Internet of Things

What’s Wrong With the Air Force’s ‘Connect Everything’ Project

In a new report, GAO watchdogs say officials can’t say how much it costs or if it’ll even work

Is the Fourth Industrial Revolution a Silver Lining? 

Dramatic disruptions like the coronavirus pandemic can lead to permanent shifts in how we work.

3 Keys to Full Spectrum Data Management

Full-spectrum data management means having a grasp on data across complex systems composed of private and public clouds, edge devices, and legacy applications and infrastructure.

'Smart Toilet' Checks You for Diseases Like Cancer

Gadgets inside the toilet bowl can detect a range of disease markers in stool and urine.

App Tells You Who's Collecting Your Data and Why

Find out what internet of things devices around you may be tracking you.

Border Patrol Needs Automated Sensors to Cover Watery Blindspots

Homeland Security is looking for a technical solution to give border agents situational awareness about illegal watercraft and the potential risks of interdiction.

The Defense Department Wants to Use the Atmosphere as a Sensor

Defense researchers suspect that the atmosphere could help detect impending disturbances.

Senate Passes Legislation to Help Boost and Secure the Internet of Things

Billions of connected devices could offer new economic opportunities—and security challenges—over the course of the next decade.

5G Is Where China and the West Finally Diverge

The rollout of speedy new cellular networks is a geopolitical turning point, but neither Trump nor the public yet recognizes this.

Time to Worry About Electronic Pills and Privacy?

The question of who owns the patient’s data also generates a number of issues.

Special Operations Command Made a Mind-Reading Kit For Elite Troops

The experimental tool is among several that aim to combine sensors and AI to give U.S. operators a new edge.

Pentagon Unveils Which Bases Will House Large-Scale 5G Experiments

The first projects will focus on asset management and sharing across the spectrum.

NIST Is Offering $6M For Technical Help With Its Smart Grid, IoT Research

The standards agency is building a contract for technical services in support of its cyber-physical systems research.

Outcomes, Not Programs, Will Define DOD’s Cybersecurity Record

The Defense Department is changing how it defines and defends its networks.

Silicon Valley Lawmaker Proposes Cyber Training for Every Federal Employee

Rep. Ro Khanna plans to introduce a bill that would require feds to learn basic cyber hygiene, including how to securely navigate the internet of things. 

DHS Buys Sensor Tech to Measure Wait Times and Traveler Flow at Airports

The agency will use it to gain a “granular view” of passenger flow through international customs.