TSA Stowaway Scanners, iPhone Too Secure for Forensics, and More

August 14, 2012
Cyber Security
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Here is today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news:

  • According to their Chief Technology Officer Ajay Budhraja, the Department of Justice is embracing cloud computing. More here.
  • The Transportation Security Administration is evaluating computer devices that would search for fugitives stowing away in cargo. More here.
  • A white paper from the Information Sharing Environment program office proposes expanding the the National Information Exchange Model beyond counterterrorism. More here.
  • The Department of Energy urges utilities to create their own cybersecurity governance for national infrastructure. More here.
  • MIT’s Technology Review says that Apple’s iPhone and iTab security may prevent law enforcement from performing forensic examinations of devices. More here.
  • The Department of Defense Inspector General gave the  the Defense Information Systems Agency Inspector General’s office a failing grade. More here.
  • The Identity Ecosystem Steering Group published a “workplan“ for implementing the White House’s National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace. More here.

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