DHS to host RAVEn Industry Day

On April 14, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Office of Chief Information Officer (OCIO), on behalf of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Innovation Lab, posted an industry day invitation for the Repository for Analytics in a Virtualized Environment (RAVEn) requirement. Registration closes at 11:00 a.m. Eastern on April 26 for the April 28 event. RAVEn provides expert analytic...

General Atomics selects Hexagon US Federal for ISR projects

On April 19, Chantilly, VA-based Hexagon US Federal announced that it has been selected to partner with General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) to provide geospatial solutions from Hexagon’s Luciad Portfolio in support of cutting-edge intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) projects. In this partnership, Hexagon US Federal offers capabilities from the Luciad Portfolio to enhance two GA-ASI projects: Metis, for...

Solving the Problem of Data Overload

From IC Insider MAG Aerospace MAG Aerospace has teamed with SAS to deliver actionable data in near real-time In today’s digital age, the ability to effectively and efficiently collect massive amounts of data holds both promise and peril for modern warfare. Rapid advances in technology, including new sensor applications and AI-enabled computing, have massively expanded the volume of relevant data presented to military...

Apptega, SecureStrux release CMMC study

On April 13, Atlanta, GA-based Apptega and Lancaster, PA-based SecureStrux announced that they have published the inaugural CMMC Preparation Study for 2021. Key findings from the study include: 81% of the study participants indicated that CMMC is an important initiative needed to protect sensitive information within the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) In spite of agreement on the importance of CMMC, nearly one-third of the participants...

DIA announces MARS milestone

On April 5, the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) announced another breakthrough in the agency’s “MARS” effort to provide U.S. military planners, senior U.S. leaders and warfighters with strategic advantage. “MARS,” DIA’s innovative Machine-assisted Analytic Rapid-repository System, will transform the existing system housing foundational military intelligence into a dynamic, cloud-based system that pairs humans with...

USMC seeks Intelligence Support Services

On April 16, the U.S. Marine Corps posted a request for information on intelligence support services. Responses are due by 9:00 a.m. Pacific on April 23. The Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Corona Division, Acquisition has a requirement for Intelligence Support Services. Interested parties who consider themselves qualified to perform the above-listed services are invited to submit a response to this Sources Sought Notice. The...

Russian foreign intelligence targeting US and allied networks

On April 15, the National Security Agency (NSA), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) jointly released a Cybersecurity Advisory, “Russian SVR Targets U.S. and Allied Networks,” to expose ongoing Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) exploitation of five publicly known vulnerabilities. This advisory is being released alongside the U.S. Government’s formal...

US Army awards Everbridge threat visibility contract

Everbridge, Inc. of Burlington, MA announced on April 14 that the U.S. Army signed a new three-year contract for its software solutions to power JARVISS, the U.S. DoD’s enterprise system for threat visibility. The new contract also includes two U.S. Air Force (USAF) major and subordinate commands – Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) and Air Force North (AFNORTH), which committed to adopting JARVISS to advance their respective...

Applied Insight’s Altitude platform is CMMC ready

Tysons, VA-based Applied Insight announced on April 15 that its award-winning cloud platform Altitude has become a Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification-ready environment for federal contractors serving the Department of Defense. Through its latest feature release, Altitude gives defense contractors an easy-to-use, cost-effective and rapidly deployable plug-and-play solution for achieving CMMC compliance. Additionally, the...

NIC releases Global Trends report

The National Intelligence Council (NIC) released the seventh edition of its quadrennial Global Trends report on April 8. Global Trends 2040: A More Contested World is an unclassified assessment of the forces and dynamics that the NIC anticipates are likely to shape the national security environment over the next 20 years. Global Trends 2040 identifies four structural forces that will shape the future – demographics, the environment,...