President Barack Obama and his administration's stance on encryption was released this week after months of speculation and debate.
A published report states presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's private email server was probed by several hacking teams from China, Germany and South Korea after she stepped down as secretary of state in 2013.
California passed landmark legislation on Thursday imposing new digital privacy protections and guidelines for warrants concerning data collection.
U.S. authorities have concluded that three Chinese companies benefited from intellectual property stolen from U.S. companies as part of a corporate cyberespionage campaign conducted by the Chinese military.
Representative Ted Lieu, D-Calif., and Rep. Steve Russell, R-Okla., wrote a letter to the Acting Deputy Director for Management David Mader and implored him to move security clearance data out of OPM.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will be required to put in place a formal cybersecurity strategy, following passage earlier this week of a House bill.
Twin brothers Muneeb and Sohaib Akhter were sentenced to prison by the Eastern District of Virginia for an array of offenses, including conspiracy to commit wire fraud, conspiracy to access a protected computer without authorization, conspiracy to access a government computer without authorization, and obstruction of justice.
After the European Court of Justice declared the EU-US Safe Harbour invalid Tuesday, U.S. lawmakers are considering the decision's potential impact on the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA).
Four teens and an adult were arrested in connection with two major DDoS attacks against Netherlands' internet provider Ziggo in August.
U.S. Marshals will auction about 44,341 Bitcoins that were seized from Silk Road operator Ross Ulbricht.
A trio of Republican senators, including presidential candidate Marco Rubio, R-Fla., have introduced the North Korean Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act of 2015 that would sanction the Hermit Kingdom for cyberattacks on the U.S..
In a decision with widespread implications for the international transfer and processing of data - and the companies that provide these services - the European Court of Justice has ruled the EU-US Safe Harbour pact invalid. Experts are warning of massive disruption to international business.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) found "persistent weaknesses" at 24 federal agencies that it said showed the problems the agencies have in "effectively applying information security policies and practices."
Researchers hacked into the operating systems of two Virginia State Police cars to expose cyber vulnerabilities in the department's fleet.
Federal authorities raided the offices of a digital currency firm accused of swindling investors out of more than $32 million.
Ari Schwartz, senior director for cybersecurity, National Security Council, at the White House, stepped down this week, two years after becoming a trusted cyber adviser to the Obama administration.
Under a non-disclosure agreement with the FBI, the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, D.C., will keep its StingRay surveillance use private.
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper warned in testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee that cyberattacks and threats from hackers are getting worse.
Private and public firms in the UK have teamed up to create a 3D video game featuring the Minecraft world to monitor and recruit cyber security talent.
As debate over the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) is set to reach the Senate floor perhaps as early as next week, some technology and privacy groups have amped up their positions.
A number of CIA officers in Beijing have been pulled from the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, following the Office of Personnel Management's data breach, according to the Washington Post.
Officials in the U.S. and Europe signed off on a data-protection agreement intended to lay out a process for how PII is safeguarded when exchanged across borders.
Threat actors have free rein while business and government players remain relatively uncoordinated in their responses, reports Alan Earls.
Information sharing is vital, and it always will be, says Stephen Orfei, general manager at PCI SSC.
Can U.S. data protection laws protect privacy and preserve tech innovation and intellectual property?
Edward Snowden created a Twitter profile on Tuesday, which will likely allow him to further craft his public persona in advance of a possible U.S. trial.
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) appointed criminal defense attorney Preston Burton as the first of five outside advisers to the secret court, according to a Sept. 24 filing.
Nearly 18 million people - or seven percent of U.S. adults - were victims of ID theft last year, according to a report from the Department of Justice.
Truckloads of HP servers were delivered to federal officials for a warrantless surveillance program codenamed "Stellar Wind."
After three years in prison, Gottfrid Svartholm, alias anakata, has been released from Sweden's Skanninge prison.
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