The FBI Wants to Read Tattoos, Widespread Industrial Control Software Vulnerability, and More
Here is today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news:
- The Transportation Security Administration has failed to comply with a year-old U.S. Court of Appeals order to hold public hearings to decide on body scanner rules and regulations. More here.
- The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking technology that can spot criminals and terrorists by recognizing the symbolism of their tattoos. More here.
- The Department of Homeland Security Industrial Control System Cyber Emergency Response Team issued a warning about vulnerabilities in widely used Niagara software to remotely control industrial systems and devices. More here.
- The Senate Armed Services Committee wants to stop the National Security Agency’s open-source secure version of Google’s BigTable database. More here.
- Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano spoke at a National Governors Association meeting on the role states play in responding to a cybersecurity incident. More here.
- The Air Force Public Affairs Agency has issued a very basic guide to social media now available for download. More here.
This post by AlexOlesker was first published at CTOvision.com.