Clues About the Origin of Flame, CIA R&D Focuses on Big Data, and More

Here is today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news:

  • Kasperky Labs finds links to Stuxnet, and hence the U.S. and Israel, in the code for the Flame worm. More here.
  • The 12th Annual Department of Defense Cyber Crime Conference is asking for abstracts for consideration to present a briefing, workshop, or panel discussion. More here.
  • Nearly a third of the companies in the portfolio of In-Q-tel, the venture capital arm of the Central Intelligence Agency, are located in Silicon Valley, signalling a shifting focus towards Big Data. More here.
  • The State Department is buying 2,500 Amazon Kindle e-Readers to help those studying English and learning about America. More here.
  • The White House, Department of Energy, and Stanford Graduate School of Business held the Energy Data Jam conference to generate new ideas for using energy data for efficiency. More here.

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