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Deloitte: Cyber Framework, Use of AI, Blockchain Could Help Protect Defense Industrial Base

A new Deloitte report has identified challenges U.S. defense contractors and suppliers face when it comes to complying with cybersecurity regulations and measures that could be implemented by companies to adhere to such regulations and build up a cyber-resilient security posture.

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GDIT to Deliver AI, Other Tech Capabilities to Support HHS Modernization; Kamal Narang Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 6, 2019 — General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business will work with the Department of Health and Human Services under a $49M multi-award contract to utilize artificial intelligence and other technologies for HHS modernization efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported May 30. The company said May 30 General …

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Report: HHS Taps More Than 50 Firms for AI, Automation IDIQ

Several technology services contractors and consulting firms have won spots on a potential five-year, $49M contract to provide the Department of Health and Human Services’ program support center with artificial intelligence and automation tools designed to facilitate operations, the Washington Business Journal reported Thursday. More than 50 awardees will vie …

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Accenture Federal Digital Studio Expanded to Boost Government IT Modernization; John Goodman and Dominic Delmolino Quoted

Accenture announced on Tuesday that the company has expanded the Accenture Federal Digital Studio in Washington D.C. to double the studio’s size to over 20,000 square feet and adding new members to its diverse team of designers, developers, data scientists and other digital experts. “Our newly expanded Studio will help …

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Arlington Capital Partners Announces Strategic Investment in Octo Consulting; Mehul Sanghani Quoted

Arlington Capital Partners announced its strategic investment in Octo Consulting Group on Thursday.  Octo develops solutions for federal government clients in health care, national security, civilian and defense agencies. The company’s expertise with Agile software development, UI/UX, cloud, infrastructure, blockchain and other emerging technologies enable agencies to modernize their infrastructure. …

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Andrew Couch Talks CryptoFuse’s Role Rethinking Blockchain

Last week, Andrew Couch, founder of Cryptofuse, spoke with GovConWire about how his company is looking to redefine blockchain technology and drive value in the federal market. As Couch explained, his company devised a way to exchange information without the internet by relying on asynchronous updating and the global blockchain. …

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Deloitte, Attest Push Blockchain-Based Digital ID Apps for Gov’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 7, 2018 — Deloitte and its partner Attest will offer government customers access to the latter’s blockchain-based digital identity technologies in an effort to secure the personal data of citizens, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The professional services firm said Monday the blockchain-enabled Attest Wallet and Attest Enterprise applications, respectively, …

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IBM to Develop Blockchain-Based Public Health Info Tracking System for CDC

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 6, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) will work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on a project that aims to utilize blockchain technology to build a secure and transparent public health information system, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Fast Company reported Tuesday that the planned blockchain-based system …

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Accenture, Thales Unveil Blockchain Tech for Supply Chain Security at Farnborough Air Show

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 17, 2018 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has collaborated with Thales to demonstrate a blockchain-based supply chain security system at the Farnborough Air Show that runs through July 22 in England, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The platform, which is based on Linux‘s Hyperledger Fabric project, is designed to detect, …

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Booz Allen Hamilton Helps FDA Test Healthcare Blockchain Technology

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 26, 2018 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has helped develop and test a blockchain-based platform designed to help the Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Translational Sciences explore how to use the technology for healthcare applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The platform, which is currently implemented …

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