Internet of Things

Cryptocurrency Company Makes Case for Running its Own Local Government

A Nevada commission is studying the concept. An executive with Blockchains Inc. says its plans for an "innovation zone" won't work inside an existing county.

Missile Defense Agency Moves Closer to Joint Interoperability Vision with Recent Test

Two MDA-developed systems successfully linked sensors to shooters in an integrated network. 

DHS Considering Small Business-Made Tech Greenlighted by Other Agencies

The agency wants to know if other parts of the government have developed tech that could help its mission.

Why Connected-Device Security Is Key to Expanding DOD 5G Adoption

More connected internet-of-things devices, sensors and endpoints mean an expanded attack surface.

Defense Secretary Approves JADC2 Strategy

“Now it's delivery time,” Joint Staff J6 Lt. Gen. Dennis Crall said of the department’s plan for a data-centric warfighting network.

Progressive Lawmakers Praise Biden’s Plan for Cybersecurity Labels

Reviews are in on the administration’s long-awaited executive order following several major hacking campaigns.

Air Force Awards SBIR Contract for IoT Device Security

Phosphorus Cybersecurity will work with engineers at Joint Base San Antonio to secure devices operating on 5G networks.

Survey Suggests Public Sector Slightly Better than Industry at Prioritizing Mobile Security    

A majority of respondents said they sacrificed security of IoT devices to respond to COVID-19 policies and for expedience generally.

Electric Cars, Smart Refrigerators Pose Cyber Risk To US Utilities, GAO Finds

The risks aren’t well understood by researchers, in part because of local and state control of electrical utilities.

A Marine Logistics Base May Be the Warehouse of the Future

Virginia Tech researchers aim to use 5G networks to track items as they come and go.

NIST Planning Workshop to Comply with Law on Federal IoT Procurement

Comments on draft documents required under the IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act raise concerns of both fragmentation and a lack of flexibility.

Pentagon Pursues 5G Applications for Space 

A new document details military considerations regarding future means to transport data.

Army Command and Control System Must Be Modernized But Maintain Backward Compatibility

Leidos will handle an adjustment to the Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System 7.0 that will ensure it can support JADC2 and sensor-to-shooter frameworks.

Lawmakers Want the U.S. to Enable Increased Use of IoT Devices

The Internet of Things Readiness Act calls for comprehensive, Federal Communications Commission-steered studies.