US-UK serious crime data access agreement comes into force

The pact allows law enforcement agencies to request data directly from IT service providers operating across the Atlantic.

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NIST to establish online center for trustworthy and responsible AI resources


The center will contain supporting guidance on trustworthy AI's characteristics, use cases and eventually add third-party contributions.

Federal workforce AI training bill lands on president’s desk


The AI Training for the Acquisition Workforce Act would require acquisition officials involved with AI procurement to receive instruction.

Commerce appoints 24 experts to committee advising on semiconductor R&D


Members will make recommendations on programs funded by the CHIPS and Science Act and new public-private partnerships.

NIST targeting early 2023 launch of new AI risk management framework


The evolving document will be the basis for additional guidance, standards, measures and tools to help agencies and industry evaluate AI use cases.

Bill to consolidate federal agency software contracts expected to progress in Senate


If enacted, SAMOSAA would compel federal agencies to purchase unlimited software contracts and require greater product interoperability among Big Tech companies providing services to government.

Biden administration appoints six policy experts to lead CHIPS Act implementation


Ronnie Chatterji will serve as White House Coordinator for CHIPS implementation at the National Economic Council.

GSA reveals 28 members of new acquisition policy advisory committee


Embedding climate and sustainability regulations within the federal acquisition process is a core focus for the new committee.

Senators propose open source software risk framework in new bill


The legislation would require CISA to develop a new cybersecurity framework for agencies and critical infrastructure owners and operators.

ONCD senior leader says FBI and operational cyber agencies have improved incident info sharing


Kemba Walden says governmentwide agencies are now being looped in faster when cyber breach details are reported.

Rep. Rosendale questions size of penalty imposed on Cerner-Oracle by VA amid electronic health record system failures


At a House hearing Tuesday, Rep. Rosendale, R-Mont., cited a figure of $156,750 that according to the lawmaker the VA has withheld from the technology giant.