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NITRD Supports Computer Science Education Week

Fri, 2019-12-13 15:49

The Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program and participating agencies prioritize computer science (CS) education and workforce development (EdW) for all ages and abilities. They champion a diverse, inclusive, well-trained workforce capable of creating, using, and sustaining the information technology (IT) ecosystem of the future... READ MORE


Federal Cybersecurity Research and Development Strategic Plan (2019)

Tue, 2019-12-10 08:25

This 2019 Federal Cybersecurity Research and Development Strategic Plan supersedes the 2016 Federal Cybersecurity Research and Development Strategic Plan. The Plan aims to coordinate and guide federally funded R&D in cybersecurity, including development of consensus-based standards and best practices. The Plan identifies four interrelated defensive capabilities (deter, protect, detect, and respond) and six priority areas for cybersecurity R&D (artificial intelligence, quantum information science, trustworthy distributed digital infrastructure, privacy, secure hardware and software, and education and workforce development) as the focusing structure for Federal cybersecurity R&D activities and investments to benefit the Nation.

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2016-2019 Progress Report: Advancing Artificial Intelligence R&D

Wed, 2019-11-20 11:14

This document reports current trends and examples of Federal R&D investments, program information, and activities in artificial intelligence that directly address the R&D challenges and opportunities noted in The National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan: 2019 Update, available at

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National Strategic Computing Initiative Update: Pioneering the Future of Computing

Tue, 2019-11-19 11:21

The National Strategic Computing Initiative Update builds on the 2016 Strategic Computing Plan to enable focused and collaborative research, development, and deployment of future computing technologies to benefit the Nation. Realizing the successes of the National Strategic Computing Initiative to date, this update examines steps beyond those already implemented for realizing a computing ecosystem that combines heterogeneous computing systems (from extreme-scale to edge-centered systems and beyond) with the networking, hardware, software, data, and expertise required to support national security and defense as well as U.S. scientific, engineering, and economic leadership.

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