Artificial Intelligence

FDA Wants to use AI to Assess Pharmaceuticals

The agency is looking for a small business to provide the service to help examine freeze-dried pharmaceuticals and complex generic drug products.

Emerging Tech

NASA Makes 6 Awards to Help Advance Air and Space Exploration

The concepts include quantum radar technology and using bacteria to make on-demand drugs in space.

Digital Government

Republican Lawmakers Want to Know Where $50B CHIPS Funding is Going

Several Republican leaders sent a letter to Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo asking for details about the funding.


Paradigm Shift: Recruiting for Lifelong Careers or Public Service Stints

Both long- and short-term public servants can be beneficial for the government in technology and beyond.


IRS system doesn’t meet all cloud security requirements, watchdog says

The tax agency did not meet requirements like malicious code protection and timely risk mitigation, the department's internal watchdog reported.


NATO to Seek a Contractor for Website Cybersecurity Testing 

Those interested will need to go through a Department of Commerce approval process to be eligible to bid on the contract.


IRS System Doesn’t Meet All Cloud Security Requirements, Watchdog Says

Treasury’s Inspector General found the IRS did not meet requirements like malicious code protection and timely risk mitigation.

Artificial Intelligence

MITRE Recommends Comprehensive Approach to Modernize Legacy Systems

The recommendations focus on executable actions for the Office of Management and Budget, agencies, Congress and industry .

Digital Government

GSA Issues Guidance to help Agencies Buy Secure 5G

The guidelines for federal agencies detail best practices throughout the 5G ecosystem.

Emerging Tech

NASA Leader Looks to Artemis II and Beyond for Agency’s Future

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson emphasized that such complex missions “are not going to launch until it’s right” for astronaut safety.


White House Looks to Secure Space from Cyber Threats

The Office of the National Cyber Director, the National Space Council and leaders from the private sector laid out next steps to digitally secure the space ecosystem.

Digital Government

Partnerships and Improved Data May Bolster U.S. Weather Predictions

Weather experts at a Congressional hearing for the reauthorization of the Weather Act noted that collaborating to collect more data and improve its assimilation will help improve weather predictions.

Artificial Intelligence

6 Agencies Launch Program to Build Prototype Open Knowledge Network

The prototype network is designed to provide an integrated data and knowledge infrastructure.

Emerging Tech

US Needs Improved Regulation to Foster Drone R&D

Unmanned aircraft system innovation is hindered by the current regulatory framework, according to witnesses at a congressional hearing.

Digital Government

Space Partnerships are Critical for U.S. Security, Defense Official Says

At AFCEA NOVA’s Space Force IT day, Col. Ted Hanger discussed the importance of working with allies and partners in space.

Digital Government

DHS and South Korea Sign Agreement for Emerging Tech Collaboration

The memorandum of understanding will help the U.S. and Republic of Korea share information and emerging technology to boost their security capabilities for cyber and other threats.

Digital Government

CDC Seeks Digital Health App for Its Employees

The mobile application should provide meditation and mindfulness activities to help employees manage stress.

Emerging Tech

Regulation Must Keep Up with Novel Space Technology, Experts Say

Panelists at the Satellite 2023 conference noted that the relationship between government and industry when it comes to space is still a “paradigm from yesteryear.”

Emerging Tech

Naval Research Lab Launches First In-Space Laser Energy Experiment

The experiment will demonstrate using power beaming technology to deliver instant energy in space.

Digital Government

L3Harris Will Develop NOAA’s Next-Gen Earth Imaging in $765M Deal

The GeoXO Imager will help to observe and monitor weather, the ocean and atmosphere, among other things in a collaboration between NOAA, NASA and L3Harris as part of the GeoXO mission.