Feds Developing Cloud Security Program
Proposed FedRAMP effort would make it easier for federal agencies to overcome compliance hurdles and participate in the Obama administration's drive toward the cloud.
FAA Teams With IBM On Cybersecurity
The Federal Aviation Administration is using InfoSphere Streams software from IBM to perform "predictive security analytics" on massive volumes of data.
GSA Pilots Procurement Wiki
The General Services Administration's BetterBuy project allows vendors to provide online feedback on the RFP process.
NASA Makes Mars Rover Smarter
AEGIS software autonomously analyzes images taken by the exploratory vehicle's wide-angle camera, speeding data collection.
Feds Try Mobile Video, 3G Tethering
The ATF is testing video surveillance on Windows Mobile devices, while the IRS is looking to replace its 25,000 3G cards by tethering smartphones to laptops.
FCC Mulls Spectrum For Medical Gear
The designation of low-frequency wireless spectrum for Medical Body Area Networks, or MBAN, could drive adoption of low-cost telehealth applications for home use.
Feds To Test Cybersecurity System
The Department of Homeland Security offered details on privacy controls in its secret Einstein 3 cyber intrusion detection and prevention system.
FCC Tests Spectrum Dashboard
Currently in beta, the tool enables users to search the entire 225 MHz to 3.7 GHz mobile wireless spectrum range.