Posts from GovCon Daily for 08/26/2015

Pentagon Releases Interim Rule for Network Attack Reports by Defense Contractors

The Defense Department has introduced a new measure that seeks to guide military contractors on when and how to report incidents of data breaches and other network attacks to the agency, Nextgov reported Wednesday…
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Rockwell Collins-Elbit Systems JV to Produce Navy Night-Vision Displays

The U.S. Navy has ordered $20.9 million in night vision helmet-mounted displays from a Rockwell Collins and Elbit Systems joint venture to help pilots engage targets, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Tuesday…
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Deltek: Cybersecurity, Intell Analysis Projects to Drive DoD Big Data Spend in 2016-2019

Deltek has forecast the U.S. Defense Department will increase spending on big data platforms and services by 8.7 percent year-over-year from fiscal 2016 to fiscal 2019. Alex Rossino, a Deltek principal research analyst, wrote in a piece published Tuesday on C4ISR & Networks that the research firm expects DoD’s efforts to manage cybersecurity threats and analyze national security intelligence to drive big data utilization across the department…
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NASA, NOAA to Fly Global Hawk for Hurricane Research Mission

A NASA-owned unmanned aircraft system will fly above hurricanes and other severe storms for studies through the end of September in an effort to help the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration improve forecasts on course and intensity…
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Science Alert Report: US Navy Seeks to Predict Pirate Attacks With AI

The U.S. Navy has filed a patent application for a computer method that works to predict the probability of a pirate attack through the use of artificial intelligence, Science Alert reported Thursday…
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