Tag Archives: Pilot Program

NASA Names Six Entrepreneur’s Challenge Winners


NASA has selected six entrepreneurial companies to receive $100K each as winners of a prize competition that sought concepts to build instruments and other technology that could support science exploration programs. The winning startups on the Entrepreneur's Challenge are Cognitive Space, Evermore Intelligence, MOBILion, Trace Matters Scientific, Guardion Technologies and Cold Quanta.

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Tripwire’s Maurice Uenuma: CMMC Reflects DoD’s Seriousness to Address Supply Chain Cyber Weaknesses

The Department of Defense introduced the final version of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program in late January and Maurice Uenuma, vice president of federal at Tripwire, said CMMC is a key step to securing DoD’s supply chain, Signal Magazine reported Sunday. The Potomac Officers Club will host its CMMC Forum 2020 on April 2. Click here to register for the event.

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Qualcomm to Help DISA Test Multifactor User Authentication in Pentagon’s IT Systems

A Qualcomm division has received a contract to help the Defense Information Systems Agency implement a multifactor user authentication method into Defense Department information technology systems. Qualcomm said Thursday its cybersecurity solutions division will establish a pilot program for DoD personnel to access key department IT assess with an actionless authentication system. The system …

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IBM’s Sam Gordy: Watson AI Helps Army Predict Armored Vehicle Mechanical Problems

Sam Gordy, general manager of IBM’s federal business, has said the company’s Watson artificial intelligence platform works to help the U.S. Army predict mechanical issues in its fleet of Stryker vehicles as part of a pilot program that started in mid-2016. Gordy told FCW in an interview published Friday the Watson supercomputer …

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Chad Woolf: AWS Guidance Aims to Help Agencies Secure Cloud Network Connections

Amazon Web Services has developed a framework meant to help agencies and vendors architect Trusted Internet Connection-ready cloud computing tools that comply with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program’s moderate baseline security requirements. The Guidance for TIC Readiness on AWS was produced after the cloud service provider completed its FedRAMP-Trusted Internet Connection Overlay testing …

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