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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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Vice Adm. Nancy Norton: DISA, JFHQ-DODIN Back Warfighters Through Innovation, Cyber Defense, Tech Delivery

Navy Vice Adm. Nancy Norton, director of the Defense Information Systems Agency and commander of the Joint Force Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Network, has said DISA and JFHQ-DODIN support warfighters through innovation, technology delivery and cyber domain defense. Norton said at the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium …

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DHS Supports Blockchain Projects, Standardization Efforts; Douglas Maughan Comments

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has partnered with other DHS components and startup companies to develop blockchain-based technology platforms, GCN reported Tuesday. S&T also supports the World Wide Web Consortium in efforts to standardize the Verifiable Claims Data Model and Decentralized Identifiers. “Government must be informed and ensure blockchain technology …

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NIST Report Aims to Help Businesses Understand Blockchain

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued a draft report on blockchain in an effort to give businesses a “straightforward” description of the technology. The nearly 60-page document titled, “Draft NIST Interagency Report 8202: Blockchain Technology Overview” includes information on the concept of blockchain, its use in electronic currency and …

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