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SecurityScorecard: Gov’t Agencies Lag Behind 17 Industries in Cyber Posture

A SecurityScorecard report indicates that the U.S. government lags behind 17 private industries such as the healthcare, transportation and retail sectors when it comes to cyber hygiene and reaction time to data breaches. The company said Thursday it analyzed 35 breach incidents that occurred across 600 federal, state and local agencies from April 2015 to …

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Rep. James Bridenstine Proposes New Bill to Manage Space Traffic, Orbital Debris

Rep. James Bridenstine (R-Okla.) has unveiled a bill aimed to help the Defense Department establish a distributed system of small satellites and focus on the procurement of Earth observation data and other services from commercial providers, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. Christian Davenport writes Bridenstine introduced the American Space Renaissance …

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DHS, NASA Form Crowdsourcing Tech Competition Partnership; Reginald Brothers Comments

The Department of Homeland Security and NASA have formed a partnership to jointly hold crowdsourcing-based prize competitions as part of both agencies’ efforts to help develop new technologies. DHS said Wednesday its science and technology directorate will work with NASA’s Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation to solicit homeland security …

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NASA Science Mission Directorate Assoc. Administrator John Grunsfeld to Retire in April

John Grunsfeld, associate administrator of NASA‘s science mission directorate, will retire from his post by the end of April. The four-decade space agency veteran has managed over 100 space missions, including the Curiosity Mars rover landing, New Horizons Pluto flyby and the Deep Space Climate Observatory, Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 and Global Precipitation Measurement programs, …

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