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New survey finds Postal Services keeps information secure
CIOs and agency security officers will have to answer more than 50 questions as part of a three-step cybersecurity review. OMB to finalize the new standards in coming weeks and experts expect them to change to focus more on automating controls. OMB also wants more data on current and future cybersecurity spending.
Document addresses safeguarding personal information
Privacy advocates often find themselves at odds with those who favor stepped up cybersecurity. But are the two camps destined to be at odds with each other always? A conference now underway is examining the tug of war between the two sides.
OMB report to Congress says 10 agencies implemented standard configuration
White House cybersecurity coordinator Howard Schmidt says his office will focus on privacy as much as it will focus on cybersecurity. He says the government can't have security without privacy. Experts say they are pleased with Schmidt's initial ideas, but wonder where the privacy oversight board is.
The internet Giant said Wednesday it will reshoot all photos in Japan for its Street View service after residents complained the 360-degree panoramic images provided a view over the fences around their homes. The service has triggered privacy complaints around the world, including most recently in Greece, where y the way it is banned. The photos currently on the Web site were taken by cameras mounted on a stick attached to a car roof. But it has drawn complaints from individuals and institutions that have been photographed, including the Pentagon.
The Supreme Court says it will decide how much privacy workers have when they send text messages from on their employers' accounts.