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Budget 2010: Feds move on e-health records

Budget 2010: Feds move on e-health records

Hundreds of millions allocated to opt-in system.
May 11 2010 11:17PM
Yahoo faces showdown with US govt over email access

Yahoo faces showdown with US govt over email access

Company goes to court to protect user privacy.
Apr 16 2010 9:46AM
Five wacky submissions to Conroy's ISP filter plans

Five wacky submissions to Conroy's ISP filter plans

Australians have their say.
Mar 23 2010 4:15PM
Feds claim right to laptops

Feds claim right to laptops

The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will continue to allow its agents to seize notebook computers and retain the devices indefinitely.
Aug 2 2008 7:26PM
Cisco, EMC, Microsoft team up to help feds protect and share data

Cisco, EMC, Microsoft team up to help feds protect and share data

Three of the world's largest IT vendors have partnered to create a technology architecture alliance aimed at helping federal agencies both protect and share sensitive information.
Jul 11 2007 9:02AM
US feds to cut use of Social Security numbers

US feds to cut use of Social Security numbers

Amid an avalanche of federal data breaches, agencies have been ordered to eliminate the unnecessary collection of personal information, including Social Security numbers.
May 25 2007 9:57AM
US to spend US$687on security awareness

US to spend US$687on security awareness

The US government will spend over US$687 million on security awareness training within agency ranks over the next five years, an analyst predicted this week.
Feb 23 2007 4:37AM
 Romanian hacker charged for cracking NASA, Navy networks

Romanian hacker charged for cracking NASA, Navy networks

A Romanian man has been charged with breaking into U.S. government computers belonging to the Navy, the Department of Energy and NASA.
Dec 4 2006 9:10AM
From InfoSecurity NY: Feds improving in cybercrime fight

From InfoSecurity NY: Feds improving in cybercrime fight

The ability of federal agents to fight cybercrime has improved in the US, despite challenges in recruiting investigators with the necessary skills, Mark Mershon, assistant director-in-charge for the New York office of the FBI, said today while addressing the InfoSecurity New York conference.
Oct 24 2006 8:43PM
Cross Match to work for the feds

Cross Match to work for the feds

Cross Match Technologies is one big winner in the White House's effort to standardize identification of federal employees.
Jul 18 2006 9:25PM
White House orders feds to improve data security

White House orders feds to improve data security

The federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has ordered government agencies to improve their security controls within 45 days.
Jun 28 2006 10:44PM
Feds serve up a stormy cup of tea to Check Point & Sourcefire

Feds serve up a stormy cup of tea to Check Point & Sourcefire

Government fears over national security have slowed the completion of Check Point Software Technologies’ $225 million acquisition of Sourcefire.
Mar 3 2006 3:43AM
Feds, firms complete cyberterror drill

Feds, firms complete cyberterror drill

Key infrastructure leaders have completed a trial run to measure reactions to a simulated cyberattack, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced today.
Feb 10 2006 9:16PM
Feds slap ChoicePoint with $15M penalty

Feds slap ChoicePoint with $15M penalty

ChoicePoint has agreed to pay $15 million in fines and consumer redress to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that its record-handling procedures violated consumers’ privacy rights and federal laws, the agency announced today.
Jan 26 2006 9:32PM
Google's standoff with feds still on

Google's standoff with feds still on

Google refused to blink Friday in its standoff with the federal government over a U.S. Justice Department’s subpoena requiring the company to turn over personal search information.
Jan 20 2006 10:15PM
Feds shut down California spyware ring

Feds shut down California spyware ring

The federal government lent a hand to PC users last week, pulling the rug out from a California-based spyware operation.
Nov 11 2005 9:51PM
Feds target Californian hacker

Feds target Californian hacker

A 20-year-old California man allegedly known as the "Deceptive Duo" was indicted by federal authorities on charges of hacking into government computers and defacing government web sites.
Jul 19 2004 4:47PM
Feds to crack down on market power abuse

Feds to crack down on market power abuse

Resellers have welcomed the Federal Treasurer’s announcement of a major package of reforms to the Trade Practices Act, a move aimed at helping smaller businesses fight anti-competitive behaviour by bigger companies.
Jun 25 2004 12:00AM
Feds to dump $308M into IT

Feds to dump $308M into IT

The Federal government on Thursday announced it would dump $308 million into Australia’s IT industry as part of its $5.3 billion “Backing Australia’s Ability” package.
May 6 2004 12:00AM
Feds launch online gossip channel

Feds launch online gossip channel

Nov 19 2002 12:00AM

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