IBM To Establish New Cybersecurity Center For US Federal Clients

IBM Center for Government Cybersecurity to help agencies navigate current and future threats Convenes advisory group of former government officials for expanded expertise WASHINGTON—IBM today announced that it is creating … Continue reading IBM To Establish New Cybersecurity Center For US Federal Clients

The U.S. Spent $2.2 Million on a Cybersecurity System That Wasn’t Implemented — and Might Have Stopped a Major Hack

ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. NEW YORK—As America struggles to assess the … Continue reading The U.S. Spent $2.2 Million on a Cybersecurity System That Wasn’t Implemented — and Might Have Stopped a Major Hack

How to Introduce New Technologies, Products, Services, and New Innovations to the U.S. Government

COLLEGE PARK, GA — The government welcomes industry and small businesses to respond under their SBIR and STTR programs, or an Unsolicited Proposal in unique ways to introduce a specific technology, a service, a product … Continue reading How to Introduce New Technologies, Products, Services, and New Innovations to the U.S. Government

DIA Director appointed new Deputy Commander for U.S. Cyber Command

PENTAGON — Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis announced that one of the president’s general officer assignment nominations on 19 JUNE 2017 is Marine Corps Lieutenant General Vincent R. Stewart for appointment … Continue reading DIA Director appointed new Deputy Commander for U.S. Cyber Command

Microsoft Inks $927M Pentagon Deal

FORT MEADE, MD [Nasdaq]—Under a new contract with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Microsoft will provide new consulting services that include software developers and product teams “to leverage a … Continue reading Microsoft Inks $927M Pentagon Deal

DoD launching innovation office near MIT

Accelerating Innovation to the Warfighter CAMBRIDGE, MA — Today, AP is reporting Defense Secretary Ash Carter is launching the military’s latest effort at improving its technological capabilities in Cambridge, Massachusetts. … Continue reading DoD launching innovation office near MIT

The Federal Government is hiring Innovation Specialists

So you want to join 18F? Mission 18F is a civic consultancy for the government, inside the government, working with agencies to rapidly deploy tools and services that are easy … Continue reading The Federal Government is hiring Innovation Specialists

$1.1 Trillion Spending Bill Clears Congress

by Aisha Choudry WASHINGTON—Congress headed off a possible government shutdown on Dec. 18 with the passage of a $1.14 trillion spending bill. The measure funds the federal government through the … Continue reading $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill Clears Congress

Former HUD and Education Department CIO receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Industry Icons and Community Volunteers honored by local BDPA Chapters WASHINGTON — During an annual community and technology awards ceremony, Jerry Williams (left)  receives an industry Lifetime Achievement Award from … Continue reading Former HUD and Education Department CIO receives Lifetime Achievement Award

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The Achampong theorem of life at NSA

The Achampong theorem of life at NSA FedScoop.com Christina Achampong knows what that’s like. The 30-year old operations researcher has applied her mathematics expertise at NSA since 2009. She describes … Continue reading The Achampong theorem of life at NSA

DHS puts $14M toward better DDoS defenses

GCN by Derek Major Full Article WASHINGTON – In an effort to encourage new technologies to defend against distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, the Department of Homeland Security’s Science … Continue reading DHS puts $14M toward better DDoS defenses