A National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) research team collected data from four different smartphone models over an 18-month period to further the development of indoor navigation apps. This type of technology would assist users in finding their way inside unfamiliar buildings, help emergency responders find victims, direct visitors to find specific works of art in large museums, and more.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a draft update, Version 1.1, to its Cybersecurity Framework–a guide to help organizations reduce cyber risks.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology recently published the Guide for Cybersecurity Event Recovery to help organizations develop a plan for recovering from cybersecurity incidents.
Thirteen universities recently received grants from NASA’s Space Technology Research Grants Program worth as much as $500,000 each. The goal of this program is to accelerate the development of space technologies in their earliest stages to enable future systems capabilities and missions for NASA, other government agencies, and the commercial space sector.
Four U.S. organizations were recently named the 2016 recipients of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award–the nation’s highest presidential honor for sustainable excellence through visionary leadership, organizational alignment, systemic improvement, and innovation.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) update on the “MyVA” transformation shows progress in serving veterans. This is the third update of the semi-annual report on the effort to make VA the No. 1 customer-service agency in the Federal government.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently released a resource to help U.S. employers more effectively identify, recruit, develop, and maintain cybersecurity talent. The NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (NCWF) provides a common language to categorize and describe cybersecurity work to help organizations build a strong cybersecurity staff.
The Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy recently announced up to $32 million in funding for 10 innovative projects as part of its newest program: Next-Generation Energy Technologies for Connected and Autonomous On-Road Vehicles.
ACT-IAC recently released a step-by-step report for agency IT modernization efforts.
In the effort to better support the nation’s troops, the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is planning to focus more on small business partnerships.