Trade group calls on lawmakers to focus on cloud migration, cybersecurity and acquisition reform in NDAA discussions

ADI also says the defense spending bill should include language to reform FedRAMP and FISMA.

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Oracle to pay $23M to settle foreign bribery charges brought by SEC


This is the second time the tech giant has settled with the regulator in connection with the creation of slush funds.

VA names functional champion for electronic health record modernization program


Dr. David Massaro will represent the Veterans Health Administration in the program and lead initiatives to support frontline medical staff.

VA issues AVAIL health technology solicitation with $650M ceiling


The department is looking for solutions that fall into categories including data transformation, digital care and immersive technology.

Federal contractor launches pre-award challenge over Polaris solicitation


BD Squared argues that small businesses seeking a spot on the procurement may stand to lose from GSA’s approach to mentor-protégé arrangements.

DHA awards $2B health IT transformation contract


Peraton subsidiary Perspecta will execute the contract with assistance from Capgemini Government Solutions.

Network modernization strategies to support modern applications

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As agencies upgrade their applications, the networks they depend on need to be more dynamic, redundant and secure.

NSF wants to predict and prevent the next pandemic with AI


The Predictive Intelligence for Pandemic Prevention program is convening researchers across multiple fields to develop algorithms for detecting disease outbreaks early.

Small business GWAC awards and a new RFP are coming soon, GSA official says


GSA wants to use STARS III and Polaris to introduce competition at the task order level and expand government's pool of small business IT contractors.

What keeps federal cyber experts up at night about CDM


NASA is an early CDM success story, but continuous monitoring tools need maintaining.

Why it’s such a bad idea for Trump to use an off-the-shelf smartphone


President-elect Donald Trump is a “high risk target” for cyber-espionage and intrusion, private sector cybersecurity experts and former intelligence officials say — a situation only heightened by recent reports suggesting that Trump continues to use an off-the-shelf smartphone that would be less secure than the customized Blackberry provided to President Barack Obama in 2009 by the NSA.