AMNews: FBI Agents May Lack Cyber Intrusion Investigation Skills, AT&T Implements Broadband Caps, Fujitsu Data Centres

FBI agents responsible for detecting, preventing and investigating a cyber intrusion might not have the skills necessary to do their jobs. According to a report released by the US Department of Justice, a third of the FBI agents it interviewed lacked the skills required to do their job.

A new report has shown that Federal agencies can bring down in their IT related expenditures by a hefty amount of $18.8 billion from data centre consolidation efforts. The data was unveiled through a report released by MeriTalk in collaboration with the government information technology (IT) network, and sponsored by NetApp

AT&T, the largest broadband service provider in the US, has begun implementing broadband caps on the users of its DSL and U-Verse services. According to a article on Broadband Reports, the company has imposed a 150 GB monthly cap on DSL users while U-Verse customers have been restricted to a 250 GB monthly cap.

The Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) has won the legal battle against China Voice Holding Corp., the agency revealed on Friday. The defeat eventually came as a disaster for China Voice Corp. whose assets will now be seized. And to make matters even worse, one of the co-founders of the company was also accused of running a Ponzi scheme worth $8.6 million.

Fujitsu is planning to set-up two new data centres in Australia as a part of its efforts to invest around $100 million in expanding its data centre offerings in the land down under. According to Computer World Australia, the company’s chief executive for Australia and New Zealand, Mike Foster, said that the company will be setting up new data centres in Sydney and Melbourne and will expand the existing ones in Perth, Sydney and Melbourne.