Governments increasingly rely on IT to become more efficient.
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Is anyone surprised that the appeals system for fixing errors made by Healthcare.gov is itself broken? Nah, didn't think so. NSA gets a new chief with a strong crypto-tech background, and lots more that's shockingly not shocking. This week's headline: gov less stupid than in other weeks.
Google asserts that it will be at liberty to divulge about all of the kinds of data requests it receives from U.S. legal and government agencies for the first time ever.
Tens of thousands of enrollment errors were made in the site's first months. Appeals of those errors are sitting unprocessed.
Tech companies and telco providers have increased in trust over the last year in Australia, with credibility in these sectors climbing to the top of the industry scale in spite of the Snowden revelations impacting in both industries.
An admiral with a background in cryptology, signals intelligence, and cyberwarfare has been nominated by the US president to become chief of the NSA and the US military's cyberwarfare command.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has issued a strong rebuke to the United States and Britain over the sweeping digital spying revealed by fugitive IT contractor Edward Snowden.
Education for the masses clashed with export law.. the law won.
In the coming years, the definition of "difficult" may include the task facing the incoming privacy officer for the NSA.
The US government is looking into encryption techniques that could prevent eavesdroppers from spying on its own surveillance of Americans' phone records.
The government will allow large tech companies to disclose more information about the extent of their compliance with national security orders for customer data, but maybe not enough.
ZDNetGovWeek: Glitches in the US courts, retail hacking worries, and Australia doesn't like Snowden either
Last week was a big week for the steal-from-and-betray-your-government crowd as the patron saint of hit-and-split-treason spoke out from his secret lair hiding behind Putin's pants. Meanwhile, there was actual real news going on in government throughout the world. Click in and read.
UPDATED 2: The U.S. Court system was taken down Friday afternoon for several hours by a suspected denial-of-service attack. The FBI challenged such claims on Saturday.
The federal agencies warn that retailers' point of sales systems are being targeted by criminals.
Bitcoins are becoming the "national currency" of criminals the world over and are becoming an increasingly poor investment for legitimate miners.
Microsoft has spoken out about the NSA reforms, stating that they do not go far enough and should be complemented by an international framework on data privacy and government surveillance.