Five startup companies will advance to Phase 2 of the Silicon Valley Innovation Program—and will split $999,780 along the way. SVIP, a program within the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate, offers funding to fledgling startups that specialize in technology used for homeland security purposes. […]

The General Services Administration has reached a software acquisition agreement with Adobe to provide streamlined data security and electronic solutions for government, enabling agencies to meet the requirements of Federal information security and electronic government policy.