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FBI’s Criminal Biometrics Info System Enters ‘Full Operational Capability’

The FBI has declared its new biometric identification system to be in the full operational capability phase nearly one month after the bureau said it completed work to convert 30 million ...
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Profile: Joe Demarest, FBI Cyber Division Assistant Director

Joe Demarest serves as assistant director of the cyber division at the FBI, where the 26-year bureau veteran has worked in investigative matters related to counterterrorism, white-collar ...
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Profile: Steve Shirley, Defense Cyber Crime Center Executive Director

Steve Shirley serves as executive director of the Defense Department‘s Defense Cyber Crime Center in Linthicum, Maryland, which is a national cybersecurity center that incorporates ...
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Profile: Ann Barron-DiCamillo, US-CERT Manager and Chief of Operations

Ann Barron-DiCamillo serves as manager and chief of operations for the United States-Computer Emergency Readiness Team within the Department of Homeland Security. In this role, she ...
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Profile: Kevin Meiners, Ass’t National Intelligence Director for Acquisition, Technology, Facilities

Kevin Meiners serves as assistant national intelligence director for acquisition, technology and facilities at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. In this role, he ...
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Tiffany Hixson: GSA to Use ‘Parallel’ Method, Not Halt Services Schedule Addition

Tiffany Hixson The General Services Administration has decided against a temporary halt to additions on the agency’s services schedules as it seeks to refresh and consolidate ...
biotech

Phillip Singerman: NIST Tech Commercialization Program Targets Small Firms

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is searching for a partner to help the agency carry out a program that offers funds to small businesses for research into measurement ...
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Anthony Foxx: FAA Completes UAS Test Site Declarations as Agency Deems Va Tech Site Operational

Anthony Foxx The Federal Aviation Administration has completed its work to declare six unmanned aircraft test sites in the U.S. as operational by giving that distinction to Virginia ...
digital government

Sylvia Burns Promoted to Full-Time CIO Post at Interior Dept; Rhea Suh Comments

Sylvia Burns, a 20-year federal government veteran and acting chief information officer at the Interior Department since March, has been appointed to the CIO role on a full-time basis. Rhea ...
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Profile: Taha Kass-Hout, FDA Chief Health Informatics Officer

Taha Kass-Hout serves as chief health informatics officer at the Food and Drug Administration and is the first person to hold that title in the agency’s history. He leads the development ...