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mobile device management

TJ Kennedy: FirstNet Concept to Key on Data, Mobile Tools for First Responders

The First Responder Network Authority will work to use smart mobile technology to help law enforcement communicate or send information through the future wireless public safety network ...
cybersecurity

Survey: ‘Careless’ Insiders Are Top Cybersecurity Threat to DoD

A survey conducted by SolarWinds and Market Connections found that IT security professionals at the Defense Department consider careless insiders as the top potential threat to DoD ...
Congress

Senate Homeland Security Panel Consults With Experts on Future Cyber Info-Sharing Bill

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee is working with representatives from industry and civil liberties groups to develop potential legislation on cyber ...
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FedRAMP Unveils Draft of High-Impact Cloud Security Standards; Matt Goodrich Comments

Matthew Goodrich The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program office seeks public feedback on a draft baseline for hosting and securing high-impact federal information systems ...
biometrics

West Point, Int’l Biometric Group Working on Behavior-Based ID System

The U.S. military is working with International Biometric Group under a $3 million contract to develop a biometric application programming interface that uses “cognitive fingerprints” ...
biometrics

DHS to Pilot Iris, Facial Recognition ID System With Border Patrol

The Department of Homeland Security will deploy a biometric identification system for the U.S. Border Patrol that is designed to use iris and facial recognition to verify the identities ...
cybersecurity

Study: Lack of Federal Employee Training on Cybersecurity Hinders Threat Prevention Efforts

Forty-six percent of federal information professionals surveyed by SolarWinds and Market Connections cited insufficient cybersecurity training as a key hurdle in the prevention of ...
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IARPA Seeks Machine Learning Algorithms for ‘Human-Like’ Info Processing

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity is calling on potential participants for its Machine Intelligence from Cortical Networks program that seeks to develop machine ...
digital government

Mikey Dickerson: US Digital Service Seeks to Fill Talent Pipeline

Mikey Dickerson, administrator of the U.S. Digital Service, has said the organization needs more technology professionals who can help federal agencies transform public service delivery. Dickerson ...
cybersecurity

NIST’s 2nd Draft of Cryptographic Standards Doc Open for Public Comment

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is seeking public input following the release of the second draft of its cryptographic standards and guidelines document based on ...