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Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said today he plans to introduce a bill that would prohibit online service providers from collecting data from consumers “any data that is beyond what is necessary for the companies’ online services.” […]

Use of “shadow IT” – applications, tools, or services that haven’t been approved or secured by an organization’s IT team – has become more ubiquitous across organizations.  But rather than banning the practice, enterprises should find a balance in regulating and allowing it, an ISACA primer released this week said.






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The Democratic National Committee (DNC) still has hackable vulnerabilities in its computer networks, while the Republican National Committee (RNC) performed slightly better than the DNC, but still has gaps to fill, according to a new report.






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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the U.S. Air Force announced an agreement on May 20 to launch a program to advance artificial intelligence (AI) in Air Force operations.






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Senior Federal government decision-makers support the government adopting artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and want to accelerate existing efforts to do so, according to a Government Business Council (GBC) report released today.






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President Trump was a victim of hacking on May 17 when four false scores were posted to Trump’s United States Golf Association-administered Golf Handicap and Information Network (GHIN) system. The scores were middling by golf standards (101, 100, 108 and 102), and deviated from Trump’s typical reported scores which fall in the 70s and 80s.






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President Donald Trump declared a “national emergency” when he signed an executive order (EO) on May 15 that would grant Federal authority to prohibit the adoption of foreign adversaries’ telecom suppliers. Though the order was signed only a day ago, both legislators and trade groups have already weighed in and the EO has received mostly positive reviews.






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The General Services Administration (GSA) announced today that it has launched the Cloud Information Center (CIC), which will serve as a central repository for cloud resources.






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The Department of Defense (DoD) is working on a joint data strategy for the service branches within the department, said Michael Conlin, chief data officer at DoD.






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As government agencies start and continue to migrate to cloud platforms, it is important to adopt multi-cloud environments and back it up with smart use of data, said Department of Agriculture (USDA) Associate CIO Edward Reyelts and Maryland Department of Information Technology (IT) Secretary Michael Leahy.






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The vast majority of security IT decision makers are willing to share threat intelligence data with the government to help improve decision making when it comes to cyberattacks, according to an IronNet survey release today.






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Financial losses from internet-enabled cyber crimes have continued to grow and were responsible for the loss of $2.7 billion in 2018, according to the FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) annual Internet Crime Report for 2018 published last month.






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