Teaching Drones to Work Together, $50,000 for Illegal Access to Energy Supercomputer, and More

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

  • The United States Air Force Academy Cooperative Technologies for Unmanned Systems research program seeks ways to combine data from multiple unmanned aircraft to collaboratively track targets. More here.
  • A New Zealand High Court ordered the Federal Bureau of Investigation to copy the 150 terabytes of data held on Megaupload servers they seized to provide the founder’s legal team information for the defense. More here.
  • President Obama launched the U.S. Ignite program to use the broadband communities as test beds to develop applications that can be scaled nationwide. More here.
  • The Department of Health and Human Services has made Bryan Sivak, former Chief Innovation Officer, as its new Chief Technology Officer. More here.
  • The Department of Homeland Security will implement new federal computer and cloud standards for finding and fixing cyber threats within 72 hours. More here.
  • Andrew James Miller was arrested for trying to sell access to two National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center supercomputers for $50,000. More here.

This post by was first published at CTOvision.com.

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