The Partnership for Public Service announced 27 nominees for its annual Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal awards Monday. Among the nominees were several federal employees for their technology, innovation and data science contributions to government. (Photo by Partnership for Public Service/

Data scientists, HHS cyber team and drone experts among ‘Sammies’ finalists

The nominees included federal employees that used data innovation to track Zika, developed air traffic control systems for drones and mitigated the impact of WannaCry.
Christopher Wlaschin speaks Oct. 18 at CyberTalks in Washington, D.C. (FedScoop)

HHS continuing to push for health care cyberthreat sharing

Sharing cyberthreat information between public and private sector partners is becoming the prescription for the Department of Health and Human Services.