Upgrades to Sorm digital surveillance system will allow FSB security agency to monitor all voice and Internet traffic, filter for individual key words.
Sqrrl’s software relies on Accumulo, a database technology developed by NSA and contributed to the Apache Software Foundation.
In the end, it all comes down to revenue.
Yahoo has joined Apple, Microsoft, Google, and other firms in revealing official requests for its users’ data.
Amazon won a private-cloud contract from the CIA earlier this year, but IBM convinced the GAO to reopen the approval process.
The current fervor over the NSA’s activities won’t be the last of its kind.
A leaked PowerPoint presentation suggests that the nation’s largest tech companies are giving the NSA access to user data.
Facebook’s enormous data challenges could be mitigated somewhat by two Hadoop-related projects.