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Hera Systems to Launch 1st Satellites in Oct 2016; Bobby Machinski Comments

Hera Systems plans to launch its first imaging satellites in October 2016 after it completed preliminary design review of the spacecraft and secured an initial round of funds from investors led by Firsthand Capital. The company said Thursday the nine-satellite constellation will work to produce images and video that its analytics platform will utilize …

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Booz Allen-Xerox PARC Team to Eye Sensor Tech, Internet of Things

Booz Allen Hamilton and Xerox‘s PARC subsidiary have partnered to offer technical expertise to government and commercial organizations as both companies aim to help clients address their mission and business challenges. Michael Farber, a Booz Allen executive vice president, said Thursday the alliance will also explore strategies to integrate PARC’s sensor technology and …

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Deltek Study: Big Data, Cloud Services Demand to Grow in Federal Sector Through 2020

Alex Rossino, a senior principal research analyst at Deltek, reports that information security policies and management programs in the federal government are driving agencies to invest in cloud computing and big data technologies. He wrote in a blog article published Tuesday the market research company has forecast that federal agencies will collectively increase their …

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SAP NS2, Altamira Form Big Data Analytics Partnership

A U.S.-based subsidiary of SAP and Altamira Technologies have forged an alliance to combine their big data analytics platforms into a joint offering as the companies seek help clients discover relationships in their data. Altamira said Friday it will incorporate SAP’s in-memory database and computation engine HANA with the former company’s LUMIFY big data fusion, analytic and visualization platform. …

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DigitalGlobe Strikes Geospatial Big Data Partnership With Intelescope; Adam Messer Comments

DigitalGlobe and Intelescope Solutions have forged a partnership that aims to help Intelescope’s forestry industry clients evaluate the health and volumes of commercial timber through the use of satellite imagery-based information. Intelescope will use the DigitalGlobe-built Geospatial Big Data tool to run its proprietary algorithms against large volumes of satellite imagery …

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Keith Alexander: IronNet Secures $32.5M in Funds for Cyber Defense Platform

IronNet Cybersecurity has obtained $32.5 million in a Trident Capital Cybersecurity-led funding round to further develop a platform designed to protect enterprises’ network infrastructures from potential cyber threats. IronNet’s cyber defense tool works to detect anomalous network patterns through the use of petabyte-scale analytics and behavioral models, IronNet said Sunday. …

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Symantec, Tata Consultancy Services Form Analytics-Based Security Partnership; Anirban Chakravartti Comments

Symantec and Tata Consultancy Services have forged an analytics-based security alliance for customers. The companies will combine their respective security technologies in order to establish joint security services offerings, Tata Consultancy Services said Friday. Anirban Chakravartti, head of global alliances at Symantec, said the joint offerings are intended to deliver “technology, …

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Telos, George Washington University Enter Analytics R&D Partnership for Cybersecurity

Telos and George Washington University have agreed to jointly build data analytics tools and algorithmic methods in an effort to help U.S. organizations to secure cyber and physical infrastructure assets. The university also plans to open a data analytics research center at its science and technology campus in Northern Virginia under …

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Study: NoSQL, MapReduce Platforms to Help Drive Govt and Defense Big Data Market

A Research and Markets report forecasts that big data in government and defense market will grow 30 percent year-over-year through 2020. The research firm said Tuesday the growth will be driven by the emergence of data management technologies such as NoSQL database and Hadoop MapReduce platforms. The government and defense industry accounts for approximately …

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LogRhythm Updates Integrated Security Intell, Analytics Platform; Chris Petersen Comments

LogRhythm has added new automation, data management and incident response orchestration tools to a unified cybersecurity offering designed to help enterprises address sophisticated threats. The company said Thursday version 7 of its security intelligence and analytics platform works to collect, examine and prioritize events from multiple disparate information sources. Chris …

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IBM, Thomson Reuters Ink Cognitive Tech Partnership Deal; Mike Rhodin Comments

IBM and Thomson Reuters have partnered to provide IBM’s Watson cognitive technology to Thomson Reuters’ customers. Thomson Reuters will apply Watson technology to content analytics, natural language processing and evidence-based learning areas in order to assist clients in gaining insights into large volumes of data, IBM said Thursday. Mike Rhodin, …

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