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

Cleaning up major public and private hacks, NSA’s IAD at Crossroads

FORT MEADE, MD—For nearly a decade, the National Security Agency’s (NSA) Information Assurance Directorate (IAD) has been focused upon weaknesses in industrial control systems (ICS) such as the (supervisory control … Continue reading Cleaning up major public and private hacks, NSA’s IAD at Crossroads

Kids @ Play and Family Tech Summit

CES Family Tech Summit addresses  safety and education LAS VEGAS, NV—Antigone Davis is Head of Global Safety at Facebook, where she works with internal teams at Facebook and with external … Continue reading Kids @ Play and Family Tech Summit

$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

Battlespace Exploitation of Mixed Reality (BEMR)

SAN DIEGO, CA — GCN.com reports the military has been developing and using both virtual and augmented reality applications for battlefield training, helping soldiers better communicate with bomb-sniffing dogs and … Continue reading Battlespace Exploitation of Mixed Reality (BEMR)

If not the NFL, Navy QB selects Information Warfare Career Path

Photo courtesy CBS Sports From Jill Martin, CNN ANNAPOLIS, Maryland—Football is only part of the equation for Midshipman First Class Keenan Reynolds, who is majoring in international relations. Everyone that … Continue reading If not the NFL, Navy QB selects Information Warfare Career Path

H.O.P.E. DMV Alumnae Receive 2015’s President’s Awards

MERCEDES SNYDER | President’s Award Here is Mercedes’ Story “When you’ve worked hard, and done well and walked through the doorway of opportunity, you do not slam it behind you. You … Continue reading H.O.P.E. DMV Alumnae Receive 2015’s President’s Awards

H.O.P.E. Project DMV Students Capture 2015 President’s Award

ALISHIA PRIDGEN | President’s Award Here is Alishia’s story I was born and raised in Riggs Park in Northeast Washington, D.C. I graduated from McKinley Tech High School in 2007. I am … Continue reading H.O.P.E. Project DMV Students Capture 2015 President’s Award

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