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State Attorneys General Launch Google Antitrust Probe

The investigation of Google’s advertising practices is the latest to target tech companies.

NIST Wants Public Input on Protecting Personal Privacy

The latest version of its privacy framework is meant to help organizations address the risks of holding sensitive data on their customers.

U.S. Finalizes Rule Banning Kaspersky Products From Government Contracts

The final rule will go into effect Tuesday, replacing an interim rule in place for over a year.

DOD Will Require Vendor Cybersecurity Certifications By This Time Next Year

The department released a draft maturity model and timeline for new certification requirements for all of the defense industrial base.

Agencies, Industry Take Creative Approaches to Cyber Recruitment

Federal officials and executives shared how they’re rethinking the credentials and experience of cyber recruits.

Lawmaker: Congress Needs to Focus on China or Risk Being Lapped

A Hawaii lawmaker said Congress needs more focus—and expertise—on the many threats China poses to the U.S.

The Pentagon Is Exploring New Ways to Isolate Its Networks

Three companies have already received multimillion-dollar contracts to explore new ways to protect the data flowing through the military’s IT systems.

CBP to Test Autonomous Drones for Use at the Border

The experimental project reached the fourth and final stage of development: testing in real-world environments.

Oracle Pledges to Keep JEDI Fight Alive In Court of Appeals

An appeal would bring Oracle’s fight with the Pentagon to over a year, as the department prepares to announce an award.

Pentagon Sees ‘No Major Concerns’ With Raytheon-United Technologies Merger

The Defense Department’s top weapons buyer, Ellen Lord, gives stamp of approval to what would be the second-largest defense and aerospace company ever.

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Whether you’re an individual, business, or government, if you need the internet, you need their services.

Industry Group Asks U.S. CTO and FAA Administrator to Focus on Large Drone Regulations

The Federal Aviation Administration is working on regulations for small drone flights but has yet to take up unmanned systems over 55 pounds.

Labor Unveils New Resources to Boost Contractor Hiring Compliance

It’s part of the agency’s broader effort to improve transparency.

Cisco Agrees to $8.6 Million Settlement After Selling Agencies Insecure Tech

The company’s video surveillance manager, which was used by the Pentagon, DHS, NASA and others, contained vulnerabilities that would let hackers view, modify and disable video feeds at government facilities.