Distributed Common Ground System “Not Suitable,” Army Integrated Network Operations Center, and More

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

  • An internal U.S. Army memo described the Distributed Common Ground System used to detect roadside bombs and predict insurgent activity limited and “not suitable.” More here.
  • A recent survey of security experts showed little confidence in government’s ability to provide cybersecurity for critical infrastructure. More here.
  • The Department of Homeland Security will fund a prototype wireless service to synchronize public safety communications systems nationwide. More here.
  • Congressional staffers need better data and reports, which may be helped by proposals to make Congressional Research Service reports publicly available and enable bulk downloads of THOMAS’s legislative data. More here.
  • A federal appeals court ruled that the federal government can monitor American communications without a warrant or fear of law suit. More here.
  • An Office of Personnel Management internal report found no serious security risks with USAjobs.com though it did discover several vulnerabilities. More here.
  • The U.S. Army expects to issue a solicitation for support and development of the Integrated Network Operations Center on or after 14 August 2012. More here.

This post by was first published at CTOvision.com.

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