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The National Security Agency has released a new open-source program for data network interoperability.
Drones? What could possibly go wrong? Plus can China cripple our power networks? [Government IT Week]
ZDNet's David Gewirtz has been warning about China and the risk to US infrastructure for years. The NSA now seems to agree. Plus the FAA wants to restrict commercial drones, which we all knew was inevitable.
The FAA's anticipated ruling on commercial drone use is expected to impose a number of tough restrictions.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending November 21, 2014. Covers enterprise, controversies, reports and more.
The new free certificate authority is a great idea, as far as it goes. Should Symantec and the other big CAs be worried? Probably not.
The human rights group says the new anti-surveillance tool is a 'strike back' against governments that have overextended their reach.
New York City's payphones will soon be a thing of the past as they are replaced with high-tech video chat and free Wi-Fi booths.
The Bill to curb NSA surveillance has been voted down after it failed to gain 60 votes in the US Senate on Tuesday night.
Just how many hidden Tor services seized by law enforcement were genuine websites, and how many were clones and copies?
The State Department says that its unclassified email system may have been breached, but that classified systems remain safe.
No word on how the ambitious project will be afforded, though.
This week, we've got news of Anonymous and the KKK, spies in the sky, congressional finger-pointing, AT&T being AT&T, and so much more. It's ZDNet's Government IT Week and you would believe what the world's govs are up to this week!
US justice officials are scooping up mobile phone data from unwitting Americans as part of a sophisticated airborne surveillance program designed to catch criminals, The Wall Street Journal has reported.
Is all the American hysteria surrounding the H-1B foreign worker mired in unsubstantiated, inaccurate economics? An overwhelming amount of evidence from American academics seems to suggest so.
The finger has been pointed at China for the hack, and a congressman has accused the controlling federal agency of a cover-up.
After a recent trip to Lebanon, CNET's Esther Dyson stresses the importance of being sensitive to local cultures and customs when expanding globally. She tells ZDNet's Dan Farber which companies she thinks are doing a good job and explains what international governments should do to secure U.S. investment.