LG has gained the NSA's NIAP validation for its flagship smartphone to be used by the US government.
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It's been a relatively quiet weekend here in the US, government screwup-wise. But that doesn't mean there's not a lot going on 'round the world, especially when it comes to cyberattacks and cybercrime.
Snowden-disclosure irony aside, the US government is going full throttle in attempts to charge China with cyberespionage.
Samsung Electronics' Knox-enabled Galaxy devices have become the first mobile gadgets to be NIAP validated and approved for classified use by the US government..
Do Americans want to be forgotten? Plus another SSL flaw, the FBI, and credit card security [Government IT Week]
Much is going on around the world. Click on in to see the latest government news from the US, Europe, Asia, Australia, and beyond.
After years of PC shipments declining, Gartner reports the market is picking up in the US and Europe.
Just days after announcing job cuts in its global PC business, the Japanese hardware vendor says it will invest US$1 billion over the next five years in Southeast Asia and wants to double sales to US$7 billion.
Documents released by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden have revealed that a global internet mapping program dubbed Treasure Map has been spying on German telcos' networks, despite US government assurances that the program was not for surveillance purposes, according to a report by Der Spiegel.
It might not be a big news week, but it's an interesting one. Should you be able to erase your past and what happens if you erase someone else's as well? A US security contractor wasn't that secure (oops), and exoskeletons. It's ZDNet Government IT week and we got exoskeletons!
Samsung has paid $2.3m to settle claims it provided wrong information to resellers about where some goods were manufactured.
In order to avoid another HealthCare.gov debacle, US President Obama has hired a team of digital experts to overhaul government IT systems and websites.
The United States Government could be facing a new leak source besides Edward Snowden, after classified documents emerged this week outlining data-collecting activities relating to the nation's central counterterrorism database.
Zack Whittaker hits hard with our top government stories of the week, the judgement of how far reaching US data ownership is across the world. Plus, we have the usual selection of fascinating worldwide government stories, including a dangerous new point-of-sale virus. Double-check your credit card bills, folks.
The former NSA contractor, still hidden within Russia, plans to develop anti-surveillance technology following the US government spying scandal.
Hackers have reportedly broken into US government systems that store personal data on federal employees.
The German government employee recently arrested for spying for the US hid his encryption software using a kind of steganography.
World Cup tech wrap-up, US auctions Silk Road bitcoins, plus less privacy in our future [Government IT Week]
It's been a wild, wacky, World Cup week. But despite all those nice folks worldwide who insist on calling soccer "football," stuff has been happening in government IT. We've got an immigration breach, Silk Road bitcoin auction, legal determination about phone location tracking, and so much more.
Putter Panda, a cyber espionage group linked to the Chinese military has been targeting US and European government partners in the space and satellite industry, according to a report by security group, Crowdstrike.
The Chinese state media attack on US software and hardware continues, with China’s CCTV state network broadcasting a critical report suggesting that Windows 8 is being used to harvest data about the country’s citizens for use by the US government.
The next couple of years will be crucial for Microsoft, but I believe that the company has what it takes to surprise us, and that it still has a good chance of transforming itself into a company that can rise to the challenges and changes thrown up by the post PC era.
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