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Chris Sambar: AT&T, FirstNet to Integrate Cybersecurity Into Devices, Apps for Public Safety Broadband Network

Chris Sambar, a senior vice president at AT&T, has said the First Responder Network Authority and AT&T will work to integrate cybersecurity into devices and applications as part of the proposed wireless broadband network for public safety personnel, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. “First of all, the devices themselves need …

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NASA Tests Traffic Aware Planner App’s Flight Planning Support Functions

NASA‘s Traffic Aware Planner application is currently in use at Virgin America and Alaska Airlines as part of tests on the technology’s capability to support traffic-aware strategic aircrew requests. The space agency said Tuesday the software connects with an aircraft’s Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast receiver to provide air traffic information and uses Internet connectivity …

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NGA Releases Gamification Software Code on GitHub; Robert Cardillo Comments

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has published a gamification software code on its official GitHub account. Released earlier this month, the standalone application works to generate badges and awards for users based on the context of their performance, NGA said Oct. 14. NGA also built the open source code to integrate with other Web applications to …

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NIST Launches App Assessment Tool; Steve Quirolgico Comments

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has unveiled an open-source tool for agencies to assess mobile applications, GCN reported Monday. Stephanie Kanowitz writes the AppVet system works to process apps submitted by clients, collect meta-data and check the apps against the requirements of the requesting agency. “AppVet facilitates the …

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NASA Opens Up Space App Proposals to Worldwide Public

NASA recently picked 770 proposals for space exploration hardware and applications from  9,147 participants in an April competition, GCN reported Wednesday. NASA conducted the event across 48 countries for two days and developers built software, hardware, visualization, mobile applications and web tools, which the agency says will help further its …

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