Biography for Zach Rausnitz
Zach Rausnitz is an Editor in the Government Publishing Group at FierceMarkets. He writes regularly for FierceHomelandSecurity, FierceGovernment and FierceMobileGovernment. He previously interned at the Washington bureau of BBC News, where he worked in the TV, radio and online divisions. While at Brown University, where he got a B.A. in English, he wrote for The College Hill Independent. He enjoys riding his bicycle and lives in Washington, D.C. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Articles by Zach Rausnitz
The so-called "building block" is intended to provide an example of a cybersecurity implementation that a variety of sectors can use. The center, part of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, has also proposed building blocks for continuous monitoring and trusted geolocation.
More than 2,000 mobile devices that NASA issued to its employees went unused during the final seven months of 2013, the agency's office of inspector general says. The unused devices cost NASA at least $679,000.
The Air Force began the rollout of 5,000 iPhones and iPads to modernize its commercial devices earlier this month.
As the military deals with the growing demand for spectrum, it's also challenged by the need to relocate to different frequency bands and coordinate with spectrum users in foreign countries, Air Force Maj. Gen. Robert Wheeler said.
A recently introduced Senate bill would limit the Food and Drug Administration's ability to regulate mobile applications used in medical settings.
Smartphones would have to be equipped with a "kill switch" to render them inoperable if they are stolen under a recently introduced Senate bill.
Use of anti-distracted-driving technology will only increase if it appeals to drivers for reasons other than safety, industry representatives and safety advocates said during a Feb. 6 summit in Washington, D.C.
Drone strikes rely heavily on tracking cellphones, far more than they do on human intelligence, according to documents revealed by former intelligence community contractor Edward Snowden.
The Federal Communications Commission has called for text-to-911 to be available to the public by the end of this year. The commission released its proposal Jan. 31, noting that the four major wireless carriers have committed to deploy text-to-911 nationwide by May 15.
Federal prosecutors are pushing to prevent emails sent by a FirstNet board member from being released publicly.