IARPA in the News

Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, announces the winners of the Nail to Nail Fingerprint—“N2N”—Challenge, a competition to develop and enhance automated methods to capture accurate nail to nail fingerprints comparable or better than the existing standards for accuracy, speed, and invisible, “latent,” capture accuracy.

 

Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, announced today the launch of the Virtuous User Environment—“VirtUE”—program to improve the way users interact with their daily computers to protect an organization from cloud-based security vulnerabilities.

 

Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, announces today the UG2 Prize Challenge for unmanned aerial vehicles, gliders, and ground data entries.

 

Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, announced the winners of the functional Map of the World—“fMoW”—Challenge...

 

National DEFENSE

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity is reaching out to nontraditional companies to help the U.S. intelligence community maintain its technological edge, the organization's director said March 14.

GCN

Data centers are booming right now, gearing up to handle compute, network and storage needs for a more connected world. But they already have large footprints, and as the collection of data continues to accelerate, those facilities will have to expand as well. So the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity is looking for storage media that take up significantly less space than traditional technologies.

Nextgov

With the current speed of technological advancement, poorly designed computer programs are a bigger existential threat than a highly intelligent, vengeful machine overlord, according to Jason Matheny, director of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity.