Tag Archives: Internet of Things

Richard Hale: Joint Staff Sets Cyber as Acquisition Requirement for Defense Systems

The Joint Chiefs of Staff has now included cybersecurity under the survivability key performance parameter for the acquisition of new defense technologies with embedded computing systems, Breaking Defense reported Tuesday. Sydney Freedberg Jr. writes that JCS made this move in an effort to help prepare the Defense Department for the Internet of Things. “Whether …

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Michael Daniel: Internet of Things Presents Challenge, Opportunity

White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel said the explosion of technology around the Internet of Things presents challenges as well as opportunities for the government from a cyber point of view, Nextgov reported Wednesday. The special assistant to the president cited a report that found the frequency of machine-to-machine communications …

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Sonny Hashmi: GSA Eyes ‘Internet of Things’ to Manage Building Space

The General Services Administration has been experimenting with a network of sensors in its Washington-based building as the agency seeks to reduce real estate costs and improve its space management work, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Mohana Ravindranath writes the agency also plans to implement the “Internet of Things” system in …

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Feds, Industry Discuss ‘Internet of Things’ at Washington Forum

Representatives from both the government and private sector gathered Wednesday in Washington for a discussion about the evolving machine-to-machine technology, the Washington Post reported Wednesday. Mohana Ravindranath writes that event attendees included Veterans Health Administration special adviser Joseph Ronzio, Transportation Department Chief Information Officer Richard McKinney and Defense Advanced Research …

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Raytheon’s Michael Daly: Gov’t CIOs Should Consider Data, Devices, Insiders for Internet of Things

Michael Daly, chief technology officer for cybersecurity and special missions at Raytheon‘s intelligence, information and services practice, has urged government IT organizations to implement an enterprise strategy for the Internet of Things. Daly writes in an op-ed published Wednesday in GCN that federal chief information officers should consider both the potential …

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