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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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Cisco’s Marty Roesch: Framework Needed to Prevent Escalation in US-Foreign Nation Cyber War

Some U.S. companies believe a cyber warfare is looming due to the federal government’s hesitation to retaliate against foreign hackers or allow companies to strike back, FCW reported Friday. Zach Noble writes government and industry participants at a Chertoff Group-hosted panel discussion Thuyrsday think the U.S. and a suspected nation-state actor can avoid an escalation of cybersecurity-related …

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George Duchak: Defense Innovation Unit Reaches Full Startup Mode

George Duchak, director of the Defense Innovation Unit, has said the Defense Department’s two-month old Silicon Valley outreach office has reached a full startup mode, Breaking Defense reported Thursday. Duchak told an AUVSI conference the unit doubled in size in September after it hired the first civilian expert, Sydney Freedberg …

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DoD, DIUx Eye Innovation, Dual-Use Tech Through Partnership With Silicon Valley

Officials of the Defense Department and its Defense Innovation Unit Experimental pilot program met earlier this week to discuss focus areas for their efforts to boost innovation and government-industry technology partnerships, DoD News reported Wednesday. Terri Moon Cronk writes that Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work, Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall, DIUx military …

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