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DOD to move 18M biometric records on ‘threat actors’ to AWS’s cloud
The massive biometric data surveillance system is to be moved to the cloud so it can better support new capabilities, according to an RFI.
FAA seeks 4 airports to test drone detection and mitigation technology
The new Airport UAS Detection and Mitigation Program will pave the way for such technology at all airports.
VA expands health information exchange to 15,000 more facilities
The Joint Health Information Exchange — the system built to have interoperability between DOD, VA and the private sector — continues to expand.
DHS’s innovation program brings in 5 more blockchain startups
The small Phase 1 awards are specifically for projects on preventing forgery and counterfeiting of certificates and licenses at agencies like U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
DHS is rebalancing cyber support contracts
The Department of Homeland Security wants to ensure its workforce has the skills needed to respond to evolving threats.
DHS advances AI project improving use of contractor past performance data
The Procurement Innovation Lab added 10 agencies and eliminated two companies from consideration as they continue to refine their prototypes.
Use of a cyber risk framework would be mandatory for agencies under Senate bill
The Office of Management and Budget has avoided issuing guidance absent legislation, so as not to choose one framework over another.
Agencies can’t stop buying duplicate IT services
Only two of seven agencies the Government Accountability Office reviewed fully implemented IT category management.
NOC and SOC together: DHS moves to new model for operations, incident response
No more taking systems offline while security analysts work, said the new department CIO.
Lawmakers call for a ‘revolution’ to prepare Pentagon for the future of defense
The Future of Defense Task Force's goal is to push the DOD into a more risk-friendly, technology-driven posture while eliminating legacy systems.