Former HHS officials challenge findings of rescinded watchdog investigation into COVID-19 data systems


The Department of Health and Human Services’ inspector general last month rescinded an investigation into the cybersecurity of COVID-19 data analysis systems citing concerns over the accuracy of information included in the report.

DOJ watchdog publishes data dashboard to track COVID-19 vaccinations of prison inmates


It is part of a package of data being published in a bid to improve transparency about the spread of COVID-19 in federal prisons.

From Afghanistan to Ukraine, Pentagon applies tech-centered takeaways amid modern crises


National security officials reflected on how recent global challenges are driving innovation, and new approaches to data.

Cryptocurrencies compound federal efforts to curb federal fraud


FBI, Secret Service, USCIS and National Security Council officials describe the unprecedented scale of federal financial fraud, and data tactics to prosecute it.

CDC expands Palantir’s non-COVID disease surveillance contract again


Palantir continues to modernize the CDC's data infrastructure to perform genomic sequencing of disease variants and track them and their outcomes.

IRS Commissioner calls IT modernization ‘virtually impossible’ with start-stop funding


Lawmakers disagree over whether the agency should receive extra funding to tackle its backlog of more than five million paper tax returns.