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Idaho National Lab spearheading cyber-informed engineering action plan for electric grid


The action plan will build on the National Cyber-Informed Engineering Strategy issued by the Department of Energy in June.

NASA looks to automate data sharing with government and commercial partners


NASA is focused on engineering, operations and safety data, said Chief Data Officer Ron Thompson, who plans to depart in July.

State Department spent $55.7M of COVID-19 relief funding on IT capacity expansion 


The department’s Bureau of Information used the money to make adjustments including the purchase of additional licenses and extra infrastructure.

FDA made improving diagnostic test data the focus of its pandemic response


The agency is a part of four interagency working groups and has launched three internal efforts to improve data quality.

VA improving data standardization to meet clinicians’ electronic health record needs


Process improvements come in response to a GAO report that identified a range of failings relating to the transfer of data.

CMS searching for governmentwide health equity data source


In the meantime the agency is improving data linkages across its own programs to find and address health disparities among vulnerable populations.