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James Clapper: US Faces Cyber Espionage, Counterspace Weapon Systems Among Global Threats

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has said the increasing adoption of Internet of Things-based devices and artificial intelligence could both bring new opportunities for intelligence collection and challenges to the U.S.’ cyber defenses. Clapper said in his testimony Thursday before the House Intelligence Committee that the field of foreign data science …

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Renee Wynn Eyes Enterprise IT Infrastructure for NASA With Cloud, Collaboration Platforms

Renee Wynn, chief information officer at NASA, has said her office has begun to leverage cloud platforms in an effort to optimize operations and improve the space agency’s enterprise information technology infrastructure, FedTech magazine reported Thursday. Wynn told FedTech managing editor David Stegon in an interview that her office also has …

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James Clapper Addresses Cyber Threats, Anti-Satellite Systems Before Senate Panel

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has said the U.S. continues to face cyber espionage-related threats from countries such as China, North Korea, Iran and Russia. Clapper said in his testimony Tuesday before the Senate Armed Services Committee that the Islamic State organization also poses cyber threats to the U.S. “ISIL has used cyber …

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Penny Pritzker: Commerce Dept Works to Promote Open Internet, Democratize Agency Data

The Commerce Department has prioritized efforts to ensure the Internet remains a free and open technology and to make agency data available to policymakers, companies and the general public, Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker told McKinsey Global Institute in a recent interview. Pritzker said to James Manyika, a director at the McKinsey Global …

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IBM’s Gina Loften: Agencies Need Cognitive Computing for Internet of Things-Based Data Analysis

Gina Loften, a vice president and chief innovation officer at IBM‘s federal arm has said government agencies should adopt cognitive computing systems in order to facilitate the analysis of data derived from Internet-of-Things-based systems and devices. Loften wrote in a Federal Times article published Monday the three ways on how agencies …

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LaVerne Council: Innovation, Internet of Things Part of VA IT Transformation

LaVerne Council, chief information officer of the Department of Veterans Affairs, has outlined her framework for the development of VA’s information technology operations based on best practices and emerging technologies, Fedscoop reported Thursday. Billy Mitchell writes that Council highlighted her focus on improved user experience and increased innovation as elements …

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Deloitte’s William Eggers: Internet of Things Tech Can Bolster Public Services

A report by Deloitte‘s GovLab think tank indicates that early adopters of Internet of Things technologies in government have begun to see a transformation in the delivery of public services by utilizing connected devices. Deloitte said the “Anticipate, Sense and Respond: Connected Government and the Internet of Things” report identifies changes in …

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