How One Company Aims to Model the World—and All Its Activity—in the Cloud

Descartes Labs is building a platform to let the Pentagon analyze all the geospatial intelligence, all the time.

3 Ways Intelligence Agencies Are Using AI

The intelligence community is using artificial intelligence to help manage the exponential increase of data.

$600 Million Satellite Imagery Contract Shifts from One Intel Agency to Another

Management of the EnhancedView commercial satellite imagery contract shifted from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to the National Reconnaissance Office.

The U.S. Is Worried That a Russian Satellite Is Really a Weapon

American intelligence agencies have reason to believe the satellite may be surveilling U.S. space assets.

IARPA Gets a New Director

Deputy Director Stacey Dixon will take the helm.

Industry Groups Push for Background Check Reform In Intelligence Appropriations Bill

With a backlog of more than 700,000 pending investigations, the groups are pushing for tools to speed up information collection and ways to reduce redundant investigations.

One Agency Plans to Lock Employees In a Room Until They Learn Cyber Hygiene

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency will be locking employees in escape rooms to test their knowledge of cybersecurity.

NSA Hasn’t Implemented Post-Snowden Security Fixes, Audit Finds

The spy agency also fell short on numerous information security requirements, according to its first public audit overview.

Pentagon Plans to Publish Broad Artificial Intelligence Strategy ‘Within Weeks’

The report will focus on long-term plans and how it will funnel resources to developing the technology, a Defense official said.

CIA Official: Cloud Is More Secure Than Old Tech, Less 'Soul-Crushing'

Is cloud more secure than traditional government data centers? The CIA seems to think so.

Intelligence Community Wants to Use DNA to Store Exabytes of Data

The IC is exploring whether polymers could be the future of data storage.

Another Defense Agency to Tap CIA's Commercial Cloud

Documents indicate the Army’s National Ground Intelligence Center aims to provision secret and top secret cloud services from the Amazon-developed C2S Cloud.

Microsoft Scores Big Cloud Deal with Intel Community

The announcement could improve the company’s chances for the Defense Department’s JEDI competition.

U.S. Coast Guard Is Putting Cubesats Over the Arctic

As the icecap melts and activity rises in the high latitudes, the commandant says his force needs better situational awareness.

Critical Update: Flying Cars, Valley of Death and Innovating with Intrapreneurs

In episode two, Nextgov talks with National Geospatial-Intelligence Chief Ventures Officer Christy Monaco about the business of innovation in government.