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NIST Nominee Walter Copan Cites Cybersecurity, Govt-Industry Partnerships as Top Priorities

Walter Copan, nominee for the National Institute of Standards and Technology director post, has said he intends to prioritize the implementation of NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework that seeks to help federal agencies and industry protect their networks from cyber threats, the Science Magazine reported Monday. “I think we all see cybersecurity as …

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Gen. Lori Robinson: Northcom Aims to Help Address Security Issues in Central America Via Partnerships

Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson, commander of the U.S. Northern Command, has said the U.S. military looks for ways to increase collaboration with partners in Mexico and other Central American countries to address security issues in the region, DoD News reported Tuesday. Lisa Ferdinando writes Robinson told audience at the Central America Security Conference held …

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John Kelly: DHS Partners With Industry to Protect Federal Networks from Cyber Attacks

John Kelly, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, has said DHS has collaborated with industry to update outdated information technology systems as part of efforts to safeguard the federal government’s data infrastructure from cyber attacks. Kelly said in a speech delivered Tuesday at George Washington University’s Center for Cyber and Homeland …

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Robert Work, UK Counterpart Sign Cooperation Agreement on P-8A Operations in North Atlantic

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work and Harriett Baldwin, U.K. minister for defense procurement, have signed an agreement that aims to strengthen the U.S.-U.K. defense partnership and collaboration in P-8A Poseidon aircraft operations. The Defense Department said Wednesday the two countries will seek opportunities to share logistics and support bases for the P-8A maritime …

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DHS, America’s Public TV Stations Team Up to Advance Datacasting Use by First Responders

The Department of Homeland Security has partnered with America’s Public Television Stations in an effort to promote the availability of datacasting platforms designed to facilitate communications for first responders. DHS said Wednesday a datacasting system works to help users transmit files, images, voice and videos to a specific audience through broadcast television signals during …

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NASA, China Form Air Transportation Automation & Management Study Partnership

NASA and a state-owned aerospace company in China have entered into a partnership to carry out a five-year joint aeronautics research initiative in an effort to update air transportation and work toward greater automation of aviation operations in both countries. Both parties will gather and analyze data from Chinese airports to support air traffic management …

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White House: US Pledges $38B in Foreign Military Financing, Missile Defense Assistance to Israel

The U.S. government has pledged $38 billion in foreign military financing and missile defense assistance to the government of Israel under a memorandum of understanding that seeks to support Israel’s efforts to update its military. The White House said Wednesday the 10-year pact will allow Israel to acquire additional F-35 aircraft and build on its missile defense capacity to …

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NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, NCI to Research Cancer Under Renewed Space-Based Data Science Partnership

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the National Cancer Institute have extended their partnership through 2021 in an effort to expand the use of big data techniques and machine learning algorithms, which were originally developed for space exploration, in cancer research. The space agency said Thursday JPL and NCI will work to …

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DHS Partners With Virginia Attorney General’s Office to Raise Public Awareness on Human Trafficking

The Department of Homeland Security has teamed up with the Virginia Office of the Attorney General to launch efforts that aim to increase awareness on human trafficking through DHS’ Blue Campaign. The attorney general’s office in Virginia will distribute awareness materials from DHS Blue Campaign throughout the state to help community …

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