Mar 26, 2013 -China expands broadband Internet coverage for homes and businesses, schools in the Philadelphia area add security systems to monitor visitors, and Washington lobbyists take an interest in cybersecurity issues.
Mar 20, 2013 - The rapid advancement of technology has had a positive impact on law enforcement, but it also poses enormous legal challenges because the U.S. has “old laws,” according to Andrew Weissman, general counsel to the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI). He spoke at the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law & National Security luncheon in Washington, D.C. today.
Mar 20, 2013 -Freezing a mobile phone's memory chip can allow someone to steal the encryption key that protects sensitive information. Internet providers have persuaded the Federal Communications Commission to back down on tough new recommendations on cybersecurity. The U.S. Military now leans heavily on private contractors during war. IT security specialists can stop Malware by using some 19th century techniques.
Mar 19, 2013 -The French government returns artwork stolen by Nazis during World War II. The American Society of Civil Engineers says that the amount of money needed to maintain and improve U.S. infrastructure far exceeds what's called for in plans. And the Government Accountability Office says the IRS has improved its IT security in the last year, but still has work to do.
Mar 18, 2013 - A study recently published online by the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society looks at the path taken by blown debris from storms that struck the southeastern United States on April 27, 2011. The New York Times reports about the implications of letting those charged with domestic violence keep firearms. And more.