The Department of Homeland Security is holding a public meeting in Anaheim, Calif., May 18-19, to get public input on developing voluntary standards for Information Sharing and Analysis Organizations, according to a Federal Register notice posted Thursday.
The U.S. Military is looking for software that would allow it to look at social media posts in disaster relief efforts without violating privacy laws.
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Pennsylvania is working on an open data portal that will contain downloadable and machine-readable data, according to an executive order.
The Defense Information Systems Agency's soon-to-be-complete reorganization comes in response to budgetary challenges.
The executive secretary of the Wisconsin Public Records Board recognized right away that a move last year to expand the definition of records that could be destroyed immediately was a significant change to board policy, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.
Senior officials at the Treasury Department and the Office of Management and Budget said that many were on track to meet the deadlines, but couldn't confirm at this time that all 24 major agencies would be able to.
IDC Government Insights, a unit of market research firm IDC, is teaming up with FedScoop to launch a new industry award program that evaluates the revenues of information technology and service providers within the government services industry.
For the first time, a group of hearing-impaired attorneys were allowed to bring smartphones into the U.S. Supreme Court to assist with their admission to the Supreme Court bar.
The U.S. federal government is diving into the world of citizen science and scientific crowdsourcing with its new CitizenScience.gov website.
Dell last took the survey in 2014, and since then, of course, the Office of Management and Budget was the target of a major breach, so a drop in info security confidence is hardly surprising. Still, the scale of the drop is staggering.
The U.S. Navy is offering a $26 million five-year contract to a small business to train the Navy and Marine Corps' cyber personnel.
If the bill came to fruition, the Internal Revenue Service would provide taxpayers with tax forms filled out in advance, making it unnecessary to hire an accountant or use a tax return software.
The Newark, N.J., Police Department spent four days last week cleaning up after a virus infected its computer systems.
The Canadian government put tens of thousands of people's personal information at risk last year, according to a news report.
NASA lacks an agencywide information security management framework and should hire a permanent senior security officer to better address its risk management efforts, a recent Inspector General report found.
In 2014, the National People's Congress was considering a similar bill that would have required tech companies to build backdoors for the Chinese government, and would have mandated that companies store customer data on servers located in China.
Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) introduced a bill, HR 4922, last week that would make the White House's National Security Council subject to Freedom of Information Act requests.
The Department of Veterans Affairs saw a rise in intrusion attempts and suspicious emails in March, but the agency said it blocked or contained all such threats.
The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate has licensed another cybersecurity technology for commercialization under its Transition to Practice program.