Tag Archives: MITRE

Four Companies Win IARPA Contracts Under Imagery Analysis Automation Research Program

IARPA

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has awarded contracts to teams led by Accenture Federal Services, BlackSky Geospatial Solutions, Kitware and Systems & Technology Research to support a research program that aims to automate search and analysis of multisource satellite imagery. A test and evaluation team for the Space-based Machine Automated Recognition Technique program assessed and selected the awardees through a broad agency announcement.

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Accenture Federal Arm, Mitre Help VA Implement Colmery Act IT Updates; Robert Wilkie Quoted

Robert Wilkie Secretary Veterans Affairs

Accenture Federal Services and Mitre have helped the Department of Veterans Affairs update information technology systems for processing education benefits for military veterans. The Veterans Benefits Administration and its two industry partners performed software development, integration, testing, communications and training work as part of Colmery Act implementation efforts. “These IT changes improve our ability to deliver education benefits to GI Bill students.” said VA Secretary Robert Wilkie.

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Mitre’s Tech Foundation Unveils Consortium to Promote 5G Collaboration, Innovation

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Mitre’s tech foundation Engenuity has launched a consortium to bring together government, industry and academic institutions to advance 5G innovation. Founding members of the Open Generation Consortium are Ericsson, Nokia, Verizon (NYSE: VZ), AltiostarFIRST iZHUSH Aerospace, Kittyhawk, CTIA - The Wireless Association, Northeastern University and Virginia Tech.

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Potomac Officers Club to Hold ‘Ensuring PNT Superiority on the Future Battlefield’ Event TODAY at 8AM; Learn More About the Featured Speakers

Ensuring PNT Superiority on the Future Battlefield

During Potomac Officers Club’s Ensuring PNT Superiority on the Future Battlefield, experts across the private and public sectors will discuss how this reliance on PNT, like the Global Positioning System (GPS), has created an attractive point of attack which adversaries will increasingly target. To register for Ensuring PNT Superiority on the Future Battlefield, as well as view upcoming opportunities, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page.

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Potomac Officers Club to Host Expert Panel During Ensuring PNT Superiority on the Future Battlefield Virtual Event

Ensuring PNT Superiority Virtual Event

During Potomac Officers Club’s Ensuring PNT Superiority on the Future Battlefield, experts across the private and public sectors will discuss how this reliance on PNT, like the Global Positioning System (GPS), has created an attractive point of attack which adversaries will increasingly target. To register for Ensuring PNT Superiority on the Future Battlefield, as well as view other upcoming opportunities, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page

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Mitre Launches Center for Data-Driven Policy; Jason Providakes Quoted

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Mitre has established the Center for Data-Driven Policy to provide evidence-based, objective and nonpartisan insights to government policymaking, the company reported on Tuesday.  “We want to expand the role of outcome-based research and information in the policy domain, through our experience, our technology, and our unique access to data,” said Jason Providakes, Mitre president and CEO and Wash100 Award recipient.

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SAP NS2’s Ted Wagner: Cloud Security Requires Right Mix of People, Processes, Tech

Ted Wagner VP and CISO SAP NS2

Ted Wagner, vice president and chief information security officer at SAP National Security Services, said government agencies should have the right balance of technology, processes and people to ensure that cloud security can better manage cyber threats in the digital landscape. Wagner wrote how SAP NS2 strives to have that balance by taking measures such as adopting machine learning, automation and behavior analytics in security monitoring efforts, attracting the top talent and getting the process right.

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