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NIST Roadmap Seeks to Help Commerce Department Leverage Analytics for Public Safety Efforts

The National Institutes of Standards and Technology has published a report that seeks to help the Commerce Department identify research-and-development opportunities to leverage data analytics for use in public safety communications and response efforts in the next two decades. The Public Safety Analytics R&D Roadmap aims to guide the department …

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Army Eyes Improved Cybersecurity Posture With Network Screening Tool; Col. Ward Roberts Comments

The U.S. Army has deployed a new tool that works to help users screen the service branch’s network infrastructure for vulnerabilities and implement patches to protect the networks from potential cyber attacks, GCN reported Thursday. Mark Pomerleau writes the Assured Compliance Assessment Solution Reporting Toolkit is designed to transmit cyber …

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Israel’s Yuval Steinitz: ‘Severe Cyber Attack’ Shuts Down Electricity Authority’s Computer Systems

Yuval Steinitz, Israel’s energy minister, has said the country’s energy ministry has begun to collaborate with the Israel National Cyber Bureau to address a “severe cyber attack” discovered Monday on the country’s electricity authority, The Times of Israel reported Tuesday. Steinitz told Cybertech Conference attendees in Tel Aviv, Israel, that …

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Sens. Cassidy, Peters File Software License Mgmt Reform Bill

Senators Bill Cassidy (R-La.) and Gary Peters (D-Mich.) have filed a bill that seeks to overhaul the way the federal government manages information technology software licenses. The proposed Making Electronic Government Accountable By Yielding Tangible Efficiencies Act of 2015 will require agencies to define roles for the management of enterprise software …

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