• DARPA issues cyber Grand Challenge

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will stage a competition at which network security systems would be judged on how well they automatically respond to security threats.

  • Army alliance to explore cyber science

    The Army Research Lab will lead a team hoping to advance the science of cybersecurity in the context of the service's networks.

  • Could NSA spying cost US control of Internet infrastructure?

    The leaders of ICANN and the rest of the Internet's technical infrastructure want to take its governance out of U.S. hands, and they want Brazil to lead the charge.

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  • Amtrak moves real-time route maps to the Google cloud

    Rail provider will feed GPS data into the Google Maps Engine to offer riders real-time train location data and station e-commerce services.

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  • 4 takeaways from HealthCare.gov launch

    What can developers learn from the bumpy opening of the Affordable Care Act sites?

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  • Power transformers pose weakness in the electric grid

    Large power transformers, which regulate voltage along the electricity supply chain, are soft spot in the power grid, experts say.

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    White House toolkit helps deliver federal broadband

    The Obama administration launches set of online tools to help companies choose sites and prepare permits to build-out high speed Internet projects on federal land.

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    West Virginia, Kansas City data centers on track for government business

    Two data center operators recently announced plans to open colocation facilities targeting government customers.

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    NOAA puts 170 years of hurricane history into one interactive site

    Historical Hurricane Tracks lets users customize their searches and shows the tracks of hurricanes around the globe as far back as 1842, along with details on each storm.

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    Survey finds IT managers ill-equipped to face cyber threats

    A study of 600 IT managers found most want better intelligence tools to identify threats that are "difficult to detect," but many lack the budget to buy them.