• Pentagon ponders access beyond the CAC

    The Defense Department is exploring ways to build on the success of the Common Access Card by extending identity management to mobile devices.

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  • New E-Verify security enhancement helps deter employee fraud

    The Citizenship and Immigration Services has enhanced the Homeland Security Department's E-Verify system by using analytics to flag and 'lock' Social Security Numbers that have been used fraudulently.

  • Can fuel cells integrated into server racks power data centers?

    A Microsoft research paper describes the unconventional approach that could double data center efficiency.

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  • D.C. government sees growth in mobile device program

    The number of D.C. government workers using wireless messaging support from Good Technology has grown from 300 to 2,250 in the last three years, according to the firm.

  • Report lays groundwork for cyber-physical systems research

    A Cyber Security Research Alliance report lays out a logical road map for designing security into often attacked cyber-physical systems.

  • FCC releases its own mobile performance testing app

    The agency intends to use the data collected for an online interactive map that will detail each data provider’s network performance.

  • Less malware predicted for 2014 but new tactics emerge

    Websense Security Labs released its cybersecurity predictions for 2014, suggesting areas IT managers should monitor.

  • FAA releases road map for domestic drones

    The Federal Aviation Administration released its plan for drone integration into civilian airspace.

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  • Microsoft issues fix for zero-day IE flaw

    The vulnerability in all supported versions of Windows has been exploited in watering hole attacks against targeted victims.

  • 3 tips for secure use of USB drives in the agency

    In addition to established policies on use, agencies can take these basic steps to help avoid breaches and malware.