President Obama's Cybersecurity National Action Plan (CNAP) includes a significant dollar commitment in the fiscal 2017 budget and the creation of a Cybersecurity Commission and a Privacy Council established under two Executive Orders
The National Security Agency unveiled an ambitious reorganization that pulls together the agency's offensive and defensive operations.
The hacker responsible for breaching the Department of Justice's web portal has publicly posted stolen data corresponding to roughly 20,000 employees of the FBI and 9,000 from the Department of Homeland Security.
Myriad flaws in the draft Investigatory Powers Bill were highlighted by the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament, calling into question government's commitment to privacy
A hacker threatened to release information on 20,000 FBI employees and 9,000 who work for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Draft legislation seeks to improve the Pentagon's ability to quickly develop and acquire process cyber warfare technologies.
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) said Colin Powell and Condeleeza Rice both used private email for classified information and a heavily redacted email from John Kerry showed that he likewise used a private email account
OPM acting director Beth Cobert questioned about strained relationship with the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, after receiving subpoena.
A United Nations panel declared that the past three-and-a-half years that Julian Assange spent in Ecuador's embassy in the U.K. were effectively an "arbitrary detention", as the WikiLeaks founder fights extradition to Sweden.
Russia fires a warning shot across the U.S. bows in response to the 'US offensive cyber-threat,' saying that it does not lag behind the U.S. when it comes to cyber-technology, noting that its hackers are among the best.
Companies are facing a predicament when charged with federal regulatory violations over alleged failures to establish cybersecurity policies and/or protect personally identifiable information (PII).
A former Department of Energy (DOE) employee pleaded guilty for attempting spearphishing attacks against other DOE workers.
The ACLU joined forces with the EFF to file an amicus brief in a case involving the Milwaukee Police Department's alleged warrantless use of a stingray.
U.S. and European officials announced a new data-transfer deal on Tuesday designed to replace the Safe Harbor agreement that was ruled invalid by a European court three months ago.
A new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office exposes multiple perceived flaws in the Department of Homeland Security's National Cybersecurity Protection System, otherwise known as EINSTEIN.
A report today from Harvard University's Berkman Center for Internet and Society predicts that in lieu of backdoors to encrypted messaging apps, intelligence agencies will increasingly turn to less fortified vectors to conduct digital surveillance.
William Noonan, U.S. Secret Service, says organizations must work together to prevent new threats.
Cyber Caliphate announced in a post on its Telegram account on Friday that he jihadi hacking group would migrate communications to Threema.
What do recent settlements with the FTC, FCC and SEC really mean for cyber hygiene. Larry Jaffee reports.
An IRS program launched to improve fraud prevention needs improvements, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration said -- as the FTC rolls out an upgraded identity theft website.
Researchers have spotted attackers using malicious Microsoft Word documents distributed via spearphishing emails to spread the Black Energy Trojan in Ukraine.
In what prosecutors are calling a "first of its kind" case, a hacker linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has been extradited to the U.S. to face charges.
SCMagazine.com asked key thought leaders to identify key events in last year that have reshaped public policy and expectations of what happens—and what should happen—to personally identifiable information when users go online.
The White House will establish a new office, managed by the DoD, that will secure OPM background checks.
The Israeli Electric Authority was hit by a massive cyberattack during a period of record-breaking power consumption.
A Swiss digital surveillance law that has rankled online privacy advocates will now subjected to a public vote, after opponents collected enough signatures to challenge the legislation.
Plaintiffs in Atlanta had a class-action lawsuit dismissed on Monday following the state's acknowledgement it had put at risk the data of more than six million registered voters.
Hackers in India are being handsomely rewarded for taking on work for ISIS.
The Maryland Attorney General argued on appeal of a lower court ruling that the warrantless use of a stingray did not violate a suspect's Fourth Amendment right.
A coalition including the ACLU, FreedomWorks, and other digital privacy advocacy groups sent a letter to members of the House urging them to repeal the Cybersecurity Act of 2015.
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