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NSA General Counsel Says 5G, Emerging Techs Make Privacy ‘Complicated’

Glenn Gerstell, general counsel of the National Security Agency, said the adoption of 5G network and other tools like artificial intelligence could pose challenges for the federal government to promote citizen privacy, CBS News reported Wednesday. "There's lots and lots of potential for mischief. There's lots of potential for real benefit.

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DHS S&T, Israeli Police Deploying 3D Visualization Tool for Crime Investigations

The Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate teamed with Israeli police to develop an interactive 3D tool for visualizing crime scenes or car crashes, DHS said Tuesday. The 3D-Hawk platform, designed by Israeli firm B-Design3D, is comprised of high-definition video equipment, a smart phone and a laptop containing software that converts footage into 3D models.

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Army Sets New Tech Initiatives for Long-Range Threat Detection, Tracking

U.S. Army officials outlined new initiatives to build defense systems that would enable the military to “see” from thousands of miles to detect and track targets, C4ISRNet reported Tuesday. The service intends to develop a long-range penetrating capability to address the growing efforts of adversaries to create systems that could hit or affect the U.S., such as long-range missiles and advanced radar equipment. 

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DHS Looking to Copy DoD Cyber Strategy to Secure Agencies

The Department of Homeland Security is replicating a strategy used by the Department of Defense to help agencies improve cybersecurity and protect networks, CyberScoop reported Monday. Paul Beckman, chief information security officer at DHS, said the agency is exploring DoD’s Cybersecurity Service Provider model, which is guiding the Pentagon to identify internal security centers to support cybersecurity operations of agencies. 

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