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  • 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.
  • Research and Development

    August 2018

    IARPA-Funded Initiatives Could Thwart Biothreats

    By Vivienne Machi
    The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has enlisted Ginkgo Bioworks — a Boston-based synthetic DNA company — in several initiatives meant to get ahead of potential biological threats such as infectious disease outbreaks or even bioterrorism.
  • Cybersecurity

    July 2018

    Some FAQs Answered About the New Cybersecurity Rule

    By Townsend L. Bourne
    The majority of Defense Department contractors no doubt by now have drafted and populated a system security plan in accordance with Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement cybersecurity provisions, which require implementation of the security controls in National Institute of Standards and Technology Special Publication 800-171.
  • Budget

    June 2018

    ‘Incredible Interest’ in Cloud Computing Program

    The Pentagon has been flooded by responses to solicitations for a major cloud computing effort that could be worth billions of dollars to industry.
  • Infotech

    May 2018

    NGA Investing in Big Data, Artificial Intelligence Technology

    The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is investing in machine learning technologies as it grapples with a deluge of data, said the agency’s deputy director May 10.
  • Cyber

    May 2018

    Cybersecurity Tool Tracks Adversaries Faster

    By Vivienne Machi
    The Defense Department and other government agencies can now benefit from an updated cybersecurity platform that actively pursues adversaries within networks worldwide.
  • Information Technology

    April 2018

    Shanahan: No Plan to Sole-Source Pentagon Cloud Computing Efforts

    By Vivienne Machi
    As the Pentagon prepares to release a final request for proposals for a major cloud computing contract next month, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan rebuffed reports that a single company would be responsible for moving the department’s entire information technology enterprise to the cloud.
  • Infotech

    April 2018

    New Rugged Storage Server Developed for Military Use

    By Vivienne Machi
    A new storage server system has been designed to provide militaries around the world with a rugged, globally compliant and environmentally compatible hardware platform.
  • Cybersecurity

    March 2018

    New Cyber Rule Requires Critical Documents

    By George Wrenn
    Contractors and their supply chain with active Defense Department contracts, or those that plan on doing business with it, must assure that any of their data systems that transmit...
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