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  • Finally, a way to defang ransomware

    Finally, a way to defang ransomware

    Developed by University of Florida researchers, CryptoDrop can halt a process that appears to be tampering with a large amount of the user’s data.

  • How DARPA creates and sustains innovation

    How DARPA creates and sustains innovation

    A new report on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency explains how it has continued to deliver innovative solutions.

  • DARPA’s all-machine cyber challenge

    DARPA’s all-machine cyber challenge

    This year’s Cyber Grand Challenge will be the first all-computer hacking tournament where machines will try to find and fix bugs in real time.

  • Visual whitelisting software helps secure video chats

    Visual whitelisting software helps secure video chats

    Software developed by Duke University researchers lets users of camera-equipped devices specify what others can see, preventing inadvertent disclosure of restricted information.

  • Johnson space center

    NASA tracks climate change in its own backyard

    By assembling historical imagery and data, GIS specialists will be able to run time-series analyses of changes in vegetation, land use/land cover changes and land surface temperatures.

  • handgun

    Justice eyes smart gun tech to secure officers’ firearms

    With a smart gun challenge and draft baseline specifications on securing service pistols, the National Institute of Justice wants to find technologies could be used to help secure federal law officers' handguns.

  • NIST launches 3-D ballistics research database

    NIST launches 3-D ballistics research database

    National Institute of Standards and Technology’s 3D Ballistics Research Database uses an open-source-developed algorithm to more reliably link bullets to the guns that fired them.

  • 2016 GCN DIG IT AWARDS

    The GCN dig IT Awards: What makes for a great nomination

    The nomination deadline has been extended to July 21 -- here's how to make yours count!

  • Predicting terrorists attacks by parsing social media traffic

    Predicting terrorists attacks by parsing social media traffic

    By monitoring the use of selected hashtags on social networks, researchers were able to track activity of ad hoc groups of extremists without having access to the individuals’ profiles.

  • chatbots for government customer service

    Is there a chatbot in your agency’s future?

    Artificial intelligence and machine learning, including bots, can expand and improve digital customer service.

  • NASA Space Apps Challenge produces six global winners from a pool of nearly 1,300 projects.

    Analytics, visualizations, 3-D printing and a space plane!

    NASA Space Apps Challenge produces six global winners from a pool of nearly 1,300 projects.

  • When AI goes Top Gun

    When AI goes Top Gun

    Researchers have developed a fuzzy-logic system that out-flies an expert fighter pilot.

  • wearable health sensors

    Fitbit for the battlefield? Not just yet.

    The biggest challenge is extracting actionable data from commercial devices, an Air Force Research Lab official says.

  • 2016 GCN DIG IT AWARDS

    Recognizing the best in government IT

    GCN dig IT Award nominations deadline has been extended to July 21!

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    Millions of formerly secret CIA documents available online


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