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DoD OKs List of Geographic Exclusion Zones for 2 Commercial Remote Sensing Imaging Systems

The Defense Department has cleared a list of 151 geographic exclusion zones for commercial shortwave infrared imaging and night-time imaging platforms, Space News reported Tuesday. Two officials said Thursday at an Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing meeting DoD handed over the list to the Commerce Department to help the National Oceanic …

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House Appropriations Panel Proposes $22M Budget for FAA Commercial Space Transpo Office

The House Appropriations Committee’s transportation, housing and urban development bill would allocate $21.6 million in fiscal 2018 funds to the Federal Aviation Administration’s commercial space transportation office, Space News reported Tuesday. The proposed budget in the draft appropriations bill reflects a $1.7 million increase from AST’s funds under the omnibus …

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SBA, DoD Unveil Online Forum for Military Spouse Entrepreneurs via LinkedIn

The Defense Department and Small Business Administration have introduced an online forum for military spouse entrepreneurs to connect with business mentors through LinkedIn as part of DoD’s Spouse Education and Career Opportunities Program. SBA said Friday that affiliated mentors, military spouse business owners and DoD certified career counselors can use the platform …

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CBO: Senate Bill on Licensing Framework for Updated Nuclear Reactors Would Cost $47M Over 5 Years

The Congressional Budget Office has said a Senate bill that would require the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to create a regulatory licensing structure for nuclear reactors that have undergone technology and design updates would cost approximately $47 million from fiscal years 2017 through 2021. CBO said in a report published Wednesday that the …

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DHS Licenses Cyber Tool to RhinoCorps Under Transition to Practice Program; Mike Pozmantier Comments

The Department of Homeland Security has licensed a Pacific Northwest National Laboratory-built cyber risk assessment platform for commercial use. DHS’ science and technology directorate handed the Physical and Cyber Risk Analysis Tool to New Mexico-based vulnerability analysis tool developer RhinoCorps as part of the Transition to Practice program of the directorate’s cybersecurity division, DHS …

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DHS’ Phyllis Schneck: New Multilateral Export Control Policy Conflicts with US Cyber Efforts

Some government and industry executives told a congressional hearing Tuesday they believe the U.S. government should review a multilateral arms control agreement’s policy that restricts cross-border sales of computer surveillance technology, FCW reported Wednesday. Aisha Chowdhry writes the Wassenaar Arrangement was amended in 2013 to include intrusion software and Internet network monitoring products to …

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DHS, ORNL License Cyber Tool to R&K Cyber Solutions for Commercial Use

The Department of Homeland Security and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory have licensed a government-developed malware forensics detection and software assurance package for private-sector use, FCW reported Monday. Mark Rockwell writes that the DHS Science and Technology Directorate licensed the Hyperion tool to R&K Cyber Solutions as part of the Transition to Practice …

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NASA Offers Tech Licensing to Commercialize Space Data Processors

NASA has released a notice of license availability on SpaceCube 2.0 technologies in an effort to help the private sector commercialize government-owned inventions on space-based data processing systems and support further research and development work. The notice posted Monday on the Federal Register said that NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center wants partners to manufacture SpaceCube …

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Cloud Concerns Not Limited to Security

Cloud computing— or at least cloud talk — in the federal sector has taken off, aided by the Office of Management and Budget’s cloud-first policy and the ever-shifting technological zeitgeist. But questions about cloud security have managed to put the brakes on too much enthusiasm for some. And, according to …

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