A Federal appeals court says the privacy rights of cable TV customers trumps the needs of providers to sell subscribers personal information.
What to do if your favorite television station goes digital ahead of schedule
The Federal Communications Commission has two major transformational efforts underway. The first one will change how it manages technology policy. And the second one will reduce the pain of keeping desktop PCs current. Tomorrow morning…
Congress has asked the FCC to lay out a national broadband plan by February. What will it look like and what will the government’s role be in the process? Dr. Larry Darby, with the American…
We’re starting a new weekly segment today called Science and National Security. Each week, Institute for Homeland Security Director Randy Larsen will bring us an interview with someone in the national security arena. In today’s edition, he speaks with Dr. Michael Nelson, a visiting professor at Georgetown and former director of technology for the Federal Communications Commission, on the future and security of cloud computing.
OMB shifts to real time cybersecurity monitoring, cyberdefenses put to the test during annual NSA exercise, FCC considers testing cybersecurity compliancy
Commission seeks comments from industry on how the program should work. FCC wants it to be a voluntary program based on market incentives.
The Federal Communications Commission wants to find out whether broadband providers are delivering Internet connections that are as fast as advertised. John Horrigan, consumer research director at the FCC, explains.
Learn more in today’s cybersecurity update.
The Senate is now considering a bill, approved last week by the House, designed to help the nation’s electrical grid evolve into an enhanced Smart Grid which would help protect itself from cyber-attacks. In addition, however, the Smart Grid is also expected to help the nation do a better job of managing our electrical resources. A group of federal employees recently talked about their role in developing the Smart Grid.