Illegal Software Export to China, More Efficient Robots, and More

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

  • A federal investigation showed that illegal software exports helped China develop its first attack helicopter. More here.
  • Of the 2,189 federal and state wiretaps last year, only 12 were on encrypted communications, none of which interfered with the intercept. More here.
  • The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking to increase power transmission efficiency in robots by 2,000%. More here.
  • A federal appeals court ruled that a the People’s United Bank, then known as Ocean Bank,had online security measures that were not “commercially reasonable” in a case about fraudulent wire transfers. More here.
  • Frank Figliuzzi, FBI assistant director of the counterintelligence division, told the House Homeland Security subcommittee on counterterrorism and intelligence that global economic slowdown has exacerbated foreign theft of U.S. companies’ intellectual property. More here.

This post by was first published at CTOvision.com.

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