Technology

SMC Seeks Info on Classified Enterprise IT for Next-Gen OPIR, ESS Satcom Programs

Next-Gen OPIR

The Space and Missile Systems Center has asked industry to provide information on an enterprise classified information technology infrastructure to meet SMC’s collaboration, security and data access requirements for Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared and Evolved Strategic Satellite Communication programs.

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Michael Mestrovich of State Department Delivers Keynote Address During Potomac Officers Club’s IT Modernization in Today’s Environment Event

Michael Mestrovich Principal Deputy CIO State Department

Michael Mestrovich, principal deputy chief information officer for the State Department, delivered his keynote address during Potomac Officers Club’s Secure IT Modernization in Today’s Environment Virtual Event on Wednesday, August 26th. If you missed the event, you can still register to watch the footage in Potomac Officers Club’s Event Archive.

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BGOV: Federal Spending on Insider Threat Detection Tech Could Surpass $1B in FY 2020

insider threat

The federal insider threat technology market is expected to exceed $1B in fiscal year 2020 driven by agencies’ spending on cybersecurity tools and services designed to detect and monitor malicious behavior in data use and employee networks, Bloomberg Government reported Thursday.

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NuWave’s Michael Buscher: Large Data Sets Drive Gov’t Information Dominance Strategy

Michael Buscher Chief Growth Officer NuWave Solutions

Michael Buscher, chief growth officer of NuWave Solutions, told Government Matters in a video interview posted Thursday about the trend towards information dominance and how an overwhelming amount of data drives that trend within the Department of Defense, intelligence community and civilian agencies.

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Klas Telecom Begins Initial Fielding of TRIK to Enhance US Army Communications; Mike Munn, David Huisenga Quoted

Klas Telecom

Klas Telecom has announced that four Army Brigade Combat teams have been selected for initial fielding of the company’s Voyager Tactical Radio Integration Kit (TRIK), a low SWaP and rugged communications solution system, as part of the ITN architecture within Capability Set '21 (CS21), the company reported Thursday

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OSTP, NSF, DOE Announce $1B Investment to Set Up AI, Quantum Research Hubs; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios US CTO

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation have announced that they will invest more than $1B to help build 12 research institutes focused on artificial intelligence and quantum information science.

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Google’s Shannon Sullivan: Open-Source Tech, Zero Trust Could Help Agencies Manage Cloud Security

Shannon Sullivan Director of Federal Google Cloud

Shannon Sullivan, director of federal at Google Cloud, said government agencies seeking to achieve cloud security and create multicloud environments should establish partnerships with commercial cloud providers, transition to open-source tools and adopt a zero trust framework.

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