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Stephan Fihn: VHA to Deploy Predictive Models Over Next 10 Years

Stephan Fihn, director of the Veterans Health Administration’s analytics and business intelligence office, has said the VHA is building predictive models that it plans to deploy over the next decade, GCN reported Wednesday. He said the VHA wants to expand its effort to predict healthcare needs of patients through the care …

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Navy Seeks Maritime Infrared Imagery for ISR Platforms

The U.S. Navy has released an updated presolicitation for the Combatant Craft Forward Looking Infrared 2 system as the service aims to modernize its intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance imaging platform, Defense Systems reported Thursday. Mark Pomerleau writes that the Navy wants a maritime infrared imaging system with net-centric data sharing, image fusion, laser target designation, information …

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CBO: Spending Estimates Indicate Sequestration Not Required in FY 2015

A new report by the Congressional Budget Office says that sequestration is not required for fiscal year 2015 as budget appropriations for defense and nondefense programs do not exceed caps on discretionary budget authority. CBO said Monday that the enacted defense funding for fiscal 2015 is equal to the limit of $585.8 billion, while the …

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OSTP Launches Open Data, Interactive Website for Disaster Preparedness

The Office of Science and Technology Policy has launched a new website that works as a public resource for disaster data and collaboration tools as part of the government’s Innovation for Disasters initiative. Brian Forde, Heather King and Meredith Lee wrote on the White House blog that Disasters.data.gov supports efforts to drive …

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Janice Haith: US Navy Starts to Adopt Shared IT Services

Janice Haith, deputy chief information officer for the Navy Department, has said the U.S. Navy has begun to embrace a shared information technology services model, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Haith told an AFCEA luncheon the Navy started to implement the Intelligence Community Information Technology Environment two weeks ago, Michael …

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FFIEC Notes Inherent Risk, Preparedness as Cybersecurity Factors for Financial Institutions

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council says that financial institutions should focus their cybersecurity measures on managing inherent risk factors and engage executive leadership in evaluating an institution’s preparedness. FFIEC said in a report published Monday that it conducted a cybersecurity assessment of 500 financial institutions earlier this year and found that inherent …

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Alfred Rivera: DISA to Increase Military Cloud Security Oversight

U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency officials have said the organization will continue to assess and manage security of commercial cloud offerings for defense organizations, C4ISR & Networks reported Friday. Amber Corrin writes Alfred Rivera, acting director for strategic planning and information at DISA, told reporters last week the agency will …

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