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Free NASA Console Video Game, Justice Sues Telecom for not Providing Customer Information, and More

Here is today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news:

  • Senator Al Franken suggested that  Congress may need to pass legislation limiting the way government agencies and private companies use facial recognition technology. More here.
  • Obama administration officials opposed Digital Accountability and Transparency Act after it was approved by the House of Representatives. More here.
  • The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity launched a research and development experiment in  locating the sources of high-frequency signals to precisely locate communication systems, radars, and ships. More here.
  • The Department of Justice is suing a telecommunications company for challenging a Federal Bureau of Investigation National Security Letter requesting customer information. More here.
  • The Department of Homeland Security warns of upcoming online scams around the Olympic Games. More here.
  • NASA teams up with Microsoft to release Mars Rover Landing as a free download on the Xbox 360. More here.
  • A U.S. policy report finds that private companies are afraid to share cybersecurity information with the government for fear of breaking data breach laws and regulations. More here.

This post by was first published at CTOvision.com.

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Bob Gourley writes on enterprise IT. He is a founder of Crucial Point and publisher of CTOvision.com

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