Tag Archives: situational awareness

Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh on Federal IT Trends to Watch in 2017 & Cyber’s Info Mgmt Aspects

Work to implement the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act along with continued digital transformation, cloud computing and data analytics initiatives at agencies were among several topics that led the federal IT landscape in 2016. The federal and commercial technology market landscape also shifted this year as the former Dell Inc. closed …

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DHS, Israel’s Public Security Agency Seek First Responder Tech Grant Applications

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate and the Israeli ministry of public security have announced a potential $1 million grant opportunity for developers of first responder technologies. DHS said Wednesday the NextGen First Responder Technologies program seeks new protective clothing, situational awareness and wearable platforms that can work to help  …

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OGSystems, Prescient to Collaborate on Location-Based Intell Platform Devt

OGSystems has teamed up with Prescient to integrate the latter’s intelligence products and threat alerting services into the former’s BlueGlass location-based intelligence platform. BlueGlass is designed to help users obtain insights in real time through situational awareness, anomaly alerts and incident reports that might pose a threat to user operations, OGSystems said Thursday. The platform comprises …

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HPE’s Earl Matthews: Analytics, Speed, Intell Key to Cyber Situational Awareness

Earl Matthews, a vice president at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, has said speed, analytics, integration, resiliency, intelligence and expertise are the six attributes that are key to cyber situational awareness, Signal magazine reported Wednesday. Matthews, VP of enterprise security solutions for HPE’s U.S. public sector business, made the remarks Wednesday at the three-day MILCOM …

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OGSystems, TransVoyant Form Predictive Analytics Tech Partnership

TransVoyant and OGSystems have partnered to integrate a predictive analytics tool with OGSystems’ platform that works to help customers gain situational awareness as well as receive anomaly alerts and reports on operational risks. The partnership aims to add TransVoyant’s Precise Predictive Intelligence system to the BlueGlass platform OGSystems designed to generate real-time insights through remote sensing, big …

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BAE Systems, Terma to Continue Pilot Helmet Audio Devt Efforts

BAE Systems and Terma will continue their collaboration on helmet audio development efforts after the conclusion of a design review on a joint development agreement product that integrates systems from both companies. Terma said Thursday a joint development agreement covers the integration of Terma’s 3D-Audio/Active Noise Reduction technology with BAE Systems’ Striker II helmet mounted display and aircraft integration …

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Unisys’ Patrick Doyle: Govt Should Include Public Safety Entities in Smart City Initiatives

Patrick Doyle, Unisys global justice and law enforcement subject matter expert, has said  governments should integrate public safety functions into the interconnected systems of “smart city” programs. Doyle wrote in a GCN opinion piece published Tuesday that public safety agencies should be included in the information workflows of smart cities to boost situational awareness. …

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General Dynamics Unveils Public Safety Comms Tech Suite

General Dynamics‘ mission systems business in Canada has released a new suite of  digital communications systems for first responders to exchange information over fixed or mobile networks. The portfolio comprises the CitySHIELD, BorderSHIELD, InfrastructureSHIELD and EmergencySHIELD platforms that are designed to help increase users’ situational awareness as well as reduce emergency response …

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Leidos Picks Crystal Group-Built Server for Signals Intell Platform; Matthew Smith Comments

Leidos has selected Crystal Group’s computer servers for integration with the former’s signals intelligence platform, Military & Aerospace reported Tuesday. John Keller writes Leidos will integrate Crystal’s RS378 3U rugged server with its eXpeditionary RT system that works to provide users with situational awareness data derived from various information sources. Matthew Smith, …

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Textron’s Unmanned Systems Business Unveils Control & Collaboration Tech Product Line

Textron Systems‘ unmanned systems business unit has unveiled a new portfolio of multidomain control and collaboration technologies that work to help customers gain  situational awareness and share information. Textron said Monday the Synturian suite includes the Synturian Control technology the company designed to integrate with different platforms or vehicles as well as the Synturian Remote system equipped with mobile and …

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Sevatec Wins Recompete for NOAA Cybersecurity Center Support

Sevatec has won a potential two-year, $19 million contract from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to provide support services to NOAA’s Cyber Security Center. The technology services firm said Tuesday the recompeted contract covers support for NCSC’s security operations facility as well as its computer incident response, system administration support and enterprise security solutions teams. Sevatec …

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BAE Builds Electronic Warfare Tool Under DARPA Contract; Joshua Niedzwiecki Comments

BAE Systems has launched a new portable sensor system designed to perform tactical situational awareness functions for soldiers through detection and analysis of radiofrequency signals. BAE said Tuesday it developed the electronic warfare platform under a contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency in support of DARPA’s Cognitive radio Low-energy …

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OGSystems, Planet Forge Strategic Alliance to Develop Location-Based Intelligence Platform

OGSystems will team with Planet to build a location-based intelligence platform that combines commercial remote sensing, big data and cognitive analytics. The companies said Monday the BlueGlass platform will work to offer real-time insights delivered through situational awareness, anomaly alerting and reporting on activities that could lead to potential risks to user operations. “OGSystems’ vision for BlueGlass …

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