The ACLU has called for rules that limit law enforcement agencies' use of drones when collecting evidence of wrongdoing, for emergencies or other uses where there's no reason to think it would invade privacy.
Federal contractors without background checks, non-disclosure agreements or required privacy training were able to access sensitive data from Army childcare subsidy payment applications that they were hired to process.
The Defense Department unveiled a new cyber strategy today that affirms its commitment to more effective deterrence in the cyber domain and the integration of offensive cyber options into combatant command plans.
Through the Office of Management and Budget initiative launched three years ago that requires agencies to review their IT investments annually and cut duplication, agencies were supposed to save $5.8 billion between fiscal 2013 and 2015. However, they reduced that amount to $2 billion, a 68 percent cut.
The Defense Department's inability to properly move to Internet protocol version 6, or IPv6, could mean cost increases and vulnerability to cyber threats, a new report found.
Recent work toward a nuclear deal with Iran has smoothed relations between the country and the United States, but Iran's seemingly dormant cyber operations infrastructure remains poised for deployment at any time, according to a panel of experts.
The basic design of NASA's Space Based Infrared System – a key component of the military's missile warning and defense system – is years old and some components are obsolete, but alternative technologies for the launch of the fifth and sixth satellite in the constellation were not considered because a report on other design options came too late in the acquisition process, according to an oversight report.
A Federal Business Opportunities notice states that U.S. Forces Korea would get support with cyber operations that directly support the United States and the Republic of Korea in the Korean Theater of Operations.
The Air Force says it is back on track with its Global Positioning System satellites after some delays, while the Government Accountability Office says ground system operations pose a risk for continued hang-ups.
As policymakers seek to nurture greater Internet of Things development, they should address issues like competition, standards, spectrum, security and privacy, among others, in a collaborative manner across all market sectors, a new industry white paper says.