Defense IT


NGA sets up geospatial intell portal on Amazon cloud

NGA sets up geospatial intell portal on Amazon cloud

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Lockheed Martin and Esri, have set up a geospatial intelligence portal on the AWS Commercial Cloud Services environment.

Simulator tests software for next-gen prosthetics

Simulator tests software for next-gen prosthetics

The Gazebo simulator is helping DARPA develop prosthetic limbs with intuitive controls and sensory feedback.

DOD goes beyond FedRAMP for cloud security

DOD goes beyond FedRAMP for cloud security

The Defense Department released an updated cloud security requirements guide that outlines controls and additional requirements necessary for using cloud-based solutions within DOD.

DISA launches chat, web conferencing service

DISA launches chat, web conferencing service

The new open-source Defense Collaboration Services gives DOD employees secure web conferencing and instant messaging on both the NIPRNet and SIPRNet.

Navy’s intell requires automated analytics

Navy’s intell requires automated analytics

The Navy’s Office of Naval Intelligence is looking for automated analytics tools to help make data more accessible, discoverable and available to analysts more quickly after it is collected.

Jeff Cheatham, senior metrologist at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center

NASA software sharing to save Army months – and millions

NASA has transferred more than 2,400 automated software procedures to the Army in an agreement expected to save $4 million in time and development costs.

Army Research Lab posts dshell code to github

Army ‘commits’ to open source with net forensic tool

The Army Research Lab recently posted code for Dshell, its forensic network analysis tool, to GitHub to support the forensic and incident response community.

Street View maps Old Ironsides

Street View maps Old Ironsides

The USS Constitution will be headed to dry dock for repairs and restoration in March, but Google just released a 360-degree virtual tour of Old Ironsides.

Firms combine mobile dev, code analysis for agency apps

Mobile dev, code analysis tool debuts for DOD, intell agencies

CACI, Appcelerator join forces in developing a tool to help agencies develop and release secure apps on schedule and within budget.

DISA drafts new cloud security requirements

DISA drafts new cloud security requirements

The Defense Information Systems Agency released a draft of cloud computing security requirements for the Defense Department.

DOD greenlights Dell open network switches for agency use

DOD greenlights Dell open network switches for agency use

Dell open network switches were added to the Defense Department’s Approved Product List, certifying they meet DOD security tests and are ready to be used with government networks.

DOD opens the hunt for disruptive tech

DOD opens the hunt for disruptive tech

The Defense Department issues a call for ideas and technologies for its Long Range Research and Development Plan.


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