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NASA Releases 2018 Publication on Space Technology Commercial Applications

NASA has released the 2018 edition of an annual publication that features 49 everyday-life technology applications with involvement from the space agency’s research and development contributions. The Spinoff publication for this year includes articles on ultra-sensitive radar technology used for disaster relief; plant preservation techniques in space; and high-speed stereo …

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DOE Eyes 2021 Deployment for Natl Lab Exascale Computer

The Energy Department aims to deploy the first exascale computer at a national laboratory by 2021 and eventually promote the system to other labs, agencies and industry, Federal News Radio reported Monday. DOE awarded $258 million in contracts to Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, Intel, Advanced Micro Devices, Cray and Nvidia in …

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DOJ Seeks Digital Services Director for CIO Office

The Justice Department is looking for a professional to serve as digital services director at DOJ’s office of the chief information officer. DOJ said in a USAJobs notice posted Thursday the selected candidate will lead the creation of a digital services office and work with stakeholders across the federal government to optimize digital services. The role …

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Frederick Henry: New DISA Cloud Service Built for Core Data Center Level

The Defense Information Systems Agency has launched a cloud computing service for U.S. military and civilian agencies to manage virtual infrastructures, InformationWeek reported Tuesday. Henry Kenyon writes that DISA’s MilCloud offering is designed to help Pentagon organizations configure information systems, secure communications and access mission applications. “MilCloud allows us to …

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Marina Martin: VA Opens Access to Non-Sensitive Agency Data

The Department of Veterans Affairs has introduced an online portal to give the public access to agency data and other authoritative resources, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Michael O’Connell writes the VA Open Data webpage features a catalog of veterans services and tools that innovators can use to build relevant …

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NIST Issues Revised Manuals on Cybersecurity Mgmt

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released new versions of two manuals on computer security, aiming to help information technology workers prevent cyber attacks. Each document includes methods and techniques intended to protect virtual networks and information systems from suspicious programs and applications that can damage or disrupt …

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