bnv.fnr.search/tags;tile=1;pos=top;sz=728x90;ord=
1:38 am, July 26, 2014

Search Result

Search Tags:  privacy

Small government agencies have ground to make up in privacy, cybersecurity compliance

A new report from the Government Accountability Office suggests the Department of Homeland Security and the Office of Management and Budget need to take a more active role in monitoring and guiding small agencies when it comes to their security and privacy-protection programs.

Tags: cybersecurity , GAO audit , OMB , DHS , small agencies , security , FISMA

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 03:33pm EDT

Sascha Meinrath, New America Foundation

Security breaches in government and the private sector show that no network is completely safe. Now with funding from the State Department and USAID, the New America Foundation is promoting the idea of what it calls mesh networks small, home-built communications systems that don't rely on the Internet. Sascha Meinrath is the founder of the Open Technology Institute at the New America Foundation. He joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive and said the networks can support things like phone service, file sharing, and instant messaging.

Tags: Sasha Meinrath , New America Foundation , Open Technology Institute , mesh networks , technology , information sharing , Federal Drive

Monday - 05/19/2014, 09:42am EDT
Listen

New report seeks balance between big data benefits, privacy risks

A new report from the Big Data and Privacy Working Group makes six-actionable policy recommendations for how the White House can address privacy concerns raised by big data technology.

Tags: big data , John Podesta , Penny Pritzker , technology , Commerce , NIST , Michael OConnell

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 04:47pm EDT

Immigration and Customs Enforcement stirs privacy concerns with RFP

DHS ICE issued a solicitation looking for a vendor to provide technology to let law enforcement officers hook into the National License Plate Recognition Database.

Tags: technology , acquisition , industry , contracting , DHS , Immigration and Customs Enforcement , ACLU , Jason Miller

Monday - 02/17/2014, 03:50am EST

Agencies settling in on better privacy controls

More agencies are recognizing the growing importance of keeping data private after recent information leaks and cyber breaches. The Federal Trade Commission is among the agencies at the head of the pack and is relying on best practices.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , Peter Miller , FTC , ACT-IAC , NIST , best practices , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 01/29/2014, 03:45am EST
Listen

US safer 12 years after 9/11, but threat has evolved, experts say

While the threat of a Sept. 11-style attack may not be as great, terrorism, either of the lone-wolf or state-sponsored variety, still poses a threat to the U.S. Agencies are moving to protect themselves in areas such as cybersecurity.

Tags: 9-11 , terrorism , DHS , NSA , Chad Sweet , Mike Brown , Federal Drive , cybersecurity , Edward Snowden , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 09/11/2013, 04:20pm EDT
Listen

CIO Council advises agencies against 'friends,' 'followers' or 'likes'

The council issued a new Privacy Best Practices for Social Media guide highlighting issues agencies should consider when using these interactive tools.

Tags: technology , social media , CIO Council , Gov 2.0 , Jason Miller

Friday - 07/26/2013, 01:43pm EDT

Court puts temporary hold on STOCK Act reporting requirement

A district court judge has put a hold on the section of the STOCK Act that requires 28,000 federal executives to publish their financial information online.

Tags: Alexander Williams , STOCK Act , financial disclosure , congress , SEA , Bill Bransford , management , technology , Jolie Lee

Friday - 09/14/2012, 09:53am EDT

DHS chief privacy officer steps down

Mary Ellen Callahan plans to move back to the private sector to practice law after three years of service to the federal government. Callahan made rigorous privacy safeguards the norm during her time at DHS.

Tags: Mary Ellen Callahan , Jonathan Cantor , Keith BieryGolick , people , Daniel Akaka , DHS ,

Wednesday - 08/01/2012, 05:50am EDT

Civil-liberties groups alarmed by cybersecurity bills

Several advocacy groups have raised major civil-liberties concerns about pending cybersecurity legislation, claiming the language may unfairly expose personal information and punish those who hide it.

Tags: cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , congress , Electronic Frontier Foundation , Center for Democracy and Technology , civil liberties ,

Thursday - 04/05/2012, 11:45am EDT
  • 1
  •