NASA Vets Lead Rival Cloud Startups
Chris Kemp and Joshua McKenty, original members of NASA's Nebula project, now run competing cloud companies. It's evidence the government can innovate, and that good people are hard to keep.
Homeland Security Revamps Cyber Arm
National Protection and Programs Directorate will add a new deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity and shift other non-cybersecurity responsibilities onto another official.
Feds Seek Advice To Battle Botnets
Homeland Security and Commerce Departments want to develop voluntary, standard practices that will protect and mitigate attacks on the private sector.
NASA Unveils Space Apps Challenge
The international competition seeks applications that can help address global problems such as climate change and the depletion of ocean resources.
FTC Proposes New Rules On Child Data Collection
Federal Trade Commission wants to regulate many more types of personal information for websites, mobile games, and online services that knowingly interact with children under the age of 13.
Data Breach Avoidance Requires Copy Cops?
A U.S. senator proposes more data breach regulation, but experts say IT should be thinking data control. As one CSO recently put it, "The problem is not securing a copy of the data; it's securing data against copying."