Potentially Fatal Software Flaws in Medical Devices, DARPA’s Gigapixel Camera, and More

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

  • The Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Science and Engineering Laboratories has found widespread software flaws in medical devices which could cause patient harm or death. More here.
  • The Transportation Security Administration is looking for software to monitor employee online activity including emails and keystrokes for signs of potential leaks. More here.
  • The U.S. Special Counsel warned that agencies monitoring the emails of whistleblowers could face reprimand. More here.
  • Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency funded scientists at Duke University have developed a digital camera that takes pictures with over a billion megapixels and could revolutionize crowd and aerial surveillance. More here.
  • The Federal Emergency Management Agency is offering a downloadable version of the the National Level Exercise 2012 for organizations to test their cyber attack preparedness. More here.

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