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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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GSA Appoints Scott Anderson, Bruno Kelpsas as Regional Administrators

Scott Anderson, former director of services delivery and property management at the George Washington University, has been appointed as the General Services Administration‘s regional administrator for the National Capital Region. Anderson will be responsible for GSA’s operations in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, including oversight of federal real estate and information technology, the agency …

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GSA Releases Emerging Citizen Tech Guide for Federal Agencies

The General Services Administration has created an open source guide on emerging service-applicable technologies, such as blockchain and artificial intelligence, to support government agencies in their efforts to implement these tools. The U.S. Emerging Citizen Technology Atlas contains cases, reports, program references and resources that resulted from collaborations between the U.S. government and …

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