02 Oct 2018

NASA celebrates 60 years of shooting for the stars

NASA celebrated its 60-year anniversary on the first of October, providing a reminder of technological and political changes that have occurred since that time. The agency had its roots in the National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics that was itself founded in 1915, but was officially set up under the Eisenhower

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23 Aug 2018

Booz Allen wins $1B contract to protect federal networks

With a $1 billion contract, Booz Allen Hamilton is now tasked with securing the networks of 6 federal agencies representing 80% of the .gov usage, 4.1 million network addressable devices, over 1.75 million users, 19,700 websites, and 89 federal organizations. The contract is part of a larger federal cybersecurity effort

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25 Jul 2018

NASA making troves of satellite data more accessible, promoting its commercial use

NASA recently launched a toolkit that will enable businesses and entrepreneurs to more easily access NASA’s trove of satellite imagery resources. While the resources have been available, they have been spread over more than 50 agency websites, making access difficult for all except scientists and researchers who learned to navigate

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