Boeing to acquire cybersecurity company
The House is close to considering a bill to drastically change the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs. The bill was approved by the Judiciary and Intelligence committees last week. It would end the NSA’s practice of storing telecommunications meta-data in its own data centers. For what to expect next, Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp spoke to Julian Hattem, a staff writer for The Hill newspaper.
Leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Wednesday they were seeking answers from the Obama administration about federal law enforcement’s use of surveillance technology that sweeps up basic cellphone data.
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology conducted a controlled study that shows video surveillance systems still need a lot of work. NIST computer scientist Patrick Grother shares more on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
New competitors and the rapid advance of technology have changed the character of military competition, and the US military has to change with it.
Homeland Security is weighing the commercial benefits of drone technology with security risks.