Pulse

Pulse

  • Report: Government website satisfaction drops

    Inefficient websites have contributed to a drop in citizen satisfaction with federal government services.

  • NIST draft standard details approximate matching

    Approximate matching, useful for security monitoring and forensic analysis, works to identify similarities in two digital artifacts.

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  • 'Innovation lab' puts Air Force brain power on DOD-wide issues

    The Air Force Technical Applications Center created an innovation lab dedicated to developing technologies at a lower cost to reduce operations maintenance and overhead.

  • PwC OK'd as certified third-party assessment organization for FedRAMP

    PwC was certified under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to assess the security of cloud providers offering services to federal agencies.

  • Patent search engines aim to open innovations to the world

    The Lens open search engine provides access to 100 million documents in 90 countries, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office makes Chinese patent documentation searchable via the PTO website.

  • 1940s motion simulator rehabbed for tech testing at sea

    The Navy is refurbishing a 96,000 pound platform used to train World War II-era machine gun operators into a test site for high-tech communications.

  • Texas opts for General Dynamics CloudBroker services

    General Dynamics' CloudBroker portal helps customers procure and manage cloud infrastructure and services.

  • First software-as-a-service platform gets FedRAMP OK

    Originally developed for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Concurrent Technologies Corp.’s Unclassified Remote Hosted Desktop is the first SaaS solution to be authorized by FedRAMP.

  • NIST seeks comments on crypto management system

    The draft profile contains requirements for the design, procurement, management and use of Cryptographic Key Management Systems by federal organizations.

  • FDA cures data-entry backlog with digital scanning, crowdsourcing

    The Food and Drug Administration tapped a Web-based digital scanning service to overcome a monthslong backlog of reports submitted to its drug safety database.