Tag Archives: Carnegie Mellon

Next Century to Help IARPA Develop SIGINT-Based Event Forecasting Tool

Next Century has received a three-year contract from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity to develop a signals intelligence-based tool that will work to forecast societal events as part of IARPA’s Mercury Program. The SIGINT-based Anticipation of Future Events technology will be built to detect and predict terrorist or military activities, civil unrest and rare …

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Brian Neely on American Systems’ Ongoing Cloud Migration, His Dual CIO-CTO Hats

Brian Neely started his career at American Systems in 1996 for his first post-college position in industry and now holds the dual roles of chief information officer and chief technical officer at the employee-owned government services contractor. Neely oversees planning and management functions for the company’s technology and information management-related resources and has also …

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IntelliDyne Receives CMMI-DEV Maturity Level 3 Appraisal; Richard Sears Comments

IntelliDyne has attained a capability maturity model integration for development level 3 rating from the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute. The CMMI-DEV appraisal suggests that IntelliDyne has continued to improve its business operations and projects using standard process assets, the consulting firm said June 12. Richard Sears, IntelliDyne director of software …

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Sabre Systems Achieves CMMI Maturity Level 3 for Services

Sabre Systems has attained Carnegie Mellon’s Capability Maturity Model Integration Maturity Level 3 for Services, which work to demonstrate best practices for meeting meet services guidelines. CMMI-SVC aims to set  standards for managing works and processes, establishing services and delivering offerings, Sabre said Monday. ChangeBridge Consulting Inc. conducted the appraisal, …

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Carnegie Mellon Recognizes SAIC

SAIC’s Intelligence Systems Business Unit and Cyber and Information Solutions Business Unit won recognition from the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute. SEI awarded the business units a Capability Maturity Model Integration Maturity Level 3 rating in recognition of improvement and development of best practices that improve the quality and …

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Researchers say Security ID Questions Inadequate

Researchers say that security questions on websites need to be replaced with harder more complex questions. A study, from the University of Cambridge,  proved the ease of guessing answers to common questions. Another study by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Microsoft proved that 17% of answers can be guessed by …

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Northrop Grumman Reaches Out to Academia

Northrop Grumman has reached out to three major cyber research universities to help advance research and develop effective cybersecurity solutions. The three schools, Carnegie Mellon, Purdue University and MIT, were asked to join a Cybersecurity Research Consortium. The consortium is meant to leverage the collective capabilities and expertise of the …

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