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Big brother aside, Atlanta may adopt smart cameras for video surveillance

On the heels of the recent terrorist attacks in San Bernardino, Calif., and Paris, as well as the Boston Marathon bombing, the city of Atlanta is pondering whether to install smart cameras for surveillance. The key will be transparency about the technology the city deploys, along with privacy controls to ensure information is encrypted and doesn't get into the wrong hands.

Report: IoT makes the 'going dark' debate moot

More technology companies offer products and services with strong encryption, but when people use them to "go dark" – whether for innocent or nefarious purposes – it isn't as big of a problem as law enforcement officials have claimed, says a new report.

DHS drone operation guide zeros in on mission, privacy, legal considerations

Federal entities that use unmanned aircraft systems, or UAS, should keep the specific use of the technology as it relates to agency mission, as well as privacy and legal considerations, top of mind through the entire program lifecycle, suggests the Homeland Security Department.

NIST rides identity, privacy momentum with two new projects

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is collaborating on two new projects that aim to foster the development of privacy-enhancing technologies.

New framework lays the foundation for 'identity ecosystem' to enhance privacy, security on the Internet

With the release of the framework, the group delivers the first tangible result of National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, a visionary plan rolled out by the White House in April 2011.

Federal IT pros: Employee workarounds are biggest IT security threat

Nearly one-third of respondents from a new survey by Dimensional Research and Dell said federal employees using workarounds are the greatest threat to information technology security in the government.

Federal IT pros: Employee workarounds are biggest IT security threat

Nearly one-third of respondents from a new survey by Dimensional Research and Dell said federal employees using workarounds are the greatest threat to information technology security in the government.

ONC committee moves closer to big data guidelines for health information

A committee within the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology approved draft recommendations on big data and security earlier this month.

ONC committee moves closer to big data guidelines for health information

A committee within the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology approved draft recommendations on big data and security earlier this month.

New report outlines how future web technologies can enhance criminal justice capabilities

Rapidly emerging web technologies can help law enforcement, court and corrections officers get timely and/or on-demand access to information, track the health levels of offenders and alert them about the whereabouts of individuals, among other benefits.