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Justice Department Needs Counter-Biometric Experts

The U.S. Marshals Service wants to learn more about the market for counter-biometric expertise, including evading the tech and preventing criminals from doing the same.

Body Cameras May Not Be the Easy Answer Everyone Was Looking For

Four states last year considered requiring police body cameras.

One Year In, the Evidence Act is Producing Results

Most have identified evaluation officers and chief data officers and have started developing learning agendas that identify priority areas.

NIST to Update Online iEdison Tool for Reporting Federally-Funded Inventions

The National Institutes of Health managed the original platform since 1995.

FAA Isn’t Using the Troves of Data It’s Collecting on Drone Integration

The Federal Aviation Administration has years of data on operating drones that it could share with stakeholders, auditors said.

FITARA Hits Its 5-year Anniversary 

An enhanced scorecard will drive better government services for citizens. 

OPM CISO Seeking a Small Business to Help Monitor Agency Cybersecurity

The winning vendor will help the government’s HR department track incidents across 1,000 servers and more than 10,000 devices.  

Data Standards for Grants Management Are Now the Law

First, standards will be developed and then agencies will have a year to apply them.

DHS Kicks Off DNA Collection Program for Some Detainees at Border

Border agencies will send samples to the FBI’s databases for indefinite storage.

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FDA’s Data Strategy Modernization Starts With Public Outreach

The agency is overhauling the way it thinks about data and wants to start with feedback from employees and outside experts.

Government to Restrict Sale of AI for Satellite Image Analysis

Software that can analyze satellite photos would be treated like a weapon.

Space Force Sets First Pitch Day Using Alternative Acquisition Authority

The military’s newest branch wants to hear about innovative solutions to tough problems in installation support and space operations.

Government Makes Strides Sharing Cyber Threat Information

The government’s only laggard complying with the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 is the Defense Department.

Survey: Feds View Security as Biggest Hurdle to Cloud Adoption

While agencies are becoming increasingly reliant on cloud services, a survey reveals pain points in getting there.

Time to Worry About Electronic Pills and Privacy?

The question of who owns the patient’s data also generates a number of issues.