Companies could build backdoor access into products, but it leaves users vulnerable.
The Air Force Research Laboratory bought software that trains machine-learning tools to spot groups amassing biological, nuclear and chemical weapons.
The modernization project went over budget and didn't yield any reusable software or equipment.
It should take more than a single employee to send such an alert.
Automakers want lawmakers to wait to regulate self driving vehicles until the technology matures more.
The department is developing ways to secure federal research facilities from cyberattacks on their internet-connected controls.
The contract would add advanced search functions to its IMPACT database.
One of the biggest issues federal agencies run into with blockchain projects is making sure sensitive data doesn't fall into the wrong hands.
Lawmakers grilled Facebook, YouTube and Twitter over their efforts to block extremist content on their platforms.
Automated video monitoring could also help detect threats more efficiently than human operators.
While some types of information may make drivers safer, others are more geared toward selling ads.
But lawmakers could face an uphill battle reconciling the bill with its tech-friendly House counterpart.
A lot of IT purchases slipped by acquisition offices too, the Government Accountability Office found.
And they want half of the money to go to victims.
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