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GSA to Assign New Special Item Number for Health IT Under Schedule 70; Roya Konzman Comments

The General Services Administration plans to designate a new special item number for health information technology services under the agency’s Information Technology Schedule 70 acquisition vehicle, Federal Times reported Monday. Carten Cordell writes government agencies will have access to health IT services under 132-56 SIN. Roya Konzman, senior IT specialist at GSA, told Federal …

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Nextgov: DARPA Program Aims to Characterize Cyber Criminals, Forecast Attacks

A Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program aims to characterize cyber criminals and their strategies and forecast where future attacks could take place, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Aliya Sternstein writes that the Enhanced Attribution Program looks to provide visibility into all aspects of a cyber operator’s activities using “vantage points” such as laptops, smartphones …

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Jeff Johnson: FirstNet Sets Path Toward National Broadband Network Development

Jeff Johnson, vice chair of the First Responder Network Authority board, wrote in a blog entry posted Thursday the agency has implemented initiatives during 2015 to prepare for the construction and implementation of a nationwide public-safety broadband network. He said FirstNet consulted with federal, state, local and tribal government organizations to gather ideas on …

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IARPA Seeks Ideas for Logical Qubits Program

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity wants industry input for a program to develop a logical qubit from a number of imperfect physical qubits. IARPA said in a solicitation published Thursday that it plans to integrate extensible integration into high-fidelity multi-qubit operations under the logical qubits program. The program is …

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USDA Issues Organic Integrity Database Solicitation

The Agriculture Department is seeking information from industry on a database that USDA wants to protect the department’s organic seal integrity. USDA issued a solicitation on Monday for a web-based database of certified organic operations that contains information relevant to the organic industry and public. The department wants the database to help protect supply chain transparency, …

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Air Force Seeks White Paper on Space Command, Control Tech

The Department of the Air Force is seeking industry white papers on technologies to command and control space forces. The Air Force Materiel Command released a broad agency announcement on Friday to acquire ideas for the development and demonstration of concepts the branch hopes can help bolster its space dominance. The announcement focuses on command …

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DARPA Seeks Lighter Night Vision Gear

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking a light and small design variant of night vision gear, Military Times reported Thursday. Michael Peck writes DARPA has released a small business innovation research solicitation for a night vision system with short-wave or broad-band infrared cameras, infrared weapons illuminators and augmented reality heads-up displays. …

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