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DHS, DARPA to Support Mobile Security Tool Devt Based on Continuous Authentication; Vincent Sritapan Comments

The Department of Homeland Security and the Defense Advance Research Project Agency have teamed up to fund a Kryptowire-led project that aims to develop a user authentication tool for mobile devices. Researchers at Kryptowire have created a continuous authentication algorithm that works to validate mobile device users through their behavioral patterns that …

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UNC Charlotte to Research Mobile Security Mgmt Tools for DHS S&T; Vincent Sritapan Comments

The Department of Homeland Security‘s Science and Technology Directorate has selected the University of North Carolina at Charlotte to conduct research on mobile security under a $759,727 award. DHS said Monday the mobile technology security research and development award is part of its R&D project on mobile device security. UNC Charlotte will study ways to …

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DARPA Tests Brain-Modeled Chip for Intell Mission; Narayan Srinivasa Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has demonstrated a brain-patterned chip aboard an unmanned aerial vehicle in an effort to develop a new intelligence gathering system, MIT Technology Review reported Tuesday. Tom Simonite writes DARPA tapped into a team of HRL Laboratories, IBM and other researchers to experiment on a neuromorphic hardware that mimics …

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DARPA’s Kerry Bernstein: SRI Builds Instrument to Find Counterfeit Chips

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency research partner SRI International has delivered the Advanced Scanning Optical Microscope to the Naval Surface Warfare Center‘s Crane division to aid forensic analysis of integrated circuits and other microelectronics. DARPA said Tuesday the technology supports its Integrity and Reliability of Integrated Circuits program, which aims to detect …

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Agriculture Dept Grants FISMA Certification to Esri Cloud Mapping Tech

The U.S. Agriculture Department has certified an Esri-made online cloud mapping platform as compliant with security requirements under the Federal Information Security Management Act. Esri obtained a FISMA authority-to-operate status from USDA for the company’s ArcGIS Online cloud geospatial technology, Esri said Wednesday. The ArcGIS Online system is designed to …

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VA Seeks Esri-Like Geographic Info Tools to Track Outbreaks

The Department of Veterans Affairs is looking to acquire brand name Esri geographic information software or other products with similar features that the agency wants to use for tracking chronic diseases and outbreaks among the veteran population. An April 2 request for information from the VA lists 11 types of software licenses and …

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DHS Gathers Responders to Test New Techs in Texas

The Department of Homeland Security held a large-scale experiment in Texas to see how emergency responders can utilize new government-developed and commercial technologies integrated into existing public safety systems. The Next Generation First Responder Program– Harris County Operational Experiment at the Port of Houston gathered Houston-based public safety agencies, industry partners, DHS components and the U.S. Coast Guard, DHS said Tuesday.

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NASA to Launch Satellites for Signal Distortion Study

NASA plans to launch two small satellites for a mission to study the distortions of radio signal transmissions through the ionosphere, a region where particles ionize into plasma this month. The Enhanced Tandem Beacon Experiment or E-TBEx CubeSats will launch on a SpaceX-made Falcon Heavy rocket as part of the Department of Defense's Space Test Program-2, the space agency said Monday.

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Lawmakers Call on FCC to Prioritize Security of Future 5G Network

A bipartisan group of lawmakers sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission calling for increased focus on security for the 5G network, which the Trump administration wants to introduce nationwide. “As our U.S. network operators, from the largest to the smallest, gear up for significant infrastructure buildout for 5G and other advanced technologies, security should be a critical consideration and associated rules and regulations should be as clear as possible,” reads the letter issued Thursday by the House Energy and Commerce Committee. 

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