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NIST Finds How to Utilize Blockchain to Secure Smart Manufacturing

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has found a method to improve security for smart manufacturing systems with blockchain that provides tamper-proof transmission of data and traceability of information in the production process. NIST issued a report on Monday detailing how blockchain can help detect and deter potential digital threats in the manufacturing process.

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DISA Considering Blockchain Tech for DoD’s Digital Infrastructure

The Defense Information Systems Agency plans to deploy blockchain technologies being developed by IBM, Microsoft and Amazon Web Services into the Department of Defense’s systems, GCN reported Tuesday. The agency’s emerging technologies directorate is studying recent developments in other blockchain programs including the Department of Health and Human Services’ HHS Accelerate program and the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s research into blockchain applications.

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Report: HHS Obtains Authority to Operate AI, Blockchain-Based Acquisition Tool

The Department of Health and Human Services received a full “authority to operate” certification for its ReImagine HHS Accelerate initiative that seeks to improve the department’s acquisition procedures, Fedscoop.com reported Tuesday. The HHS tested the platform with static acquisition data sets to assess its capability to use automation, artificial intelligence and blockchain technology to develop microservices that cut acquisition times, create better-designed contracts and reduce costs.

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IDC Report Describes HHS Implementation of Blockchain in Acquisition Record-Keeping

IDC recently released a study that describes the implementation of blockchain technology in the government. The study, in particular, highlights the use of a distributed ledger for the Department of Health and Human Service's acquisition record-keeping program, Nextgov reported Friday.

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CompTIA Unveils Blockchain Tech Guide for US Policymakers

David Logsdon, senior director of public advocacy at the Computing Technology Industry Association, recently unveiled on Capitol Hill the organization’s guide on blockchain technology, StateScoop reported Wednesday. The guide, entitled “Harnessing the Blockchain Revolution,” offers a framework meant to help policymakers “understand the promise, the uses and the questions that …

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