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Nuance Healthcare: Impacted Customer Update

Nuance launches a webpage to keep customers informed of its progress restoring services following a cyberattack that took down its hosted services.

Petya.2017 is a wiper not a ransomware

A blogpost on Petya explains that its not technically ransomware because it does not attempt to solicit money from victims and offers no options for reversing the damage it causes.

Medicare Halts Release of Much-Anticipated Data

CMS cancels the highly anticipated planned release of Medicare Advantage data to researchers, which was scheduled to be released at the annual research meeting of AcademyHealth.

Former DoD acquisition chief Kendall joins Leidos board

Frank Kendall, the former DoD undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics, joins the board of directors at Leidos, effective immediately.

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Currently there are "2 comments" on this Article:

  1. Since some folks are smuggling their dog into the hospital to visit with Grandma, if the dog unplugs some equipment (“pulls the plug”) , then would it be like Dog playing God?

  2. Re: Frank Kendall. Has Leidos reported information on his annual compensation as a board member? They’re publicly traded (LDOS), so I assume they’ll have to. I suppose this explains how a strong track record of failure for SAIC/Leidos with government contracts can still earn them additional big contracts.







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