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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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Anthony Vinci to Step Down as NGA CTO; Cindy Daniell Named Agency Research Director

Anthony Vinci, chief technology officer of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, is due to step down from his position on July 7 and will return to the private sector. NGA said Friday Vinci helped establish public-private partnerships and led its efforts to implement artificial intelligence, automation and augmentation technology platforms during his tenure …

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NGA, Partners Complete Digital Elevation Modeling of Arctic Region

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has collaborated with the National Science Foundation, University of Minnesota and mapping technology company Esri to map the entire Arctic region. The team produced the sixth batch of three-dimensional digital elevation models under the Arctic DEM Project, NGA said Wednesday. “These models and this data provide greater context for …

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