The 50-foot border wall President Trump promised in the campaign will actually be a 2,000-mile technology project, combining walls and other barriers with radar, day and night cameras on poles and buildings, and artificial intelligence technology to help border agents stop terrorists, smugglers and migrants from illegally crossing into the United States.
Army and Air Force technology and acquisition leaders struggle to find a way to acquire cutting-edge information technology faster than the speed of government.
Federal IT managers may be split on whether a new federal chief information security officer will improve cybersecurity at their agencies, but they’re almost unanimous that the cyber landscape is more dangerous today than ever before. Here’s what newly appointed Federal CISO Gregory Touhill brings to the table in his new role
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Attackers are widely exploiting a recently patched vulnerability in Apache Struts that allows them to remotely execute malicious code on web servers.
Apache Struts is an open-source web development framework for Java web applications. It’s widely used to build corporate websites in sectors including education, government, financial services, retail and media.
Why does the Department of Defense engage in space situational awareness? Simple: to deter conflict.
“Since our military is so reliant on space, we have to know what is going on in space,” John Hill, principle director for space policy within the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, said March 7 at a panel discussion during the Satellite 2017 conference in Washington.
Brand New Day, a Medicare-approved health plan, is notifying 14,005 patients of a potential breach of electronic protected health information after an unauthorized access through a third-party vendor system.
Industry has some ideas for the Defense Department on how it might be able to spare a few pennies and make its bases run more smoothly, but finding an ear in the Pentagon or in Congress is proving hard.
Artificial intelligence, blockchain, robotics and virtual reality are at the top of every “hot technology” list, but translating emerging technology into practice is often a heavy lift, especially for government agencies working under budget and regulatory constraints.
The Defense Department may have hit upon an acquisition innovation that is slowly drifting to the civilian world.
Since 2012, the Pentagon has been taking a SAW — services acquisition workshop — to procurements worth more than $1 billion.
IN-DEPTH: Border Wall ‘Pre-Solicitation’ Amended as CBP Indicates Possible Expansion of RVSS Program
On February 24, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced a “Design-Build Structure” “presolicitation” out of its Indianapolis, Indiana office in advance of its intent to issue a formal “solicitation … on or about March 6, 2017 for the design and build of several prototype wall structures in the vicinity of the United States border with Mexico” to cover the currently more than 1,250 unsecured miles of the US border.
On March 3, however, CPB amended its pre-solicitation notice to provide additional information to interested bidders and due to a revision in strategy based on input received after the original posting.
Patient expectations about the power of digital health records are well ahead of the ability of healthcare providers to keep up, according to a new survey.
The report, by Transcend Insights, Humana’s population health management company, found that a vast majority of patients (97 percent) believe it is important for any health institution, regardless of type or location, to have access to their full medical history in order to deliver high-quality care.
Legislation designed to promote the transition from legacy 911 systems to next-generation 911 (NG911) platforms “as soon as practicable” is expected to be introduced by Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) during the next few weeks, according to multiple Beltway sources.