Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
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.
FBI CIO Gordon Bitko departs for trade association ITI
Coming into the new job, Bitko says he understands the "important relationship between the technology industry and agencies at all levels of government."
Navy wants info-sharing software to help prevent violent attacks in the DC area
The Navy is looking for software to increase information sharing and to "crowdsource" uploading of suspicious activity.
FBI IT branch gets new executive assistant director
Richard Haley II takes over three divisions encompassing 1,800 employees and contractors.
FBI division recruits for personality instead of specific IT skills
FBI's Criminal Justice Information Services has changed up its recruiting strategy to better meet its needs.