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Holograms for the TSA, Mobile Device Management for the DOD, and More

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August 7, 2012
Cyber Security
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Here is today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news:

  • The Transportation Security Administration is seeking holograms or video projections of  customer service representatives to communicate with travelers in at least English and Spanish. More here
  • Mark Giuliano, executive assistant director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s national security branch, testified before the House Appropriations subcommittee on commerce, justice, science and related agencies that the FBI’s Data Integration and Visualization System and Sentinel, which automatically link intelligence information from various databases, have improved search capabilities since the Fort Hood shooting. More here.
  • The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued a draft request for proposal for mobile device management and a mobile applications store. More here.
  • Rep. Jerrold Nadler and Rep. John Conyers Jr.  proposed amendments to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act that would require the government to obtain a probable-cause warrant to access data stored in the cloud. More here.
  • The General Services Administration launched the consolidated acquisition systems website the System for Award Management. More here.
  • The White House is considering passing the failed Cybersecurity Act of 2012 by executive order. More here.
  • Democratic National Convention organizers released a mobile application to help attendees navigate proceeding and Charlotte, N.C., as well as share images and messaging from the convention via social media. More here.

This post by was first published at CTOvision.com.

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