emerging technology
  • DARPA lets slip the AlphaDog of war

    The improved robotic "pack mule" can carry a lot of gear for soldiers, follow them in the field and even charge their radios.

  • It's called 'sparse data,' and it could be a big deal

    The small bits of data coming from sensors recording everything from temperature changes to coffee pot use could make a big difference in the way we manage things.

  • What's next in the network: software defined networking

    The emerging type of architecture opens up once-closed routers and switches to optimize speed and performance within a network.

  • The return of the sneaker net

    Bigger bandwidth nearly killed off sneaker nets entirely, but today's gigantic files sizes just might bring them back.

  • Was 'Sneakers' right about secret government IT?

    The movie that inspired a lot of people to become government techies might have been real, just a little.

  • Oil baths: A better way to keep computers cool?

    Intel test finds dunking servers in mineral oil can cut power consumption.

  • Panasonic soups up the Toughbook 19

    The re-released rugged laptop includes has a faster chipset, expanded storage and an innovative light sensor.

  • 3 simple tricks for defeating hackers on the road

    In certain places, traveling feds can almost count on an attempt to steal information from their laptops. Here are ways to give them the old Willy Wonka.

  • 5 keyboard shortcuts you won't find in Windows 8

    The new Microsoft OS will kill some shortcuts you might be used to, but it's not all bad.

  • Bitter end: XP users grudgingly give way to Win 7

    Many rejected Vista and resisted Windows 7; what will they make of Windows 8?

  • Magic log-in ring lets you use finger swipes for passwords

    Researchers at Rutgers have developed a prototype device that lets you authenticate with the swipe of a finger.

  • AI surveillance cameras can learn, remember ... and forget

    The AISight cameras used during the Republican convention adapt to their environment to determine if anything is amiss.

  • The death of the PC: real or exaggerated?

    PC sales have slowed and mobile mania continues to grow, which might make you think government PCs are heading the way of the typewriter. But maybe not.

  • Is it data or deception? US-VISIT needs to know.

    Of all immigrants coming into the United States, about 825,000 fingerprint records at US-VISIT have multiple names and inconsistent birth dates.

Topic Resources

  • Update on Assessment & Authorization (A&A) Processes for Cross Domain Solutions

    As introduced in our latest certification and accreditation (C&A) basics webcast (“Navigating Certification & Accreditation – A Primer) C&A terminology is transitioning to assessment and authorization (A&A). See the associated white paper “From C&A to A&A – The RMF Shoe Has Dropped.” Continuing the transition discussion, Raytheon Cyber Products and Steve Welke are pleased to present a webcast updating the latest information on A&A processes for cross domain, multilevel security solutions. Join Steve Welke, an A&A industry expert, as he discusses the A&A principles, requirements and processes.

  • Increase Data Security through Your Print Solution

    You’ve consolidated your desktops with virtualization and moved your data to the cloud. What else can you do to obtain additional costs savings and increase security while keeping your network flexible? Connect print and digital information from across your organization with the people who need it, exactly when they need it. Join this webcast to learn how security software and printing solutions work together to eliminate extraneous printers at multiple sensitivity levels, allowing organizations to recognize significant savings from reduced hardware, space, power, support and supplies.

  • Everything Storage: Learn How to Store All Your Data Underneath a Single, Extremely Scalable, Software-Defined Architecture

    Join us as we discuss scalable, software-defined storage architecture and integration, along with hardware and software technologies that empower Everything Storage. You will also be introduced to the leading massive-scale, open-platform solution for object storage. Be sure to tune-in to learn and ask questions about how open-platform solutions can bring you enterprise-class reliability, performance and simplicity without vendor lock-in and the associated price tag.

  • IBM i2 National Security and Defense Intelligence Demo

    In this video IBM Product Manager James Vincent presents an overview and demo of IBM® i2® National Security and Defense Intelligence—a cost effective information exploitation solution that provides data acquisition, multi-faceted intelligence analysis and multi-agency and partner collaboration features.

  • 'Mocking' Reality: The Power of Service Virtualization

    A large government agency was struggling to provide stable test environments to support their partner landscape. Duplicating production using traditional methods would have resulted in infrastructure cost blowouts, misalignment issues and resourcing issues. This webcast will explore how the agency leveraged service virtualization to meet their evolving needs and the challenges and successes involved in the program.