• NARA reminds agencies of automated email deadlines

    The National Archives and Records Administration reiterated guidance to federal agencies on email management.

  • ICMA, SAS launch analytics platform for local gov

    ICMA Insights lets local governments easily collect, clean, report, benchmark and analyze their data.

  • SEC office to shepherd risk analysis tool development

    The Securities and Exchange Commission plans to open an office to develop data-driven tools and models to help monitor financial risk and fraud.

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  • World Bank launches global contracts platform

    The World Bank recently launched the Open Government Contracts Platform, an open data tool to help governments and businesses search, manage and monitor government contracts and procurement opportunities globally.

  • IARPA to hold open house

    The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity will be hosting its first IARPA Day on Oct. 29-30 in the College Park, Md., area.

  • DOE, Google back quantum computing research

    The Department of Energy has funded a startup’s research into quantum security for the grid, and Google announces it will build its own quantum computer.

  • NSF seeks feedback on big data innovation hubs

    The National Science Foundation seeks input on the formation of Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs that would stimulate, track and help sustain grassroots partnerships around big data.

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  • Government expands adoption of critical security controls

    A survey sponsored by the SANS Institute showed 90 percent of government and industry respondents have adopted the Critical Security Controls, a public-private security roadmap.

  • SANS Institute offers updated security policy templates

    Security education provider SANS Institute updates its library of information security policy templates government agencies can use as reference guidelines.

  • AT&T cloud storage offers beefed up security

    AT&T's Synaptic Storage as a Service for Government is a multi-tenant, community cloud that has the same features as the company's commercial cloud storage offering but adds additional security.