Posts from GovConDaily for 07/19/2017

DoD Rolls Out E-Health Record System at Second Facility

The Naval Hospital Oak Harbor in Washington state became the second facility to utilize the Department of Defense’s new electronic health record system, MHS Genesis. The Naval Hospital is the first inpatient facility to use the system, which incorporates Cerner’s commercial health records system…
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Unisys’ Jennifer Napper, Susan Becker Named to Leadership Roles at Govt-Industry Partnership Organizations

Two executives from Unisys‘ federal business unit, Jennifer Napper and Susan Becker, have been appointed to leadership positions at separate non-profit organizations that support government-industry partnership…
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U.S. Digital Service Details Progress on 10 Federal Cyber Modernization Projects

The U.S. Digital Service released its first report to Congress under the Trump administration, detailing its progress on 10 projects to modernize digital functionality within Federal departments. Projects include the General Services Administration’s common identity project login…
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Lockheed Invests in AI Software Company Contextere

Lockheed Martin has invested $1.1 million in Ontario, Canada-based artificial intelligence software company contextere to support the development of an intelligent personal assistant platform for aerospace and defense maintenance personnel…
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Neil Alan Chilson Named FTC Acting Chief Technologist

Neil Alan Chilson, an attorney adviser at the Federal Trade Commission, has been appointed to serve as the agency’s chief technologist on an acting basis. FTC said Tuesday Chilson will advise the commission and its acting Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen on technology-related matters such as usage, law enforcement actions and policy recommendations…
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Report: F-35 JPO Aims to Address Hypoxia Concerns Through Oxygen Generating System Update

The F-35 joint program office plans to update an onboard oxygen generation system to facilitate the flow of oxygen to pilots flying Lockheed Martin-built F-35 fighter jets, Defense News reported Tuesday…
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Report: DHS Advisory Group to Produce Reports on Botnet Attack Mitigation

A group of advisers within the Department of Homeland Security‘s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee will release two reports on how the U.S. government can counter cyber attacks carried out by networks of compromised devices, know as botnets, Nextgov reported Friday…
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Army Research Lab Seeks to Build Autonomous Drones, Robots for Electronic Warfare

The Army Research Laboratory will fund new projects to develop autonomous drone and robotic technologies intended for electronic warfare operations, Defense One reported Tuesday. ARL aims to equip autonomous platforms with onboard tools that will work to counter anti-access/area denial systems as part of the Distributed and Collaborative Intelligent Systems and Technology program…
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Booz Allen, Splunk Partner on Cyber Threat Intell Service Offering

Booz Allen Hamilton and Splunk have teamed up to offer an analytics-based cybersecurity service designed to help organizations detect and protect networks from potential cyber attacks. The Booz Allen Cyber4Sight for Splunk service offering works to provide threat intelligence data to security analysts through the combination of analytics-based insights from Splunk Enterprise Security platform and intelligence data generated by Booz Allen’s Cyber4Sight threat intelligence platforms, Splunk said Tuesday…
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VIDEO: The Modern Cavalry | Maintainer

Sgt. Todd Gildersleeve, Cpl. Mark Valle, and Maj. Matthew Bohman describe the dedication and discipline required to maintain a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter Jun. 19 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma…
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