A secure e-mail specification for future use has been selected by The Transglobal Secure Collaboration Program, a shared effort between British and American defence agencies and aerospace partners to devise technologies for secure electronic collaboration.
As the result of new data sharing proposals by ministers, Liberal Democrats are seeking a debate on government use of its databases. Nick Clegg ,U.K. Member of Parliament, made the call after uncovering details of disagreements within the government about moves to pass automated number plate recognition (ANPR) data from congestion charging and future road pricing cameras to police.
A new project is aiming to allow U.S. government agencies to share data securely. The objective of the Secure Information Sharing Infrastructure (SISA) project is to create a system that allows data to be shared between the agencies, but in a way that ensures only the people who are authorized to access data are able to do so. Cisco Systems Inc., Microsoft Corp. and EMC Corp. will provide commercial, off-the-shelf products, with smaller vendors contributing specific technologies.