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Ideal Innovations Launches Two Online Facial Examination Classes; Bob Kocher Quoted

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Ideal Innovations Inc. has unveiled two new online facial examination courses designed for professionals who are teleworking amid the coronavirus pandemic. I-3 said it broadened its course offerings with the addition of online classes Overview of Facial Examination and Introduction to Facial Examination.

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NVIDIA’s Anthony Robbins: Agencies Should Harness AI, RPA to Free Up Employees for Mission-Critical Work

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Anthony Robbins, vice president of public sector at NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, has said federal agencies should leverage artificial intelligence to manage mundane tasks and allow employees to focus on mission-critical functions. "With the federal government being one of the largest collectors of data, AI has great potential for every agency," Robbins wrote.

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LexisNexis’ Haywood Talcove: Federal Gov’t Should Work With Industry to Protect Relief Funds From Fraudsters

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Haywood Talcove, CEO, Government, LexisNexis Risk Solutions and LexisNexis Special Services, wrote in an opinion piece published Friday that the federal government should collaborate with industry to protect stimulus funds from fraudsters as it works to provide economic relief to U.S. businesses and families during the COVID-19 pandemic as part of the $2T Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.

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Robert Kolasky: CISA to Incorporate CMMC Aspects Into Supply Chain Guidance

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Robert “Bob” Kolasky, an official at the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, said a CISA task force will issue “supply chain essentials” guidance that integrates aspects of the Department of Defense’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, Nextgov reported Thursday.

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CMMC Accreditation Body Issues Solicitation for Continuous Monitoring Tool

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The accreditation body for the Department of Defense’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program has issued a request for proposals for a continuous monitoring platform. The RFP posted Wednesday on LinkedIn says that certified third-party assessment organizations, assessors and companies seeking certification will use the continuous monitoring tool to carry out pre-evaluation background research and monitor firms between formal assessments.

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L3Harris Offers Software to Healthcare and Public Safety Responders Combating COVID-19; Dana Mehnert Quoted

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L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) will offer its BeOn software application for free to health care and public safety workers, allowing users to turn their smartphones, laptops and other devices into an encrypted public safety radio, the company announced on Tuesday.

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Tableau’s Steve Spano Debunks Common Myths About Data Analytics

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Steve Spano, regional vice president for public sector at Tableau, has said there are three misconceptions surrounding data analytics that government agencies should address and break down to leverage data as a strategic asset. One of the myths Spano debunked is that data reporting is hard. Spano wrote that agencies should shift from spreadsheet-centric reporting towards adopting an analytics platform that could enable them to analyze data from disparate sources.

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Health Agencies, Biopharmaceutical Firms Form Partnership to Accelerate COVID-19 Vaccine Development

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The National Institutes of Health and three other U.S. health agencies have teamed up with the Foundation for the NIH, European Medicines Agency and 16 biopharmaceutical companies to speed up the development of vaccines and treatments for COVID-19. The Accelerating COVID-19 Therapeutic Interventions and Vaccines partnership will work to streamline clinical trials, coordinate regulatory processes and use assets to accelerate response to the coronavirus pandemic and other future health emergencies, NIH said Friday.

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Acquisition Process Updates Help Advance Gov’t-Satcom Industry Collaboration

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government, told Catherine Melquist, president of the Mobile Satellite User Association, in an interview published on MilsatMagazine that the U.S. government and industry are teaming up to leverage the opportunities of space by making changes to acquisition practices.

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