Posts from GovConDaily 01/18/2017

CORL Study: Only 26% of Health Industry Business Associates Have Security Certification

CORL Technologies analyzed the certification status of 1,000 vendors from the company’s database of nearly 30,000 health industry business associates and found that just 26 percent of BAs hold a security certification…
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Deltek Report: DoD JIE Initiative Presents Opportunities for Data Center Services, SaaS Providers

A new Deltek report predicts that the Defense Department‘s efforts to implement the Joint Information Environment will open opportunities for industry providers of on-premise data center services and software-as-a-service platforms…
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Deloitte Joins Industry Coalition to Help Accelerate ‘Smart City’ Projects

Deloitte has joined a coalition of specialists and companies with the goal to accelerate the development of smart cities in the U.S. The professional services firm said Tuesday it will serve as a lead partner in the Smart Cities Council and work with the organization’s advisers and members in efforts to guide cities through investments that could foster sustainable economic development…
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Defense Science Board Report: Unmanned Systems Could Boost US Undersea Advantage

A Defense Science Board task force has published a report that describes ways to increase the capacity of U.S. undersea assets and manned platforms using unmanned systems. The report titled “Next-Generation Unmanned Undersea Systems” explores how unmanned systems could disrupt adversary strategies and perform operations that are on hold due to lack of assets, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory said Tuesday…
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Obama Issues Executive Order to Update Federal Security Clearance Process

President Barack Obama has signed an executive order that seeks to amend the federal government’s security clearance process as well as standards of suitability and fitness for employment, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday…
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Education Dept Launches Online Hub for Developer Resources

The Education Department has unveiled its first developer hub designed to serve as a dedicated space to centralize developer resources, document open government efforts and utilize the department’s data and code…
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Project Hosts to Offer Nintex’s Document Generation Platform Via FedRAMP Private Cloud

Project Hosts will offer Nintex’s document generation platform to government agencies through the former’s Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program-authorized private cloud. The Nintex Drawloop platform works to automate creation of digital documents in Salesforce through merger of data into any combination of document templates, Nintex said Tuesday…
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White House Unveils Guidance to Streamline Federal Infrastructure Review & Permitting Process

The White House has released new guidance that outlines changes designed to help federal agencies streamline the environmental assessment and authorization process for federal infrastructure projects in compliance with Title 41 provisions of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act…
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VIDEO: Soldiers Journal: Rolling Into Europe

21st Theatre Sustainment Command unloads more than 2,800 pieces of 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division’s equipment. The armored brigades equipment will make it’s way to Poland once unloaded at the port…
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