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Report: China Hackers Attempt to Steal Academe-Based Maritime Military Research

Hackers from China have attempted cyber attacks on around 27 universities around the world, with the University of Washington and Massachusetts Institute of Technology among targets, Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Cybersecurity professionals and U.S. officials have said that these attacks are part of China's plans to steal maritime technology research of the U.S. military, the report noted.

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Industry Experts on Federal Tech Trends to Watch 2019

Several industry experts have cited technology platforms and trends they expect to play a role in the federal government in 2019, Federal News Network reported Monday. Dave McClure, director of CIO advisory at Accenture Federal Services, said he expects a shift towards the adoption of hybrid cloud architectures and proactive cybersecurity measures and that agencies will improve their contact center strategies driven by artificial intelligence and increasing citizen expectations.
 

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Glenn Davidson Named Human Capital Transformation Exec at Deloitte Public Sector Arm

Glenn Davidson, former executive director of enterprise services at the Commerce Department, has joined the government and public services practice of Deloitte’s consulting business as human capital transformation executive. He will work with federal and state government clients to help them transform their agencies’ workforce strategy, human resource operations and employee experience, …

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Perspecta VP Trey Theimer Joins Homeland Security & Defense Business Council Board

Trey Theimer, vice president and account general manager for homeland security at Perspecta, has been appointed to the board of directors at the Homeland Security and Defense Business Council. She joins the board along with Brandon LaBonte, president and CEO of ArdentMC; and Martin Mackes, chief delivery officer of E3 Federal Solutions, the council said …

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NTT DATA’s Shamlan Siddiqi to Speak at 2018 Capital Cybersecurity Summit

Shamlan Siddiqi, chief technology officer of NTT DATA‘s public sector business, will take part in a panel discussion on Nov. 13 at the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s Capital Cybersecurity Summit in Tysons Corner, Va. NVTC said Wednesday panelists and keynote speakers at its third annual event will offer their perspectives on cyber-related …

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Blue Prism Debuts Robotic Process Automation Tech on GSA Schedule

Blue Prism has announced the availability of its robotic process automation software to federal agencies through the General Services Administration’s Information Technology Schedule 70 procurement vehicle. The company said Wednesday its technology employs artificial intelligence, machine learning, sentiment analysis and intelligent automation methods intended to help government customers automate business processes. …

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Cerner Forms Industry Team for VA Electronic Health Care Record Modernization Effort

Cerner has formed an organization of private firms that will help perform a potential 10-year, $10B contract to modernize the Department of Veterans Affairs’ electronic health care record. The EHR modernization team will resume the health information technology company’s work in meeting the medical needs of veterans, Cerner said Wednesday. VA Secretary …

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Leidos Joins Cerner-Led Team to Support VA’s EHR System Modernization; Jerry Hogge Quoted

Leidos has joined a Cerner-led team to upgrade the Department of Veterans Affairs’ electronic health record system through the deployment of the same EHR platform used at the Defense Department’s medical facilities worldwide. “As lead systems integrator for the DoD’s Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization (DHMSM) program, we are pleased …

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SAP Concur-Led Team to Modernize DoD Business Travel System

A SAP Concur-led industry team has secured a $9.3M “other transaction” agreement to develop a technology platform for Defense Department employees to manage travel bookings. DoD said Thursday SAP Concur will collaborate with Accenture‘s federal services unit, Booz Allen Hamilton and CWTSato Travel to build a prototype for the Defense Travel System replacement effort. More than two …

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