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Former HHS OIG InfoSec Official Steven Hernandez Moves to Education Dept

Steven Hernandez, former chief information security officer at the Department of Health and Human Services‘ Office of the Inspector General, will assume the CISO role at the Education Department effective Dec. 10, Cyberscoop reported Thursday. The report noted Hernandez will bring government information technology experience to drive integrity and privacy …

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Report: NASA, Intl Space Agencies to Release Space Exploration Roadmap in 2018

NASA is working with 14 international space agencies to publish a roadmap in January 2018 that would detail common space exploration goals, SpaceNews reported Thursday. The voluntary organization, called the International Space Exploration Coordination Group, will release the new Global Exploration Roadmap to provide updated plans for missions such as extended presence in …

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GAO: Guidance Needed to Manage US Border Patrol Tech Assist Data Quality

The Government Accountability Office has recommended that the U.S. Border Patrol agency craft guidance to manage data on the contributions of technology platforms or other assets to secure the southwest border. GAO said Thursday it found that Border Patrol lacks “sufficient” guidance to validate the usability, reliability and accuracy of asset assists data that agents …

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