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Startup Firms Showcase Cyber, Intell Analysis, Unmanned Tech Projects at DoD’s Innovation Hub

Five companies presented multiple technology projects to Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and other Defense Department officials during an event held at the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental facility in Silicon Valley last week, DoD News reported Friday. Cheryl Pellerin writes George Duchak, director of the DIUx organization, said entrepreneurs pitched their cybersecurity, intelligence analysis and unmanned technologies …

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Pentagon to Seek Innovation, Organizational Strategies Through New Advisory Board

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has announced the Defense Department‘s plan to establish an advisory board to help craft technological strategies for DoD to address organizational culture and project management issues. DoD said Wednesday the Defense Innovation Advisory Board will work to identify best practices for iterative product development, data-based decision-making, enterprise information sharing and utilization of mobile and …

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DoD Taps Into Crowdsourcing to Find Website Security Flaws

The Defense Department plans to enlist ethical hackers for a pilot cyber “bug bounty” program that aims to uncover security vulnerabilities on DoD’s public-facing websites. The Hack the Pentagon initiative will use private-sector crowdsourcing to allow participants to identify and analyze bugs in non-mission-critical Web applications for the department, DoD said Wednesday. “I am confident this innovative initiative will …

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Space News: US Air Force Eyes New Satellites for Wideband Satcom Demand

The U.S. Air Force has examined the possibility of a new three-satellite constellation as part of an effort to meet the Defense Department’s future wideband communications requirements, Space News reported Tuesday. Mike Gruss writes the three-satellite constellation remains an abstract idea for the Air Force at present and is in the …

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