HHS procures system for tracking CARES Act health care provider relief
The nearly $10 million contract was awarded under a class justification and approval, which avoids competition, citing the urgency of the pandemic.
Telework boom expanded an existing headache: keeping track of software licenses
More mobile devices, more updates to apps — agencies like the USDA and the Air Force are confronting how to keep track of what software is on what machine, and why.
SBA systems fended off foreign adversaries applying for coronavirus loans
Users in North Korea, China and Russia applied for CARES Act loans intended for U.S. small businesses, the agency's deputy CIO says.
Login.gov is adding a new agency, and also vetting ‘liveness detection’ technology
The Small Business Administration created an identity broker to integrate 16 legacy systems with the single sign-on service 18F provides.
HHS cites coronavirus ‘urgency’ in speedy Palantir contract awards
The department cited the "unusual and compelling urgency" of the pandemic in awarding two HHS Protect system contracts without competition.
Bad data, antiquated systems mean it’s open season for stimulus payment pirates and scammers
Like moths to light, the CARES Act stimulus package will attract COVID-19 pirates – fraudsters and identity thieves who are eager to steal from a federal government under immense pressure to quickly distribute funds.