virtual Phased Array and Low SWaP Software Defined Environments projects to a large group of program managers, engineers and …

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DARPA to Brief Proposers on Hardware Security Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency seeks industry expertise to address security vulnerabilities in electronic hardware and plans to hold an event in Arlington, Virginia, to discuss the project with interested companies. DARPA said Monday its System Security Integrated Through Hardware and Firmware program aims to mitigate seven classes of hardware vulnerabilities listed on the Mitre-administered Common Weakness …

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D-Wave Unveils US Gov’t Subsidiary, Names Independent Board Members

D-Wave Systems has established a new subsidiary that will work to provide quantum computer systems to U.S. government agencies and has appointed executives that will serve on the subsidiary’s independent board. The company said Tuesday Jeffrey Harris, chairman of the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation and former president of special programs at Lockheed …

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ISC Govt Advisory Council Adds 8 New Members; Dan Waddell Comments

ISC has added eight government and industry professionals to the nonprofit organization’s U.S. Government Advisory Council. Members of the council advise the ISC executive management team on cybersecurity-related government policies and programs as well as professional certification matters, ISC said Tuesday. The USGAC also sponsors community outreach initiatives such as the ISC Government Information Security …

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GovCon Industry Pros Recognized in Trending 40’s Top DC Corporate Counsels List

Laurence Grayer of Veterans Moving Forward, Gregory Nixon of Cerberus and Josh Petty of Booz Allen Hamilton have made Trending 40’s list of top corporate counsels in Washington, D.C. for 2016. The legal professionals will be honored during a ceremony that will be held Sept. 21 at Crystal City, Virginia. Other honorees include Mitre‘s Julie Bowen, AT&T‘s Rishi …

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Triple-i to Sponsor Advanced Technology Academic Research Center’s Federal DevOps Summit

Information Innovators Inc. will sponsor a one-day symposium by the Advanced Technology Academic Research Center that will discuss the potential impact of DevOps and Agile methodology on the federal government. The ATARC Federal DevOps Summit will feature Pramod Malhotra, Triple-i’s software engineering and technical solutions director, as host for the second session of the Mitre-ATARC Collaboration Symposium …

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NVTC to Auction One-on-One Meetings with Virginia’s Business Leaders

The Northern Virginia Technology Council will auction off some prominent executives in the government contracting industry as part of a fundraising event scheduled on April 25. CXO Auction attendees will electronically bid for opportunities to meet with c-level regional and industry executives to gain insight on various businesses, NVTC said Monday. The event aims to …

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