Tag Archives: data sharing

Suzette Kent: Federal Agencies Can Now Reconsider Physical Needs, Future Digital Roadmap

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Suzette Kent, federal chief information officer and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, said there has been an expanded use of digital tools as more federal employees telework due to the coronavirus pandemic and that agencies can now begin to reassess their physical requirements, Federal Times reported Thursday.

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VA, DoD Launch Joint Information Sharing for Care Providers

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The departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs have begun to implement a new program that facilitates secure health information exchanges between the two. VA said Monday its joint health information exchange with DoD would help health care providers access electronic health record data across both departments through a single entry point.

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Accenture Completes Global Study Showing Citizens Share Personal Data for Enhanced Customer Services; Eyal Darmon Quoted

Accenture has released a global study, showing that the majority of citizens are willing to share personal information with government agencies in exchange for better service, the company announced on Wednesday. 

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CISA’s Christopher Krebs on Cyber Collaboration, Data Sharing in Election Security

Christopher Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election has helped improve collaboration between DHS and the National Security Agency, CyberScoop reported Monday.

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Report: DoD Faces Authority, Database Architecture Challenges in Counter-WMD Mission

A Department of Defense official said DoD needs increased authority to address information gaps in efforts to eradicate weapons of mass destruction, FCW reported Sunday. An executive order may allow DoD to track, facilitate and coordinate WMD-related documents across the government, said Ed Lawson, director of integration for the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense.

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Forcepoint’s George Kamis: Military Should Operationalize Data With Cross-Domain Technologies

George Kamis, chief technology officer for global governments and critical infrastructure at Forcepoint, wrote in an opinion piece published Thursday how cross-domain technologies could help the U.S. military operationalize and make data available at all classification levels and to international mission partners.

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Grant Schneider: Federal Acquisition Supply Chain Council Eyes Guidance for Agencies in 2020

Grant Schneider, federal chief information security officer, said the Federal Acquisition Supply Chain Council will prioritize the development of guidance in 2020 to help agencies address security threats to the supply chain, Nextgov reported Tuesday.

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