Monday, March 9, 2015

Government Awards Cyber Defense Contract, Unclear what it will do.

ISIS Defense was given 7 million to take a novel approach. IE, your money is gone, and very little will result.

Isis Defense, Alexandria, Virginia, has been awarded a $7,034,317 firm-fixed-price, other transaction for prototypes agreement, for a research project entitled "Threat Intelligence Platform." This agreement provides for the development of a threat intelligence and cyber analytics platform that will merge existing Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency big data research with novel approaches to high-performance computing and data storage hardware. Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $750,000 are being obligated at time of award. All work will be performed in Alexandria, Virginia, with an estimated completion date of March 2016. This award was a competitive acquisition, and 42 proposals were received. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

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