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Monday, February 6th, 2023

Government

CBP proposed guidance eyes bolstered aviation security

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced a proposal to enhance international air travel security for commercial flight travelers to and from the United States. The published Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) addresses the expansion of existing advance data requirements via... Read More »

DARPA details FSHARP blood equivalent initiative

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) officials are espousing the benefits of its Fieldable Solutions for Hemorrhage with bio-Artificial Resuscitation Products (FSHARP) program, which addresses blood supply shortages. “When blood donations decline – as we have seen during the... Read More »

Boeing secures Army NGATS diagnostic tool contract

Aerospace company Boeing has secured a $92 million, three-year U.S. Army award to produce additional Next Generation Automated Test System (NGATS) units. NGATS is a single, mobile diagnostic tool providing real-time testing in the field while supplying automated fault diagnosis of over 100... Read More »

Bill seeks permanent fentanyl analogues scheduling

U.S. Reps. Morgan Griffith (R-VA), Bob Latta (R-OH), and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) recently introduced the Halt All Lethal Trafficking of (HALT) Fentanyl Act, which seeks to permanently schedule fentanyl analogues while granting researchers the ability to conduct fentanyl substance... Read More »

CISA report offers school cybersecurity threat protections

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) officials said a recently released report and toolkit seeks to aid K-12 schools in protecting against cybersecurity threats. CISA noted Partnering to Safeguard K-12 Organizations from Cybersecurity Threats provides insight into the current... Read More »

Air Force, Howard University detail research partnership

Air Force officials have detailed a Howard University partnership in which the Historically Black College or University (HBCU) will lead a University Affiliated Research Center. The focus on military systems tactical autonomy technology earmarks $12 million annually for Howard University for five... Read More »

GAO examines cybersecurity strategy, oversight challenges

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) noted its recent examination of comprehensive cybersecurity strategy and oversight challenges has resulted in a series of recommendations to address the concerns. The GAO has issued 335 public recommendations regarding cybersecurity and oversight since... Read More »