DISA is applying its cybersecurity analytics cloud to better secure Defense department networks, while one Army base is getting towards ‘net zero’ energy usage. In addition, the State Department is turning to crowdsourcing to accelerate funding for public service projects. Be sure to read about this and much more in this week’s Federal News Round Up.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission CIO Profile
The CIO of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) believes that technology is really the delivery mechanism, and its more about the about the information and capabilities you are providing, according to this FCW profile.
DISA Applies Big Data Analytics to Better Secure DoD Networks
As the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) gains momentum in the use of its cybersecurity analytics cloud, officials are looking toward better using the analytics to help secure Defense Department networks.
How One Army Base Is Getting To ‘Net Zero’ Energy Use
In an example of its push toward “net zero” energy environments, the Army is using a savings-based contracting program to install solar and wind power systems at a base in Puerto Rico, while cutting usage rates and augmenting its water supply.
DoD Looking to Modernize Travel for Employees
The Defense Department will be modernizing its travel management system in an effort to make travel more affordable and efficient for its employees.
State Department, RocketHub Provide Online Crowdfunding Resource for Public Service Projects
The State Department is partnering with online crowdfunding platform RocketHub to find alternative funding and accelerate public service projects.
Army Research Lab to Print 3D Skulls to Study the Effects of Shockwaves
Army Research Laboratory scientists are using 3D printing technologies to study the dangerous effects of shockwaves on the human brain, as part of an effort to find the best materials to prevent damage.