Google Big Tent: Regulation Vs. Personal Responsibility
Society should embrace the touch-the-stove approach when it comes to online common sense, explains 14-year-old Adora Svitak, author of no less than three books and advocate of techno-youth empowerment, at Google event on Web regulation.
Congress Proposes FISMA Overhaul
Amendments would update the 2002 law for today's federal IT
environment, transfer cybersecurity oversight from Homeland Security to OMB.
NASA To Auction Off Patent Portfolios
Chicago-based ICAP Ocean Tomo will sell three portfolios comprising 12 patents as part of NASA's strategy to transfer innovations to the private sector.
NSA Chief: China Behind RSA Attacks
Chinese steal a "great deal" of military-related intellectual property, and were responsible for last year's attacks on cybersecurity company RSA, Gen. Keith Alexander tells Senators.
FTC Calls For Data Privacy Laws
Federal Trade Commission requests legislation on privacy and data brokers and continues to push for a Do Not Track program.
Megaupload Host Wants To Delete Data
Movie industry association wants data retained indefinitely, but hosting company says it's too expensive. Meanwhile, questions rise over why Anonymous launched retaliatory attack--and who paid for it.
Angry Birds Space Mirrors Real Rocket Science
Did you know Rovio's Angry Birds Space was developed in collaboration with NASA through a Space Act Agreement? The game illustrates microgravity, a concept fundamental to current NASA experiments.
When Hackers Want Much More Than Money
Insider attack data breaches are down in 2011, but hacktivist attacks, with motives beyond money, are up, reports Verizon 2012 Data Breach Investigations Report.
NASA Releases Atlas Of Entire Sky
Atlas includes images and data about more than half a trillion objects throughout the universe, from stars to asteroids--and the whole thing is available online for free.