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Sept. 27, 2016

Cardillo Discusses Importance of Geospatial Intel at Senate Hearing

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo drew back the curtain a bit on his organization’s activities during a rare open session of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Sept. 26, 2016

DoD Debuts Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship

The Defense Department has announced a new competition for the Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship. The program is formerly known as the National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellowship, and both program names will be used for this round of competition.

Sept. 21, 2016

Carter Thanks Troops, Discusses Concerns In Worldwide Troop Talk

To remain the best force in the world, the U.S. military must maintain readiness and be flexible enough to attract and retain the best talent, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a worldwide troop talk.

Sept. 14, 2016

Carter Opens DIUx Outpost in Texas

Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced the opening of the Pentagon’s third location for its technology startup, Defense Innovation Unit-Experimental, this time extending the department's outreach to Austin, Texas.

Sept. 13, 2016

Transparency Has Place in Intelligence World, DoD Official Says

The undersecretary of defense for intelligence told the Atlantic Council that citizens’ expectation of transparency in intelligence has grown since 9/11, and that the key is finding the right balance for transparency.

Sept. 9, 2016

National Security Experts Examine Intelligence Challenges at Summit

The commander of U.S. Cyber Command and the director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency shared their perspectives of enduring and emerging issues in the cyber and intelligence communities at the third annual Intelligence and National Security Summit.

Sept. 8, 2016

Defense Secretary to Focus on Technology, Innovation in Upcoming Trip

Defense Secretary Ash Carter will travel to Northern California and Texas to continue advancing one of his top priorities: building and rebuilding bridges between the Pentagon and America’s innovative technology sector.

Aug. 9, 2016

Army’s ‘Mad Scientist’ Initiative Looks at Future Differently

The commander of the Army's Training and Doctrine Command, Gen. David G. Perkins, challenged military, industry and academic leaders attending the Mad Scientist Conference at Georgetown University to think differently about the future.

Aug. 7, 2016

DARPA: Autonomous Bug-Hunting Bots Will Lead to Improved Cybersecurity

Seven teams whose cyber reasoning bots played in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Cyber Grand Challenge proved that machines could find and fix software safety problems in a simplified version of the code used everywhere, every day.

Aug. 6, 2016

Three Teams Earn Prizes in DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge

Three teams earned prize money in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Cyber Grand Challenge, but all seven finalists received awards for their substantial contributions to creating the world’s first autonomous bug-hunting machines.

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