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Johns Hopkins APL Develops Malware Analysis Tool Via DHS ‘Transition to Practice’ Program

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has developed malware analysis software under a Department of Homeland Security program that helped transition the platform from the lab to a newly established company. Oregon-based startup Deterministic Security aims to commercialize the REnigma technology to help government and enterprise users review and record the execution of malware …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Cloud-Based Networks Key for IoT Mgmt in Federal Sector

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said he believes agencies can manage the surplus of data from internet-of-things devices through cloud computing technology. He told MeriTalk in an interview published Thursday agencies should find approaches to mitigate IoT’s potential security threats to federal workforce and missions. “Fully utilizing cloud-based …

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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Melvin Greer, Intel’s Chief Data Scientist

Melvin Greer is Chief Data Scientist, Public Sector Americas, at Intel Corporation. He is responsible for building Intel’s data science platform through artificial intelligence, machine learning, and cognitive computing. His systems and software engineering experience has resulted in patented inventions in cloud computing, synthetic biology, and IoT bio-sensors for edge …

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OPM Drafts New Leave Policies for Federal Employees

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has drafted new rules that will reduce the use of paid administrative leave for employee under investigation for misconduct, a change to the 2016 Administrative Act. The proposed regulation was posted to the Federal Register Thursday and is open for comments until August 14. Under the proposed change, …

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DARPA Taps 1 Firm, 5 Research Orgs for Neural Engineering System Design Program

Five research organizations and one company have received contracts from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to research and develop technologies needed to create an implantable neural interface that can facilitate communication between the brain and digital systems. DARPA said Monday the awardees will conduct work under the Neural Engineering System Design program …

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Job Growth Jumps 222,000 in June

The U.S. economy added 222,000 jobs in June, and the unemployment rate held at 4.4 percent, according to a government report Friday. Job growth has averaged approximately 180,000 per month in 2017, slightly above the 187,000 mark in 2016.Wages remained stagnant, rising only a sluggish 0.2 percent. Hourly earnings on …

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Capgemini Expects to Hire Over 20,000 in India

The French IT services consultant company Capgemini expects to hire over 20,000 people in India, The Economic Times reported. The company has reskilled 45,000 employees as it moves toward automation. “We are investing a lot of money in the development of training programs because automation and the integration of automation is …

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DSA Acquires Project Performance Company

Data Systems Analysts, Inc. (DSA) has acquired Project Performance Company LLC (PPC,) a government information technology (IT) solutions provider with expertise in enterprise systems development and integration, information and knowledge management, cyber security, information assurance, energy management and environmental sustainability. Together, they will provide mission critical solutions to customers across …

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Leonardo DRS Awarded 5-Year Army Satcom Tech Sustainment Contract

Leonardo DRS has received a potential five-year, $15.7 million contract to sustain a two-way satellite communications system the U.S. Army uses to receive and transmit sensitive data. The company will implement engineering change proposals to address obsolescence and provide engineering logistics services for the service branch’s AN/URC-145A(V) Joint Tactical Terminal-Integrated Broadcast …

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