Federal Communications Commission leaders unanimously voted to approve a proposed revamp of the Wireless Emergency Alerts system on Nov. 19.
A new report recommends the federal government take several actions as it navigates the Internet of Things, such as ensuring privacy and security protections are in place without imposing regulations that would hinder innovation.
A Department of Homeland Security agency plans to expand its use of mobile, fixed, maritime and body cameras at points of entry and on government vehicles.
The agency says at least one company is already offering to help operators register drones for a fee.
As more evidence of the use of portable cellphone tracking devices by federal agencies emerges, congressional investigators have asked two dozen departments to reveal their policies for including so-called "stingrays" in investigations.
As the sensors and connected technologies that make up the Internet of Things find a home in the federal government, many agencies believe the adoption of open source technology will ensure that innovation isn't happening in silos.
To support the federal government's recent spectrum auction to the private sector, the Defense Department is shifting its technology to operate in new radio frequency bands.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has published comprehensive resources on application whitelisting, as well as a step-by-step guide to implementing the technique to prevent malware intrusion.
A new mobile application built by the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center brings together previously disconnected information from the Defense Department's research laboratories.
State, local and city governments are more mature adopters of Internet of Things technology than the federal government, according to a new report from market research firm IDC Government Insights.