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  • Cybersecurity

    April 2017

    More Resources Needed For Cyber Threat Intel

    To help better thwart attacks against its networks, government and industry must invest more funding and resources into gathering cyber-threat intelligence.
  • Counterterrorism

    April 2017

    Help Wanted to Combat Social Media Threats

    The Defense Department must work with Silicon Valley on ways to deter the growing weaponization of social media by state and non-state actors.
  • Cybersecurity

    April 2017

    Navigating Defense Department Cyber Rules

    By Robert S. Metzger
    Defense contractors by Dec. 31 are expected to provide “adequate security” to protect “covered defense information” using cyber safeguards.
  • Defense Contracting

    April 2017

    Special Operations Command Opens Doors for Small Firms

    “I would rather play a lot of blackjack than play roulette,” James “Hondo” Geurts, the chief of Special Operations Command’s acquisition, technology and logistics organization said recently.
  • Defense Contracting

    April 2017

    An Ethics Toolkit for Small Businesses

    By Ellen Martin
    For many small businesses, the path to becoming a contractor for the Defense Department may be daunting.
  • Contracting

    April 2017

    New Rules Emerge for Independent Research

    By Herb Fenster and Nooree Lee
    Without a change in direction, the department’s support for critical long-term research could continue on its downward spiral.
  • Defense Department

    July 2016

    Carter Officially Opens DIUx Boston

    Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter officially opened the Defense Innovation Unit-Experimental in Boston July 26, and unveiled a slate of new efforts to enhance the Pentagon’s outreach to the commercial technology sector.
  • Defense Contracting

    May 2016

    Amazon Cracks Code on How to Attract Innovators to Federal Market

    By Sandra I. Erwin
    "Thousands of pages of legislation have been passed by Congress over the years in efforts to overhaul the government’s procurement system. So it might come as a surprise to policy makers that one of the most transformative forces in the federal market of late is not a piece of legislation but insurgent industry player Amazon Web Services.<br/>"
  • Defense Contracting

    May 2016

    Survival of the Fittest in the Industrial Base

    By Sandra I. Erwin
    There has been no soft landing for many of the small and mid-size companies that sell equipment to the military, and the downturn has been especially tough on contractors whose livelihood for years was tied to war spending.
  • Global Defense Market

    May 2016

    Silicon Valley Exec: ‘Innovation Isn’t Magic’

    As the Pentagon continues its push to reach out to high-tech companies around the country, one Silicon Valley executive said the government must be careful to not treat innovation as if it were a magic pill.
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