Free NASA Console Video Game, Justice Sues Telecom for not Providing Customer Information, and More

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

  • Senator Al Franken suggested that Congress may need to pass legislation limiting the way government agencies and private companies use facial recognition technology. More here.
  • Obama administration officials opposed Digital Accountability and Transparency Act after it was approved by the House of Representatives. More here.
  • The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity launched a research and development experiment in locating the sources of high-frequency signals to precisely locate communication systems, radars, and ships. More here.
  • The Department of Justice is suing a telecommunications company for challenging a Federal Bureau of Investigation National Security Letter requesting customer information. More here.
  • The Department of Homeland Security warns of upcoming online scams around the Olympic Games. More here.
  • NASA teams up with Microsoft to release Mars Rover Landing as a free download on the Xbox 360. More here.
  • A U.S. policy report finds that private companies are afraid to share cybersecurity information with the government for fear of breaking data breach laws and regulations. More here.

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