A firmware upgrade at Microsoft's data center gave servers a fever, resulting in an outage for Hotmail and Outlook.com users that lasted, in some cases, up to 16 hours.
AWS is making access automatic for new users; existing customers, including many in the public sector, will have to start a new account or launch services in a new region.
The company's Digital Service Efficiency can measure energy use per auction, carbon dioxide per transaction and other factors that could be used to increase efficiency.
NIST issues an RFI for voluntary standards and best practices for industry to reduce cyber risks to networks and computers that support critical infrastructure.
Mobile App Manager from F5 Networks could make BYOD more secure by moving responsibility for security from the device to the network.
NASA used Russian ground stations to regain contact with the space station after a 3-hour outage while upgrading command and control software.
Using mobile devices saves money and increases productivity, and although agencies have been slow to adopt the technology, there are signs of acceleration this year, a Deloitte study finds.
The state's Department of Corrections moves from a 1980s mainframe system to cloud-based Microsoft Offender 360 for managing inmates and parolees statewide.
A Sandia researcher has developed algorithms that separate robotic Web crawlers from people using browsers, a first step toward identifying spear-phishing sources and targets.
The USPS has asked companies and private citizens to devise a dynamic routing system that could improve mail delivery, keep the agency competitive and cut into its massive debt.