Internet of Things

NIST Closes in on Recommendations for Cybersecurity Labeling for IOT Devices

If a plan proposed in the Biden administration's executive order is successful, consumer internet-of-things devices will come with a cybersecurity seal of approval.

Marine Corps, CGI Enter $34 Million Contract To Update Inventory Tracking System

The Marine Corps Platform Integration Center will be expanded under the contract to use automated technology and Internet of Things connectivity to track equipment. 

Increased Interconnectivity Demands Stronger Federal Data Protection Protocols, Officials Say

Officials in the public and private sectors warned of the need to enact a robust cybersecurity posture at the federal level ahead of growing ransomware and hacking threats.

Infrastructure Law’s Digital Equity Goals Are Key to Smart Cities that Work for Everyone

Smart cities promise a shining future, but without deliberate efforts to include underserved communities they can worsen the digital divide.

5 Lessons Learned as the CISO for the U.S. Postal Service

Agencies cannot stop hackers from targeting them. But we can—and should—develop risk management strategies.

CISA Releases Draft Guidance for Agencies’ Transition to IPv6

The document covers technical requirements for using the new internet protocol, as well as security considerations for the new format.

Air Force Wants to Spot Potential Outbreaks in Personnel Sooner with Wearables

Top officials are also looking into data integration and digital traceability tools to help keep staff healthy.

Inside Pacific Northwest National Lab’s 5G Innovation Studio

Federal officials are exploring what the next generation of wireless capabilities has to offer.

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.