DHS E-Verify Program Flawed
The Department of Homeland Security's online verification system wrongly identifies unauthorized workers more than half the time, study says.
Roundup: Spy Agencies On The Web
U.S. intelligence agencies are using the Web to share information and engage the public. Some offer mobile versions and social networking tools -- others badly need an update.
Google Execs Convicted In Italy
The ruling in a YouTube privacy case, if not overturned on appeal, could put an end to online user-generated content in parts of the world.
Microsoft Announces Government Cloud
The Business Productivity Online Suite Federal is hosted on a government-dedicated infrastructure in secured facilities within Microsoft's own data centers.
Mobile Broadband Making Inroads
An FCC survey shows that 15% of Americans are now using mobile wireless broadband on laptops, a percentage that will likely increase as more robust 4G networks are deployed.
FBI Investigating Web Spycam
As a federal investigation begins, a security researcher has uncovered evidence related to the case and provided a way to identify the surveillance software.
Navy Soliciting Cybersecurity Bids
The Office of Naval Research plans to spend $16 million through 2015 to protect its data and secure operations in the event of a cyberattack.
FTC Warns Of Widespread Data Breaches
Almost 100 organizations have been notified by the agency that sensitive personal data about their employees and customers has been shared from their networks over peer-to-peer file sharing services.
DHS May Scrap Border Patrol Project
The Department of Homeland Security is reevaluating a plan to add security cameras, radar, and sensors, to patrol efforts along the U.S. Mexico border.
Developing Nations Risk E-Waste Crisis
As consumption of computers, cell phones, and TVs escalates across the globe, countries need to establish proper recycling programs to deal with all the electronic waste, says the U.N.
NARA Addresses Cloud Record Keeping
The National Archive and Records Administration advises federal agencies on the challenges of data retention and records transfer in cloud computing.
DARPA Seeks Help With Translation System
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency project aims to create a system that can pick out keywords and identify voices within noisy or degraded speech signals.
NGA Awards $1 Billion In IT Contracts
Accenture, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, and Raytheon are among the firms selected to provide engineering services to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
DHS Misses Target For Smart Card ID System
Poor management, insufficient funding, and deficient IT systems are blamed for a three-year delay by the Department of Homeland Security in issuing smart cards to 250,000 employees and contractors.