Articles about Government : US
The president is pushing for the end of laws that protect larger, established Internet providers from competition, which he says harms the rollout of rural broadband services.
A large, embarrassing, and alarming Federal oversight report has found major problems and grave shortcomings with DHS cybersecurity programs and practices across the board.
A new report assessing the Department of Homeland Security since its formation in 2002 finds mission-critical failures across all five of the DHS sectors, and struggles to prove the DHS is effective.
Some countries and cultures have a hatred of our freedoms. Not only do they persecute their own subjects relentlessly, they feel they can reach outside of their own closed societies and attack us. They are wrong. We will not be silenced.
Security news items for the week ending January 9, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, reports and more.
The FBI's chief says hackers responsible for Sony's data breach "got sloppy," which enabled forensics teams to unmask the culpable country.
Congress has actually done something useful, blocking the release of Internet domain and address administration. Of course, it's all part of Congress blocking everything Obama, but still, you take your wins where you can find them. Plus lots of international gov news.
The mobile provider has agreed to refund its customers for unwanted third-party charges placed on phone bills to the total sum of approximately $90 million.
UPDATED. The FBI said it had "enough information to conclude," following technical analysis, that the rogue state was behind the cyberattack that crippled Sony's networks.
An emailed threat can send companies to their knees and propel individuals without so much as a parking ticket straight to a holding cell. The problem is, today's puffed-up chest hacktivists know it, and Sony has borne the brunt. [Analysis]
The "Cromnibus" budget bill blocks the Obama administration's plans to relinquish control of Internet domain name and address administration. We're all better off this way.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending December 12, 2014. Covers enterprise, controversies, reports and more.
Facility sits mostly empty after more than two years.
Microsoft's Azure Government cloud is now generally available to U.S. government customers. A CRM Online government cloud offering is still on track for early next year.
A study shows that Title II reclassification of broadband in pursuit of net neutrality brings with it federal, state and local fees that would be over $100 per year in many areas.
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.