Today, in the name of public safety, federal and local government agencies are piling up advanced technologies to monitor people, with little regard for the basic principles of privacy. Here's what businesses and individuals need to know.By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 8/26/20157 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A French commission believes delisting from Google search engines should be carried out across all versions of the search engine. Unsurprisingly, Google disagrees.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/6/20153 comments | Read | Post a Comment
An Internet governance committee is seeking comment on a proposal for managing aspects of the Domain Name System with reduced US government oversight.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/5/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IBM has received 1,200 patents on cloud computing over the last 18 months. Here's a sample of what Big Blue is patenting and why it's a concern. By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/4/20159 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Drones are becoming more than mere law enforcement adjuncts, as cities find new ways to save money and even raise revenue with the unmanned aerial vehicles.By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/23/201519 comments | Read | Post a Comment
To help firefighters, the California State Assembly is considering giving them permission to take out drones in their way.By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/22/201517 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Google is working with the federal government to bring its high-speed Internet service -- Fiber -- to affordable housing properties at no cost.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/16/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IBM's Safer Planet, a sub-unit of the company's Smarter Planet effort, is expanding its cloud-based offerings with the goal of making data sharing and analysis affordable and accessible to IT professionals in a wide range of public safety and emergency management agencies.By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 6/22/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
The FCC voted 3-2 to extend and reform a program that would help low-income Americans gain access to the Web through subsidies. The commission is also allowing customers to block spam and robocalls.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/19/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The FCC's bruising attacks on broadband companies show its strong focus on consumers. The $100 million fine against AT&T is just the latest in this fight.By Eric Zeman , 6/18/201542 comments | Read | Post a Comment
In the Electronic Frontier Foundation's fifth annual report, Apple gets high marks for protecting privacy, while WhatsApp and AT&T land at the bottom.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/18/20158 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Score one for supporters of net neutrality as a US appeals court denies USTelecom's request to stay implementation of the Open Internet Order.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/12/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Oakland County, Mich., has been providing services to towns for years. Now it's expanding its services through a new government cloud marketplace.By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 6/2/20153 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The letter, signed by Google, Apple, and a number of tech companies and security organizations, is urging Obama to halt legislation that would allow government to access personal data stored on mobile devices.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/19/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
A group of 80 Web academics have penned an open letter to Google insisting on more transparency for right to be forgotten requests in Europe. By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/14/20154 comments | Read | Post a Comment
InformationWeek Tech Digest August 03, 2015The networking industry agrees that software-defined networking is the way of the future. So where are all the deployments? We take a look at where SDN is being deployed and what's getting in the way of deployments.
Time to Reconsider Enterprise Email StrategyCost, time, and risk. It's the demand trifecta vying for the attention of both technology professionals and attorneys charged with balancing the expectations of their clients and business units with the hard reality of the current financial and regulatory climate. Sometimes, organizations assume high levels of risk as a result of their inability to meet the costs involved in data protection. In other instances, it's time that's of the essence, as with a data breach.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
Dark Reading Threat Intelligence Survey Threat intelligence is the best way to stay ahead of new and complex attacks, say survey respondents. How analytics influences their IT security strategies varies.