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4 tips for bug bounty programs

4 tips for bug bounty programs

A well-run program offers agencies a way to extend their penetration testing and network monitoring programs.

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Army fires up bug bounty program

Following the Pentagon’s successful bug bounty program, the Army has announced its own "Hack the Army" program to tighten up security on its public-facing websites.

IARPA releases BAA for virtual user environment

IARPA releases BAA for virtual user environment

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity is looking for a virtual user environment that can support the kind of security analytics required to protect sensitive government users or workloads.

Secure software is the best defense

Secure software is the best defense

The Fortify for Forge program gives the Defense Department’s Forge.mil users secure, rapid and cost-effective access to up-to-date software security assessment tools.

Hacking the Pentagon for patriotism and profit

Hacking the Pentagon for patriotism and profit

The Defense Digital Service proves that bug-bounty programs can pay big dividends for government agencies.

Getting medical equipment to wounded warfighters

Getting medical equipment to wounded warfighters

The Patient Movement Item Asset Tracking System leverages RFID tracking and an innovative enterprisewide asset management system to ensure the military has the medical equipment when and where it needs it to aid any wounded warfighter.

Avoiding midair crises

Avoiding midair crises

The Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System uses optical sense-and-avoid technology to allow aircraft to detect and track other aircraft approaching in real-time.

Commercial imagery boosts efficiency, savings for NGA

Commercial imagery boosts efficiency, savings for NGA

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is developing new acquisition methods to make its operations more cost effective.

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Bug bounties: How federal agencies can learn from Apple

Apple's exclusive bug bounty program is one that federal agencies -- particularly the most risk-averse -- could embrace.

NGA joins SpaceNet satellite imagery initiative

NGA joins SpaceNet satellite imagery initiative

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is joining a private-sector consortium that applies enhanced automation to geospatial intelligence.

DARPA targets doctored images

DARPA targets doctored images

A multidisciplinary team of university researchers is working to pull together a platform capable of scanning the massive numbers of images and videos posted online daily and verifying their authenticity.

Carrier landings as smooth as magic carpet rides

Carrier landings as smooth as magic carpet rides

Magic Carpet software is designed to reduce stress on Navy pilots by simplifying aircraft carrier landings.


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