The National Science Foundation seeks input on the formation of Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs that would stimulate, track and help sustain grassroots partnerships around big data.
A survey sponsored by the SANS Institute showed 90 percent of government and industry respondents have adopted the Critical Security Controls, a public-private security roadmap.
Security education provider SANS Institute updates its library of information security policy templates government agencies can use as reference guidelines.
AT&T's Synaptic Storage as a Service for Government is a multi-tenant, community cloud that has the same features as the company's commercial cloud storage offering but adds additional security.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency awarded Leidos a contract to provide digital mapping production services.
General Dynamics will set up an IP-based system that prepares Massachusetts to add new technologies, including smart phones, texting, video and web services, to its first-response arsenal.
The state of Maryland will replace and consolidate its legacy, on-premise human resources software with a unified system from Workday.
The Defense Information Systems Agency authorized Amazon Web Services as the first commercial cloud approved at “security impact levels” 3-5 for highly sensitive workloads.
The Navy’s Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services project will standardize and consolidate systems the Navy’s afloat network.
The Transaction Processing Performance Council's TPCx-HS benchmark was developed to provide performance, availability and energy consumption metrics of big data systems.