Tag Archives: data collection

Final Rule Exempts DHS Insider Threat Program System of Records From Certain Privacy Act Provisions

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released a final rule exempting parts of the Insider Threat Program System of Records from several provisions of the Privacy Act. Under the final rule, the updated system of records covers all individuals who have or had access to information, networks, equipment, systems or facilities of DHS as well as records from any office, component or program of the department.

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Dave Spirk on Pentagon’s Upcoming Data Strategy Backing Joint Warfighting Approach

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Dave Spirk, chief data officer at the Department of Defense (DoD), said DoD’s upcoming data strategy will back a “joint warfighting” approach to data use, management and collection. He said DoD will use a “hub-and-spoke” model to support the data strategy and recognize data literacy throughout the Department of Defense.

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NIST Releases Report on Forensic Science Concerns in Cloud Environments; Martin Herman Quoted

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a new report on forensic science challenges faced by law enforcement officers, auditors and other professionals in cloud environments. The report enumerated 62 cloud-related forensic challenges and one of those listed challenges is associated with data custodians at cloud service providers. 

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Everbridge Partners with JARVISS to Mitigate Impact of COVID-19 for U.S. Army; David Meredith Quoted

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Everbridge has announced that the Joint Analytic Real-Time Virtual Information Sharing System (JARVISS) has been deployed to assess and respond to the impact that the COVID-19 outbreak has on Army staff, facilities, installations, and offsite special events, Everbridge reported on Monday

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Brian Thomas: NASA Eyes AI, Machine Learning Use in Four Categories

Brian Thomas, a data scientist at NASA and program manager for Open Innovation, said the space agency is looking to advance the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning in aeronautics, human capital, information technology support and operations, Federal Times reported Friday. Thomas said on Wednesday that NASA plans to use AI and ML technologies to help with antenna positioning operations in order to facilitate contact with satellites during the AI World Government Conference. 

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