Half A Million People Don’t Know Criminals Stole Their Identities to Get Jobs

Auditors found a programming error prevented the IRS from sending out notices.

The Annual Cost of U.S. Cybercrime Could Top $100 Billion

Companies aren’t properly incentivized to protect their networks and we’re all paying the price, the Council of Economic Advisers concludes.

No Easy Answers, Just More Questions in Major Encryption Report

Any change to encryption policy will require a tradeoff between individual security and national security, a report from the National Academies concludes.

Federal Agencies More Secure than Contractors, Study Finds

Contractors may be a cybersecurity liability, according to the study.

More Money, Fewer Rules Could Help AI Grow, Experts Say

The government needs to put money into artificial intelligence if it wants to beat other countries, tech experts say.

Net Neutrality Isn’t the Problem—It’s the Internet Itself

The internet, from its infrastructure to its applications, is not built for us.

The U.S. Air Force’s Next AI Project is About to Kick Into High Gear

Dubbed Data to Decision, it aims to fuse just about every potential source of information.

Trump Budget Gouges Non-Defense R&D by 19 Percent

Meanwhile, Pentagon researchers will get an extra $13.5 billion to play with.

Russian Nuclear Scientists Were Arrested for Using a Supercomputer to Mine Bitcoin

The supercomputer is housed in the Federal Nuclear Center in Sarov, a restricted area with high security.

The Source Code for the iPhone Leaked Online

Researchers believe the code to be real, and could be a significant security leak

This Might Be The Last Olympics Without AI Judges

The next summer games in Tokyo might be very different.

What Happens When You Can't Share or Access Your Own Data?

Agencies can avoid vendor lock-in with hybrid open source software.