Holograms for the Intelligence Community, White House Mandates Digitization, and More

August 27, 2012
Cyber Security
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Here is today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news:


  • The Air Force issued a broad agency announcement for concept papers to develop its Cyberspace Warfare Operations focusing on offensive capabilities. More here.
  • The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity is looking to develop holographic imagery and data displays. More here.
  • The Federal CIO Council released recommendations to help federal agencies establish digital services governance structures before the November 23 deadline. More here.
  • The White House gave federal agencies until the end of 2019  to adopt systems that store and manage all electronic records in secure and searchable formats. More here.
  • A spam campaign of fake Internal Revenue Service emails is directing victims to websites serving malware unlikely to be detected by antivirus software. More here.
  • A Department of Defense  its 2011 authorization bill to set up a Cyber Investment Management Board to oversee cyber acquisition and a Cyber Capabilities Team to examine technology and policy requirements is meeting resistance within the Pentagon for being too bureaucratic. More here.
  • The General Services Administration posted a  digital metrics toolkit online to help federal agencies measure performance and customer satisfaction for web services. More here.
  • Security experts discredit threats by Anonymous  to break into the communication system between NASA and the Mars rover Curiosity. More here.

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