Pulse

Pulse

  • Iron Mountain to open Northern Virginia storage facility

    Iron Mountain to open Northern Virginia storage facility

    With close to 500,000 cubic feet of space, the center is specifically designed to meet federal agencies’ needs for temporary records storage.

  • DHS announces challenge for National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility

    DHS announces challenge for National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility

    The Think and Do Challenge is designed to build an innovation ecosystem that leverages NBAF resources to protect animal and public health.

  • DHS puts $14M toward better DDoS defenses

    DHS puts $14M toward better DDoS defenses

    The funded research will focus on slowing the growth rate of distributed denial of service attacks and developing tools and techniques that allow organizations to respond to attacks.

  • Air Force financial management system in final stages

    Air Force financial management system in final stages

    The Air Force awarded the final contract for completion of the Defense Enterprise Account and Management System to Accenture for $73 million.

  • State starts development on new social media and analytics platform

    The State Department of will use the new platform to expand its social media outreach.

  • DARPA Edge CT WAN protection

    DARPA taps Raytheon to protect DOD communications

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency recently awarded Raytheon BBN a contract to research ways to optimize and protect information flow over wide-area networks.

  • Army beta tests SHARP counseling with avatars

    Army explores avatar-based training

    The Army recently conducted beta tests of new software that uses avatar-based scenarios to teach counseling techniques for junior leaders.

  • Building better energy models with the help of DOE supercomputers

    Building better energy models with the help of DOE supercomputers

    Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed open source software to help improve energy efficiency of residential and commercial buildings.

  • jackson open data

    Jackson joins the open data movement

    An open data executive order from the Mississippi town's mayor establishes policies that codify and standardize open data processes.

  • Army health platform embraces the fitness-tracking craze

    Army health platform embraces the fitness-tracking craze

    The Army is adapting its ArmyFit system to sync with smartphones and mobile fitness devices.

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  • Social media: Tip of the recruitment spear?

    Social media: Tip of the recruitment spear?