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  • Cyber

    November 2018

    Cybersecurity Market Poised for Further Growth

    The Defense Department is expected to significantly boost investment in cybersecurity technology over the next five years, according to a recent study.
  • Cybersecurity

    November 2018

    Defense Firms Should Seize Cyber Initiative

    By Christopher Smith
    American business is under attack. The recent confession by social media giant Facebook that hackers breached nearly 50 million of its users’ accounts, despite heavy investments in data and network security upgrades, reminds business and government observers of the significant cybersecurity risks menacing the private sector.
  • Cybersecurity

    November 2018

    The Nexus Between Cyber and Ethics

    By Brian E. Sweeney
    In September, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan commented that the Pentagon intends to hold industry accountable for improved cybersecurity, and in that regard “we’re in a new world.”
  • Cyber

    November 2018

    Analysts Laud New Federal Cyber Strategies

    With high-tech adversaries increasingly targeting U.S. government networks, two recently released cybersecurity strategies are a step in the right direction, experts have said. The National Cyber Strategy and a summary of the Defense Department’s Cyber Strategy were both released in September. The documents provided high-level objectives for the Pentagon and other federal agencies to better wrap their arms around cybersecurity issues.
  • International

    September 2018

    Study: China Pursuing ‘Quantum Supremacy'

    China is poised to leap ahead of the United States in the race to develop quantum technology, according to a new report released Sept. 13.
  • Infotech

    September 2018

    U.S. Winning Supercomputer Race, For Now

    With the unveiling of Summit — which has a peak performance of 200 petaflops, or 200,000 trillion calculations per second — the United States is once again in possession of the world’s speediest supercomputer.
  • Cybersecurity

    September 2018

    Small Contractors Struggle with Cyber Rules

    By Corbin Evans
    Clear policy drives effective implementation. Conversely, complex, opaque policy frequently leads to confusion and lack of compliance. Unfortunately, complexity and lack of understanding limit the Defense Department’s efforts to enhance cybersecurity in its supply chain.
  • Defense Department

    September 2018

    DoD Policy Memorandum Rejects ‘Sweeps’ Data

    By John Chierichella and Keith Szeliga
    Complying with the Truth in Negotiations Act, 10 U.S.C. § 2306a, just became a whole lot harder for defense contractors.
  • Emerging Technologies

    August 2018

    Booz Allen Wins $885 Million AI Contract

    Booz Allen Hamilton was recently awarded a major contract to develop new machine learning techniques for the government.
  • Emerging Technologies

    August 2018

    Algorithmic Warfare: Google Versus The Pentagon, The Fallout

    Current and former Pentagon officials are worried that Google’s withdrawal from Project Maven — one of the Defense Department’s most high-profile artificial intelligence efforts — could have disastrous effects.
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