Tag Archives: standardization

Walter Copan Talks NIST’s AI, Quantum Computing Work at House Subcommittee Hearing

Walter Copan, director of the National Institutes of Science and Technology, appeared Wednesday before a House subcommittee to discuss NIST’s work in quantum science and artificial intelligence, Nextgov reported Thursday. He told members of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee’s research and technology subpanel about NIST’s achievements in the quantum field, including work in quantum simulation and development of a quantum logic clock.

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NASA & ISS Partners Formulate Standards to Promote Interoperability

NASA has partnered with its International Space Station associates to draft a set of standards on seven priority areas concerning global interoperability. These areas include avionics, communications, environmental control and life support systems, power systems, rendezvous operations, and robotics and thermal systems, the space agency said Tuesday. The collaboration seeks to improve …

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Report: Michael Rogers Talks NSA Leadership Role in ICITE Adoption

Adm. Michael Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, believes that the agency can take a leadership role in the standardization of IT operations across the Intelligence Community, FCW reported Wednesday. Sean Lyngaas writes Rogers told his audience at a recent Intelligence and National Security Alliance event that he fully supports the implementation …

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NIST Seeks Comments on Final Draft of Federal Info Protection Guidelines

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released the final draft of its guidance document on protecting controlled unclassified federal information residing in nonfederal systems based on feedback to the initial November 2014 draft. NIST said Friday it is seeking further public comments on the “Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Information …

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Phyllis Schneck: DHS Working on Trust, Standards to Strengthen Cyber Info-Sharing

The Department of Homeland Security is setting up an organizational structure that would encourage the private sector to exchange cyber threat information with the government amid the White House’s proposal for liability protection, FCW reported Wednesday. Mark Rockwell writes that Suzanne Spaulding and Phyllis Schneck of the National Protection and Programs Directorate at DHS told the House …

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Army Continues Mission Command Technical Overhaul to Build Network Capabilities Across Bases

The U.S. Army is continuing its work to overhaul mission command operations through upgrades under the Defense Department‘s Joint Information Environment that could eventually reduce deployments to the field, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jared Serbu writes that the service’s efforts to establish a distributed mission command aligns with Army Chief of Staff Ray Odierno‘s work to …

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GSA to Launch Program Office to Guide Gov’t Adoption of Shared Services

The General Services Administration hopes to foster further use of shared services across government by establishing a program office that will standardize the process of adoption and address identified challenges, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Emily Kopp reports that the CIO Council has requested Dominic Sale and his team at GSA’s Office of Governmentwide Policy …

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