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Booz Allen Execs: Health Agencies Should Learn From IC to Harness the Power of Big Data

Booz Allen Hamilton executives wrote in an article published Thursday on The New England Journal of Medicine that federal health care agencies should leverage data science tools and lessons from the intelligence community to optimize big data in order to improve care quality and reduce costs. Steve Escaravage, a senior vice president and head of Booz Allen’s digital, analytics and strategy practice, co-wrote the piece with Kevin Vigilante, an executive VP and a health business leader at the company; and Mike McConnell, a senior executive adviser at Booz Allen.

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Dell EMC Federal’s Cameron Chehreh: Data Lakes Could Help Agencies Derive More Insights

Cameron Chehreh, chief operating officer and chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said data lakes work to help federal agencies build “a consolidated and scalable agile repository” that allows them to generate insights from data, FedTech Magazine reported Friday. Chehreh noted that data lakes have the ability to take in any type of data, a feature that enables agencies to develop a mechanism to add metadata to help users with access to data lakes to easily tag and search information.

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Capella University, Pearson to Issue Digital Badges for NSA/DHS Master’s Program Students

Capella University has collaborated with Pearson to issue digital badges that utilizes the latter company’s Acclaim platform for students under the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security master’s program. Badges issued through Acclaim will record professional skills its students have gained through coursework and certificate programs and be available for delivery to potential …

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Vencore Selects StorExcel to Develop NASA Content Mgmt System

Vencore has subcontracted systems integration services provider StorExcel to develop an integrated storage and content management tool based on Quantum Corp.’s storage platform for installation at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. StorExcel will integrate Quantum’s StorNext 5 platform with Telestream-built Vantage media processing tool and IPV-made Curator system for media asset management under the …

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Tom Lyons: General Dynamics Fidelis Updates Malware Scanning and Remediation Platform

General Dynamics‘ Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions unit has announced new updates to a security analytics platform designed to help enterprises detect and mitigate any malicious activity on computer networks. XPS Collector works to automatically correlate threat intelligence with network metadata to reduce the time it takes for security analysts to find a threat …

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General Dynamics Fidelis Subsidiary Develops Metadata Scanning Program; Peter George Comments

Fidelis Security Systems released a cybersecurity program that stores and scans metadata for viruses or attacks, the company announced Wednesday. General Dynamics recently closed its acquisition of Fidelis and integrated Fidelis into the advanced information systems unit. John Jolly, vice president and general manager of the AIS unit’s cyber division, …

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