A draft bill pending in the Senate would require device manufacturers to include encryption workarounds in their products for law enforcement access, but the White House declined to provide public support for the bill, Reuters reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources.
The FBI on Monday dropped its charges against Apple, in a legal battle that had the federal government attempting to force the company to unlock the iPhone 5C of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook.
Last week the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency announced its latest "grand challenge," which asks teams to develop smart systems that leverage machine learning to optimize available wireless spectrum.
The New York Times reported that the coordinated Paris attacks in November 2015 did not rely heavily on encryption technology, but rather on prepaid "burner" phones that were brand new and promptly discarded after the attackers exchanged communications over only several activated minutes.
FirstNet is the latest government organization to join social media blogging platform Tumblr, and it's doing so to spread stories of success in its mission to provide a broadband network to all first responders in the U.S.
New draft guidelines aim to improve security of telework and bring-your-own-device practices.
An assessment of cybersecurity incidents in 2015 revealed four trends, including vulnerabilities in a popular encryption method.
Citizens who are satisfied with their e-government experience are also 66 percent more likely to say they trust an agency, department or program, according to the ForeSee E-Government Satisfaction Index for Q4 2015.
Beginning next month, the Transportation Department will test what adjacent radio frequency band power levels that can be tolerated by GPS and global navigation satellite system, or GNSS, receivers.
As the federal government rounds out the U.S. Digital Registry – its recently unveiled, authoritative directory of social media accounts, mobile apps and mobile websites – mobile data from agencies is lacking.