NASA’s Space Robot App, FBI Investigates Chinese Firm For Selling Iran US SurvNeillance Tech, and More

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.

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