Here is today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news:
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has seized 70 websites for alleged copyright infringement. More here.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has updated security standard for the Personal Identity Verification cards for all federal employees and contractors to account for technological change. More here.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation launched an investigation into major Chinese phone equipment firm ZTE for allegedly selling US surveillance hardware and software to Iran. More here.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology tells federal agencies to adopt Mobile Device Management software for employee smartphones and tablets. More here.
NASA has released a 3-D application for iPhone and iPad that demonstrate how robotic spacecraft perform in the current Mars missions. More here.
Former National Security Agency director General Michael Hayden argues for a greater role for the NSA in defensing non-military websites. More here.