Can AI tools replace feds?

August 17, 2017

Via: FCW
Category: Software, Tech

The Heritage Foundation, an influential conservative think tank, is calling for increased reliance on automation and the potential creation of a “contractor cloud” offering streamlined access to private sector labor as part of its broader strategy for reorganizing the federal […]

New bill sets IoT standards for federal suppliers

August 2, 2017

Via: FCW
Category: Federal, Policy

A just-introduced Senate bill would set new standards for government IT vendors. The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017 aims to bolster the security of government acquired IoT devices. This legislation could be a step towards reducing botnets, […]

How to report cybersecurity strategies to senior leaders

July 28, 2017

Via: FCW

Although it might not be surprising that Americans are deeply concerned about cybersecurity, that anxiety has grown dramatically in the past few years. This year’s Unisys Security Index, a global consumer survey, found that concern about hacking and malware in […]

Federal, Policy

Trump Loudly Insists Both Sides to Blame For Virginia Violence

August 16, 2017

Via: Fortune

U.S. President Donald Trump loudly insisted on Tuesday that both left- and right-wing groups used force in the aftermath of a white supremacist rally and that all of the facts were not yet in about street clashes in Charlottesville, Va. […]

Mobility, Tech

Apple’s iPhone 8: The Top 8 Rumors

August 15, 2017

Via: CRN

All signs point to a blockbuster 10th anniversary release of the iPhone by Apple in September. Rumors suggest the iPhone 8 — which may or may not be the ultimate name — will include numerous changes from past iPhone models, […]

Federal, Policy

Feds demand 1.3 million IP addresses of those who visited Trump protest site

August 15, 2017

Via: ArsTechnica

The Justice Department is seeking the 1.3 million IP addresses that visited a Trump resistance site. The search warrant is part of an investigation into Inauguration Day rioting, which has already resulted in the indictment of 200 people in the […]