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GAO: OMB’S DATA CENTER POLICY PUTS AGENCIES’ NETWORKS AT RISK OF CYBERATTACKS

Government Accountability Office | March 06, 2020

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Following a shift in federal policy last year that pushed agencies to focus on closing major data centers over servers in closets and under desks, the Government Accountability Office released a report Thursday criticizing the new policy for decreasing visibility into the number of data centers operating across the government and making agencies more vulnerable to cyberattacks. The original Data Center Closure Initiative kicked off in 2010 during the Obama administration. The goal at the time wa...

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APPLE CANCELS PREEXISTING MILITARY DRONE PENTAGON CONTRACT AFTER ACQUIRING AI COMPANY

Apple | January 30, 2020

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Less than three weeks after quietly acquiring artificial intelligence company Xnor.ai, Apple has swiftly canceled the company’s preexisting contract with the Pentagon that would have seen its tech used in the controversial “Project Maven” military drone operation. That’s according to a report from The Information, citing a person familiar with the matter. Project Maven is the Pentagon’s initiative to use artificial intelligence to identify objects and targets of int...

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GEORGE MASON'S CENTER FOR BUSINESS CIVIC ENGAGEMENT AND UIPATH LAUNCHES ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION INITIATIVE

UiPath | January 12, 2021

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The Center for Business Civic Engagement (CBCE) at George Mason University (Mason) declared today the foundation of the Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Initiative in association with driving endeavor RPA programming organization UiPath to decide the effect of RPA on government viability and effectiveness. The mission of the RPA Initiative is to explore, instruct, and impart how the reception of this arising innovation can improve efficiency, activities, and administration conveya...

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PALANTIR SELECTED BY DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO AUTOMATE SPECTRUM COORDINATION WORKFLOWS

PR Newswire | August 01, 2023

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Palantir Technologies Inc. (NYSE: PLTR) today announced that it was selected by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to support coordination between federal and commercial licensees of the 3450 - 3550 MHz spectrum band. Palantir will provide its software platform to enable end-to-end automation that will enhance coordination between the Department of Defense and commercial spectrum licensees for shared use of the 3450-3550 MHz band within cooperative planning area (CPA) and period...

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GAO: OMB’S DATA CENTER POLICY PUTS AGENCIES’ NETWORKS AT RISK OF CYBERATTACKS

Government Accountability Office | March 06, 2020

Following a shift in federal policy last year that pushed agencies to focus on closing major data centers over servers in closets and under desks, the Government Accountability Office released a report Thursday criticizing the new policy for decreasing visibility into the number of data centers operating across the government and making agencies more vulnerable to cyberattacks. The original Data Center Closure Initiative kicked off in 2010 during the Obama administration. The goal at the time wa...

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APPLE CANCELS PREEXISTING MILITARY DRONE PENTAGON CONTRACT AFTER ACQUIRING AI COMPANY

Apple | January 30, 2020

Less than three weeks after quietly acquiring artificial intelligence company Xnor.ai, Apple has swiftly canceled the company’s preexisting contract with the Pentagon that would have seen its tech used in the controversial “Project Maven” military drone operation. That’s according to a report from The Information, citing a person familiar with the matter. Project Maven is the Pentagon’s initiative to use artificial intelligence to identify objects and targets of int...

Read More
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Government Business

GEORGE MASON'S CENTER FOR BUSINESS CIVIC ENGAGEMENT AND UIPATH LAUNCHES ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION INITIATIVE

UiPath | January 12, 2021

The Center for Business Civic Engagement (CBCE) at George Mason University (Mason) declared today the foundation of the Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Initiative in association with driving endeavor RPA programming organization UiPath to decide the effect of RPA on government viability and effectiveness. The mission of the RPA Initiative is to explore, instruct, and impart how the reception of this arising innovation can improve efficiency, activities, and administration conveya...

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Infrastructure, Cybersecurity

PALANTIR SELECTED BY DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO AUTOMATE SPECTRUM COORDINATION WORKFLOWS

PR Newswire | August 01, 2023

Palantir Technologies Inc. (NYSE: PLTR) today announced that it was selected by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to support coordination between federal and commercial licensees of the 3450 - 3550 MHz spectrum band. Palantir will provide its software platform to enable end-to-end automation that will enhance coordination between the Department of Defense and commercial spectrum licensees for shared use of the 3450-3550 MHz band within cooperative planning area (CPA) and period...

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