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Commerce requests information about AI, open data assets, data dissemination

FedScoop

The Department of Commerce is requesting information concerning AI-ready open data assets, alongside the development of data dissemination standards. In describing itself as “an authoritative provider of data,” the agency said it is looking to ensure the accuracy and integrity of data as AI intermediaries access and consume data.

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European Health Data Space will enable health innovation through secure data sharing

AWS Public Sector

In May 2022, the European Commission (EC) proposed to set up a European Health Data Space (EHDS). The EHDS will establish a common framework and infrastructure for the use of health data for research, innovation, policy-making, and regulatory activities in the European Union (EU). At AWS, security will always be our top priority.

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ICE pursuing privacy approvals related to controversial phone location data

FedScoop

Back in January, Immigration and Customs Enforcement said it had stopped using commercial telemetry data that government agencies buy from private companies. The move comes as civil rights advocates have raised repeated concerns about the use of commercial telemetry data. Within DHS, the use of this data has raised alarm bells.

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Federal chief data officers seek information on synthetic data generation

FedScoop

The Federal Chief Data Officers Council is looking for information on synthetic data generation as it works to establish best practices, according to a solicitation posted Thursday. President Joe Biden’s October executive order on artificial intelligence listed synthetic data generation as an example of a “privacy-enhancing technology.”

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Abhijit Dubey Named CEO of NTT DATA

WashngtonExec

NTT DATA has appointed Abhijit Dubey as CEO of its business outside Japan. The news follows the merger finalization between NTT DATA and NTT Ltd., forming an over $30 billion global business under the NTT DATA name. [.]

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ICE says it’s stopped using commercial telemetry data

FedScoop

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has stopped using commercial telemetry data, which can include phone data that reveals a person’s location, an agency spokesperson confirmed to FedScoop. The move comes amid ongoing bipartisan concern about law enforcement agency purchases of peoples’ location data without obtaining a warrant.

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Inside the Army’s Transformative New Data Architecture

GovCon Wire

Army is currently working to implement its Unified Data Reference Architecture, which is designed to join a data mesh and data fabric in a way that would allow users to easily access data products across different formats and locations.

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