Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
HHS’s sweeping $2.5B EIS contract could be a model for other agencies’ telecom transitions
The department consolidated 11 information technology and telecommunications contracts into one in what will likely be the single, largest EIS procurement.
A remote-work headache for the FBI: Accessing unclassified data is harder than it should be
The challenge is that a lot of unclassified data resides on FBI legacy systems that otherwise are not available remotely, says the FBI Laboratory's Gurvais Griss.
Microsoft president won’t commit to moratorium on sale of facial recognition to federal law enforcement
Brad Smith would only say no federal law enforcement agency currently uses his company's technology and it wouldn't be used in scenarios that lead to bias.
Democratic lawmakers target 4 agencies that reportedly surveilled protests
The National Guard, FBI, Customs and Border Protection and DEA are jointly addressed in the letter spearheaded by Reps. Anna Eshoo of California and Bobby Rush of Illinois.
Bad data, antiquated systems mean it’s open season for stimulus payment pirates and scammers
Like moths to light, the CARES Act stimulus package will attract COVID-19 pirates – fraudsters and identity thieves who are eager to steal from a federal government under immense pressure to quickly distribute funds.
Senate bill would put a moratorium on federal facial recognition use
The bill would also create a congressional commission to study facial recognition and give suggestions to Congress on how to regulate it.