Author Archive

John Hudson

CIO Briefing

Hillary Clinton: The U.S. doesn't rely on Facebook for intelligence

Clinton's statement comes after reports that an Islamic militant group claimed responsibility for the Benghazi attacks on social media

CIO Briefing

North Korea: Our missiles can hit continental U.S.

The statement came from an unidentified National Defense Commission official on North Korea's state-run news agency.

CIO Briefing

Navy SEAL author cashing in on Special Ops video game

Matt Bisonnette also wrote a book on the bin Laden raid.

Emerging Tech

NASA is the government's one true viral hit factory

There are reasons the space agency is so popular on the Internet.

Data

Trading firm lost $10 million a minute because of computer glitch

Newly installed trading software caused a 32 percent free fall on Wednesday.

CIO Briefing

A day in the life of a U.S. drone operator

The New York Times offers a look inside at drone operations at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base.

Cybersecurity

It's time to start stoking fears of cyberwar

Tensions mount as a bill sponsored by Sen. Lieberman could come to a vote Wednesday

IT Modernization

How many people phone companies hire to give away your information

Companies like Verizon Wireless, AT&T and Sprint hire hundreds of employees to answer requests for user information.

Cybersecurity

Here's how the Stuxnet virus could be used against the U.S.

Virus provides the 'textbook' on how to attack key installations, experts say.