The Securities and Exchange Commission plans to open an office to develop data-driven tools and models to help monitor financial risk and fraud.
The World Bank recently launched the Open Government Contracts Platform, an open data tool to help governments and businesses search, manage and monitor government contracts and procurement opportunities globally.
The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity will be hosting its first IARPA Day on Oct. 29-30 in the College Park, Md., area.
The Department of Energy has funded a startup’s research into quantum security for the grid, and Google announces it will build its own quantum computer.
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.