The measure is part of the larger Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016, which the Senate Intelligence Committee unanimously passed about three weeks ago. The full Senate has yet to vote on the entire bill.
In one example, a jihadist video was viewed on YouTube 150,000 times before it was removed a few days later. By then, the video had been copied to other sites, where it was still available, and those interested in finding it could also search Twitter.
A senior FBI counterterrorism official emphasized the need for federal law enforcement officials to have the capability to legally access encrypted devices without the use of backdoors for investigating potential terrorist incidents.
The NARA bulletin applies to chat or instant messaging, texting, voicemail messages that can be attached to emails, and other communications platforms such as social media or mobile apps.
Federal chief information officers have similar worries to businesses when it comes to the impact their legacy networks have on adapting new, innovative technologies that improve service and lower costs, according to a Brocade Communications executive whose company released a global survey today about infrastructure issues.
Jeh Johnson says counterterrorism efforts wading into new territory as the Islamic State calls for attacks against U.S. military installations and local law enforcement and government buildings through social media.
The Office of Governmentwide Ethics laid how federal employees should be using social media in their personal lives in a new memo released April 9.
Federal agencies can boost online engagement if they properly use social media "share" buttons on pages of their website, says Sara Smith, social media strategist at the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
A watchdog group says the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration need to issue stronger guarantees that their scientists have scientific freedom of speech.
In light of the Jan. 12 hack of U.S. Central Command's social media accounts, the General Services Administration has issued guidance to agencies for responding to "cyber-hijacking."