MeriTalk compiles a weekly roundup of contracts and other industry activity. Here’s what happened this week in the Federal Information Technology community.
Bastille Networks Gets DHS S&T IoT Contract
The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate awarded a $196,760 contract to Bastille Networks of Atlanta on Feb. 27. Under the contract, the company will identify enterprise Internet of Things protocols. The contract was awarded through S&T’s Silicon Valley Innovation Program. The goal of the project, titled “Security for the Internet of Things,” is to not only identify existing protocols but also to scope out requirements for adding missing protocols.
Clemson to Study Mobile Tech and Health for DOD
The Department of Defense awarded Clemson University a contract to study the use of mobile technology and tailored health messaging on Feb. 28. The goal of the $1.2 million contract is to educate patients on how to become more active in managing their type 2 diabetes through messages with guidance on nutrition, exercise, and blood sugar testing. The study will end the summer of 2018.