Emerging Tech

NOAA looks to sharpen solar storm forecasts with new satellite

The agency’s GOES-U satellite, scheduled to launch next month, will include an advanced instrument, called a compact coronagraph, to provide scientists with faster, more reliable data about solar storms.

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Digital Government

DOD OIG-hosted Ukraine oversight webpage gets an upgrade

A group of inspectors general made three new changes to the site that provides transparency into ongoing federal operations in Ukraine.

Ideas

Overcoming technical debt and accelerating modernization

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Cybersecurity

US disables global cybercrime network that enabled theft of billions in fraud schemes

The botnet infected some 19 million IP addresses, with over 600,000 of them based in U.S. locations. Government fraud losses reached some $6 billion from the operations.

Cybersecurity

Online health services, apps to face new data security rule enforcement in July

The FTC rules are meant to incentivize digital health providers to shore up their security postures and increase transparency in the event of a data breach.

Acquisition

Army lifts curtains on planned $1B software development contract

The Army calls out specific modern practices it wants to incorporate and asks industry about others that could work here too.

Defense

Space Force inches closer to classified remote work

The platform could be a popular remote-work solution for Space Systems Command.

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Emerging Tech

DHS sets its research sights on 8 emerging technologies

The Department of Homeland Security’s Innovation, Research and Development Strategic Plan focuses its investment the next seven years on AI, cybersecurity, biotech and more. 

Cybersecurity

Watchdog calls out EPA for continued cybersecurity concerns

The EPA has still not implemented GAO’s 2019 recommendation to develop a process for conducting an organization-wide cybersecurity risk assessment. 

Acquisition

FBI says it has awarded $7B ITSSS-2 pact

The award notice lacks an actual list of winners, but does have 31 companies in the full-and-open track and 64 in the small business group.

Policy

VA says it's seeing more patients than ever and cutting wait times for them

Staffing and productivity gains will allow VA to continue functioning more efficiently while avoiding burnout, official says.

Defense

Navy looks to Army for more data analytics capability

The sea service is also planning to release a new information strategy in July.

Digital Government

DOD, VA need more data on how their toxic exposure tracking app is used, watchdog says

A report from the Government Accountability Office found that oversight of the joint system for centralizing toxic exposure records has fallen off, despite a growing influx of PACT Act-related claims.

Cybersecurity

White House announces plans to revamp data routing security by year-end

Border Gateway Protocol hijacking attacks are becoming more sophisticated, according to National Cyber Director Harry Coker.

Emerging Tech

NSF awards $36M to decarbonize computing

As part of the Expeditions in Computing program, the National Science Foundation awarded three academic cohorts funding to leverage emerging technologies into computing for more environmentally-friendly infrastructure.

Acquisition

VA extends Oracle's EHR contract for 1 month

Lawmakers are pressing for more accountability in the multibillion dollar contract amid delays, system downtime and patient safety concerns.

Modernization

House passes TMF reauthorization bill

The Modernizing Government Technology Reform Act includes changes around repayment to the TMF.