Cybersecurity

Bitcoin Crashed After Another Crypto Exchange Got Hacked

The alleged attacker appeared to have stolen more than $40 million worth of cryptocurrency.

Emerging Tech

Here’s How Google Pitched AI Tools to Special Operators Last Month

Even as the company drew back from its work on Project Maven, a sales team was going full steam ahead at a big SOF conference.

Cybersecurity

Kaspersky Asks Appeals Court to Reverse Government Ban With a Quickness

The Russian anti-virus company wants to complete the appeal process before a broad government ban takes formal effect in October.

CIO Briefing

Congress Questions Trump's ZTE Deal

Plus the other goodies tucked into the National Defense Authorization Act federal employees need to know.

Emerging Tech

Drone Cops Take Flight in Los Angeles

The L.A. County Sheriff has deployed a quadcopter drone for rescue and reconnaissance. But will the public accept that these aerial officers come in peace?

Emerging Tech

Energy Department Boots Up America's Most Powerful Supercomputer

The Summit runs roughly eight times faster and five times more efficiently than America’s most powerful supercomputer to date.

Data

Google’s New Ethics Rules Forbid Using Its AI For Weapons

Alongside these broad ethical guidelines, Google has also drawn a line in the sand for the AI it will not develop.

Cybersecurity

Schumer, Rubio Seek to Reverse Trump Reversal on ZTE Ban

Trump wants to help ZTE as part of a U.S.-China trade deal, but lawmakers say the company’s a national security risk.

Emerging Tech

This Is the Week That the Drone Surveillance State Became Real

Local police have access to drones and footage from those flying cameras will be automatically analyzed by AI systems not disclosed to the public.

Ideas

Embrace IT Modernization Without Creating Cybersecurity Risks

IT modernization alone won't fix your cybersecurity issues, but implemented correctly can make a huge difference.

Emerging Tech

FCC Bans Surprise Phone Charges

The agency is also cracking down on surprise network switching.

Policy

Congress Says It Doesn’t Need a Tech Advisory Office

Lawmakers voted against reinstating the Office of Technology Assessment, which was defunded in 1995.

Cybersecurity

Russia, Too, Is Building a Giant War Cloud

It’s the latest improvement in the Russian military’s ability to operate off the rest of the world’s grid.

IT Modernization

How the VA is Personalizing Veteran Services With a Single Website

The VA Digital Service thinks veterans shouldn’t have to know the agency’s bureaucracy to find the benefits they’re looking for.

Cybersecurity

Bill Would Prevent States from Messing with Encryption

The bill comes amid an encryption debate that pits national security against cybersecurity.

Emerging Tech

Military Seeks New Tech to Weaponize Information

The military wants to know what technology can do to improve information warfare.