The National Institute of Standards and Technology is looking to use a $300 million increase in funding to improve its wireless communications network for first responders and emergency workers. More here. The DoD plans to recruit and retain cybersecurity professionals through a scholarship program administered by the NSA. More here. A recently released Office of Management and Budget [...]
Over the next 5 years. DARPA intends to increase funding for cyber research by 12% with increased focus on offensive and military capabilities. More here The DIA is producing a common desktop environment for the “Quad” – NRO, DIA, NGA, and NSA, as well as the CIA, which each agency will populate using their own app stores. [...]
Spending at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency would go down slightly under the White House fiscal 2013 budget proposal when the agency’s requested amount is adjusted for the Office of Management and Budget’s projected rate of inflation.
ARLINGTON, Va., Feb 23, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — CACI International Inc CACI announced today that it has been awarded a $41 million task order to continue as lead developer of the Defense Agencies Initiative (DAI) solution sponsored by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). This task order falls under the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Encore [...]
Reuters) – The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency told software vendors on Tuesday that it plans to revolutionize the way it does business with them as part of a race to keep up with the blazing pace of technology advances. Rather than stick with traditional all-you-can-eat deals known as “enterprise licensing agreements,” the CIA wants to [...]
Three of the largest agencies are using improved governance processes to reduce the number of duplicative technology systems. The Defense Department has developed a three pronged approach to examine new IT projects. Teri Takai, the DoD chief information officer, said the investment review board, the acquisition process and the Defense Business Systems Management Committee have [...]
Science & Technology Directorate spending would increase by an inflation-adjusted 22.8 percent under the White House fiscal 2013 budget proposal transmitted Feb. 13 to Congress. The directorate would see funding under the budget proposal go down for some efforts, notably the proposed National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility, for which the proposal requests no money at [...]