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Monday, February 6th, 2023


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 »

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 »

Lockheed Martin highlights laser weapon system milestone

Security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin noted the Directed Energy Interceptor for Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense System (DEIMOS) recently achieved first light, representing alignment with system design parameters. The DEIMOS first light demonstration serves as a milestone to aid the Army... 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 »

TSA details 2022 accomplishments

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) had a successful year in 2022, the agency reports, and commended personnel for several accomplishments. “I am incredibly proud of our dedicated TSA employees who perform the critical task of securing our nation’s transportation systems each... Read More »

CSRB to conduct second Lapsus$ review

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Cyber Safety Review Board (CSRB) is slated to conduct a second review of cybersecurity attacks connected to the global extortion-focused hacker group Lapsus$. “The Cyber Safety Review Board has quickly established itself as an innovative and enduring... Read More »

GAO examines DoD weapon systems sustainment

A Government Accountability Office (GAO) study examining Department of Defense (DoD) weapon system sustainment maintains aircraft mission capable goals were generally not met and sustainment costs varied by aircraft. The GAO report provided observations regarding mission-capable rates and costs... Read More »