About 100 agencies must submit a strategy with timescales within three months; current situation is described as "unacceptable"
Aiming for double-digit cost savings in Microsoft deals, the approach is adopted by the legislative branch
The initial cost to telcos is estimated at US$ 6.2 billion
From China to the EU and now Australia, Canada, and the US, states want to take back the power they ceded to digital giants. The fight over news is just one front on that battle.
Consumer rights body criticizes explanations from the credit bureau in relation to the data exposure of over 220 million citizens.
For the last 30 years various forms of criminality and nation state aggression against Americans and America has been a staple of daily life. Despite the efforts of a number of multibillion dollar companies to protect us, they've failed to do so. The government must act.
The delegation led by the Communications minister met heads of tech giants and authorities in Europe and Asia.
The National Data Protection Authority is investigating the country's second largest data protection incident of 2021
A consumer rights organization has called for urgent measures to investigate and punish those responsible for exposing the population's data, as well as better citizen information and transparency.
Company also announced the next 100,000 fibre-to-the-node premises that are set to have the network in their street upgraded.
Urban air mobility is about to get a major showcase, changing the way we think about traversing cities.
Pete Buttigieg is taking over Transportation, and that has big implications for the UAV sector.
The new body responsible for enforcing the country's data protection regulations has released the initial plan and priorities for the period between 2021 and 2023.
What happens when the war for the brightest minds becomes a college course?
Vaccine management has become a hot category in enterprise software. Salesforce's Vaccine Cloud replaces Work.com for Vaccines.
A list of the most dangerous, effective, and most well-known malware strains that have been developed by the cyber-security units of various countries' intelligence and military branches.
For the past few years, the FBI has been keeping a separate list of the US' most wanted cybercriminals. Time to take a look at who's still on it -- in no particular order.
Dozens of breaches, over a billion affected.
Many of the massive cyberattacks that have spread across the world in recent years were traced back or attributed to North Korea. Here are eleven examples.
Dozens of data breaches, millions of people affected.
Over two billion records were stolen in 2016 alone -- and the year isn't over yet.
In "go big or go home" world of tech, these products went home.
From improved connectivity to skills creation, we look into some of the technology benefits that Games host city Rio de Janeiro - as well as all of Brazil - will retain after the sporting competitions end.
After several failed attempts, SpaceX made a historic rocket landing in the middle of the ocean that could mean huge savings for commercial space travel.
Here's a look at some of the devices, platforms and technology US President Barack Obama uses to carry out his day-to-day presidential duties.
We pick the high-tech handset each of the presidential candidates should own. We're making galleries great again. It's going to be GREAT. YUGE even.
There are a lot of players in the mandatory data-retention debate. We look at who is for the legislation, and who is opposing it.
2014 was a pretty rough year from a cybersecurity perspective. So that means that 2015 will be better, right? Right? Yeah, not so much. We'll tell you why.
How the Internet of Everything will have an impact on education in the next years
You may think you know how scary government can get, but you ain't seen nothin' yet!
Daphné Leprince-Ringuet tells Karen Roby that tech companies are hard at work building digital vaccine certifications. But some major challenges remain, and they have nothing to do with technology. Read more: http://zd.net/3t4c9GU
ZDNet's Bill Detwiler talks with USAF Brig. Gen. (Ret) Steven Spano who is regional VP for Public Sector at Tableau about what the company's government customers are asking for in a data analytics platform.
Mayors' experiences are strikingly aligned in spite of deep divisions in the country.
General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, is here. Here's what it means, how it impacts individuals and businesses - and how to ensure compliance.
ZDNet's Stephanie Condon talks to Karen Roby about the SaaS-based system election officials use to track mailed-in ballots. Read more: https://zd.net/2EhAUe2
According to the GAO, 1.1 million payments went to dead people to reach that $1.4 billion tally, but the crux of the issue is data management across the US government.
An executive order from the White House challenges the legal protections for the content published by social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.
StopCovid will not use the API put forward by Apple and Google.
Seven internet companies have asked the US House of Representatives to prohibit the warrantless collection of internet search and browsing history when it considers the USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act.
Daphne Leprince-Ringuet explains that the UK's health services is going solo to develop a coronavirus contact-tracing app. Here is why. Read more: https://zd.net/2ziaC8E
NSA publishes guidance on choosing a secure teleworking service. Assessed tools include Slack, Zoom, Signal, Skype, more.
COVID-19 apps that track individuals' movements and report them to a government server? What could possibly go wrong? Digital rights activists are starting to push back.
Need an anti-spying solution designed to lock down your messages and protect your privacy? One smartphone case maker promises as much, but only proves a fraction of its claims.
Microsoft is not known for educational computing tools, but with Office Mix it's turning PowerPoint into a tool for building online lessons.
Microsoft has changed the look and feel of its venerable browser while adding some much-needed security features.
WordPerfect 12.0 features a core stable of productivity apps but suffers from its poor handling of Microsoft files.
Heavyweights Motorola and Microsoft unite to produce the MPx200; a sleek, all-black clamshell smart phone. Read our Australian review.
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