November 2014

EFF, Privacy Groups Say NIST Crypto Standards Must be Free From Backdoors

The EFF and a long list of civil and privacy groups have sent a letter to NIST, emphasizing the need for the agency to create “a process for establishing secure and resilient encryption standards, free from back doors or other known vulnerabilities.” The letter comes at a time when the agency is in the process […]

Drones? What could possibly go wrong? Plus can China cripple our power networks? [Government IT Week]

ZDNet's David Gewirtz has been warning about China and the risk to US infrastructure for years. The NSA now seems to agree. Plus the FAA wants to restrict commercial drones, which we all knew was inevitable.