Here is today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news:
The Air Force seeks software that uses machine learning to detect threats and targets from sensor data. More here.
The Department of Defense has proposed that military cyber-specialists be allowed to take actions outside of U.S. military networks to defend critical U.S. computer systems. More here.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation issued a warning about Reveton ransomware, which extorts money from targets and has been overwhelming the Internet Crime Complaint Center with complaints. More here.
NASA made extensive use of Amazon’s distributed cloud computing to handle the challenges of communicating with the Curiosity rover on Mars and distributing footage. More here.