The U.S. Navy is looking to capitalize on using 3D printing for at-sea manufacturing. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) laid out its plans for cybersecurity in an increasingly connected world. In addition, the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) will be launching a new web platform to enhance the acquisition of “disruptive” technologies. Be sure to read about this and much more in this week’s Federal News Round Up.
Navy Looks to Capitalize on 3D Printing at Sea
As 3D printing becomes more accessible and less expensive, the U.S. Navy is exploring its possibilities as an at-sea manufacturing technology.
DHS Plans for Cybersecurity in Interconnected World
The Department of Homeland Security is increasingly concerned about the rise of interconnected machines, government and private networks — and its newly released strategic plan reflects that emphasis.
Obama to Nominate Former Proctor & Gamble CEO as Veterans Affairs Secretary
The White House will nominate former Procter & Gamble CEO Bob McDonald to take over as the next Veterans Affairs secretary.
DIA Readies Disruptive Tech Platform
The Defense Intelligence Agency on June 25 demonstrated a nearly finished web platform meant to speed acquisition of “disruptive” technologies, Defense Systems reports.
GSA, FCC Look to Help Schools Save on IT
The General Services Administration and the Federal Communications Commission are working to build blanket purchase agreements to allow schools and libraries to get bulk savings on network gear.
NASA Launches Challenges Using OpenNEX Data
NASA is launching two challenges to give the public an opportunity to create innovative ways to use data from the agency’s Earth science satellites.