Press Releases

Radiance Technologies Promotes Tim Tinsley as EVP of Defense

Tim Tinsley

Radiance Technologies has promoted Tim Tinsley as executive vice president for the company’s Defense Sector, Radiance reported on Thursday. Prior to his promotion, Tinsley served as senior vice president of the Integration and Prototyping Group. Tinsley joined Radiance in 2004, and he has held a variety of senior leadership roles.

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General Dynamics Mission Systems-Dedrone Team to Advance Drone Technology; Chris Brady Quoted

Chris Brady

General Dynamics Missions Systems (GDMS) has made a strategic counter-drone partnership with Dedrone, providing General Dynamics' global network with access to Dedrone's complete drone detection and defeat technology. Under strategic agreement, GDMS will become a value-added reseller for Dedrone's counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS) capabilities, after an equity investment in Dedrone.

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CISA Issues Directive on Cyber Vulnerability Disclosure; Bryan Ware Quoted

Bryan Ware

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is directing federal agencies and contractors to report cybersecurity vulnerabilities in systems and technologies to prevent potential exploitation by adversaries. CISA said that agencies must implement a Vulnerability Disclosure Policy (VDP) to ensure the resiliency of the U.S. government’s online services and simplify the public’s reporting of cyber vulnerabilities.

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Bob Work, Former Deputy Secretary of Defense, Comments on JAIC’s AI Race; LTG Jack Shanahan Quoted

Bob Work

Former deputy secretary of defense and artificial intelligence (AI) Bob Work recently stated that the Department of Defense (DoD) is at risk of losing the AI race and should create a department-wide development model to combat competition. He suggested the Joint AI Center's (JAIC) scope could be broadened to expand the center to the Joint Automation and Artificial Intelligence Center (JAAIC).

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Intelligent Waves Names Brian Brennan SVP of Client Operations; Tony Crescenzo Quoted

Brian Brennan

Intelligent Waves has appointed Brian Brennan as senior vice president of Client Operations, the company reported on Thursday. Brennan will be responsible for leading and growing the company’s client operations performance. Brennan brings to Intelligent Waves his extensive successful experience in managing high-level Federal IT government customer relationships, consistent business growth, and proven ability to exceed revenue and profit targets.

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Catherine Marsh: IARPA Leverages Cloud to Back Telework Environment

Catherine Marsh

Catherine Marsh, director of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), said IARPA’s cloud infrastructure enabled the agency to support employees who have transitioned to telework during the COVID-19 pandemic. “One of the major accomplishments at IARPA has really been our seamless transition to a remote working environment in the cloud,” Marsh said.

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Pentagon Works on Guidance for AI Ethical Principles Implementation; Jane Pinelis Quoted

Artificial Intelligence

The Department of Defense’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) plans to come up in the next six months a document that will serve as a guide for the implementation of five ethical principles in the use of AI, FedScoop reported Friday. A small team within JAIC is now working on pilot programs focused on ethics training.

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DOE Announces $72M Carbon Capture R&D Effort; Steven Winberg Quoted

Dept. of Energy

The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $72 million in funds to 27 projects for the development of carbon capture technologies meant to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. Eighteen projects will receive $21 million to build materials and technologies designed to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, DOE said Tuesday.

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CISA Releases Interagency Guidance on Cyber Threat Mitigation, Incident Response

Emotet Malware

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released a joint advisory on incident response and threat mitigation to help federal agencies in cyber incident investigations. CISA said Tuesday the “Technical Approaches to Uncovering and Remediating Malicious Activity” guidance collates data from a research effort alongside the U.K., Australia, Canada and New Zealand.

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