Tag Archives: research

NSA Opening Cyber Research Labs at Univ. of Maryland, 3 Other Universities

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The National Security Agency is investing nearly $8.2 million in cybersecurity research initiatives at four universities in the form of test laboratories, FCW reported Wednesday. Mark Rockwell writes that NSA has awarded science-of-security grants to the University of Maryland, North Carolina State University, Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Illinois. Each …

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US Military Academy Launches Cyber Research Org

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The U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y. has formed a new organization that will research methods for helping Pentagon organizations to fight cybersecurity threats, Army Times reported Monday. Joe Gould writes the Army Cyber Institute will aim to develop a new generation of cyber professionals and train operational cyber forces. …

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FAA Seeks Partners to Build UAS Research, Training Hub

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The Federal Aviation Administration is on the lookout for government, industry and academic partners to build a center of excellence for unmanned aerial systems within the next year. FAA officials issued a presolicitation notice for the project on March 31 and plans to award UAS research cooperative agreements and project funding …

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UK Allocates $120M for Big Data Analytics Projects

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The U.K. government plans to spend $120 million on 55 big data analytics programs for research areas such as transportation and healthcare, FutureGov reported Monday. Kelly Ng writes the government intends for the funding to help form big data research centers at universities. The Medical Research Council is tasked with …

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Adam Russell: IARPA Explores Methods to Build Human Analytical Skills

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The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has kicked off a multi-year collaborative research effort to design new tools and work to help analysts solve complex problems. IARPA launched the Strengthening Human Adaptive Reasoning and Problem-Solving project to further study cognitive skills in healthy and high-performing people, IARPA said Monday. “The long-term …

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Arati Prabhakar: National Security Requirements for Space Can Be Too Costly

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Arati Prabhakar, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has expressed concern on the cost of performing research in space for national security requirements, the American Forces Press Service reported Monday. Cheryl Pellerin writes that Prabhakar told a American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics-hosted conference that now is the time to …

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