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NARA Eyes Blockchain to Maintain ‘Real’ Information

The National Archives and Records Administration is looking at blockchain technology to change how it authenticates images and videos amid the rise of deepfake, Federal News Network reported Monday. The move follows the launch of machine learning algorithms designed to manipulate images and audio to make realistic videos of people talking about something or performing activities. 

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CIA Posts 930K Declassified Documents Online

The CIA has released approximately 930,000 declassified documents with a total of 12 million pages on the agency’s website as part of efforts to make such records accessible to the public. All documents are available through CIA’s Electronic Reading Room and includes records on the early CIA history, Cold War, Vietnam, Berlin Tunnel project, …

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Deloitte’s Chris Knox Joins National Archives-Led FOIA Advisory Committee

The Archivist of the United States has named Chris Knox, managing director in Deloitte‘s transactions and business analytics segment, as a member of the Freedom of Information Act Advisory Committee. Deloitte said Monday 20 voting members serve on the National Archives and Records Administration-led FOIA committee to study FOIA matters, recommend action and provide advice for the administration. “Throughout …

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National Archives & Records Administration Seeks New CTO

The National Archives and Records Administration has started its search for a new chief technology officer under the agency’s information services office. NARA said in a notice posted June 9 on USAJobs the new CTO will manage the agency’s architecture and technology management division and serve as an adviser to the chief …

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NARA, Public Interest Declassification Board Eye Automation for Govt Doc Analysis

The National Archives and Records Administration and the Public Interest Declassification Board are exploring the use of automation tools to declassify some government documents, FCW reported Thursday. Adam Mazmanian writes the software tools perform initial document review to help human analysts make decisions on the redaction, reclassification or release of the materials. “Automation can …

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NIST Issues Final Guidance on CUI Protection in Nonfederal Systems

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has finalized its guidance on how to implement measures to protect sensitive federal information in the hands of government contractors. NIST said Friday it worked with the National Archives and Records Administration to develop the “Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Information Systems and Organizations” (NIST Special …

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NARA Releases Electronic Messaging Guide Draft

The National Archives and Records Administration has published new guidance for federal agencies to manage electronic messages that have been transmitted in the course of doing public business. NARA said its draft bulletin covers the management of text, voicemail, chat and instant messages through mobile apps, social media and other …

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NIST Seeks Comments on Final Draft of Federal Info Protection Guidelines

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released the final draft of its guidance document on protecting controlled unclassified federal information residing in nonfederal systems based on feedback to the initial November 2014 draft. NIST said Friday it is seeking further public comments on the “Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Information …

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