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Akamai’s Patrick Sullivan: DevOps, Agile Methods Could Help Agencies Stay Ahead of Cyber Vulnerabilities

Patrick Sullivan, senior director of global security strategy at Akamai Technologies (Nasdaq: AKAM), has said agencies that aim to eliminate cyber vulnerabilities should use DevOps and agile methods. “Agencies need to be extremely agile to stay ahead of vulnerabilities, and as they move to models that are heavily based on …

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NVIDIA to Host Forums, Hands-On Training in AI, Deep Learning at GPU Tech Conference

NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) will hold a three-day conference series to provide participants an opportunity to undergo training and gain insights about artificial intelligence and deep learning. The third-annual GPU Technology Conference to be held from Oct. 22 to 24 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C., will …

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Lockheed, Navy Seek to Combine ML & Robotics for 3D Printing Process

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 3, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is studying the possible uses of machine learning and robotics to support additive manufacturing as part of work required under a $5.8M U.S. Navy contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday its Advanced Technology Center will work with the …

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ECS Federal Lands $79M ML, Computer Vision Engineering Contract From Army

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 2, 2018 — ECS Federal will provide computer vision engineering and machine learning services to the U.S. Army under a potential $78.8M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday fiscal 2018 budget for research, development, test and evaluation will fund the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, which covers work in …

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SAP NS2’s Barry Leffew: AI, Machine Learning Could Help Agencies Outpace State-Backed Threat Actors

Barry Leffew, senior vice president and general manager of national security software at SAP National Security Services, has said agencies should leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning to counter cyber threats. Leffew wrote that the use of AI and machine learning could provide agencies an edge against state-sponsored threat actors …

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NGA Picks Six Entities to Advance Studies in Geospatial Analytics

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has selected six entities to conduct advanced geospatial analytics research efforts as part of the Boosting Innovative GEOINT Broad Agency Announcement program. Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), OGSystems and SRI International will leverage machine learning technologies for agricultural crop assessment, spectral dataset processing and infrastructure management, NGA  said Tuesday. The efforts …

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DARPA Launches $2B Campaign to Advance R&D Work on ‘Third Wave’ AI Tech

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has unveiled a potential $2B campaign that seeks to invest in research-and-development programs that focus on artificial intelligence. The AI Next campaign is a multi-year investment effort that aims to develop “third wave” AI technologies with contextual reasoning capabilities designed to facilitate human-machine collaboration, DARPA …

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Lockheed Martin Backs Competition on AI-Enabled Autonomous Drones

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 7, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has partnered with the Drone Racing League to establish a competition focused on utilizing artificial intelligence to operate an unmanned aircraft system, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday participants in the $2M AlphaPilot Innovation Challenge will be tasked to develop an …

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BAE-Dell EMC Federated Secure Cloud Integrates Splunk Tech; Gary DePreta, Peder Jungck Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 29, 2018 — BAE Systems and Splunk (Nasdaq: SPLK) have entered into a partnership to integrate security and cloud computing technologies in support of network monitoring for federal civilian, defense and intelligence agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 16. The Splunk Enterprise software and machine learning capability will be incorporated …

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AWS’ Jennifer Chronis: Cloud-Based AI, ML Tools Help DoD Advance Warfighter Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 23, 2018 — Jennifer Chronis, general manager of the Defense Department business area at Amazon Web Services, has said cloud-based machine learning and artificial intelligence tools can drive DoD agencies’ efforts to support the warfighter mission, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 9. Chronis told Government Matters in an interview …

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