Privacy advocacy group, Fight For the Future announced their campaign generated 6.1 million faxes to Senators in protest of CISA
Congress is entertaining a pair of bills aimed at improving cybersecurity at government agencies.
A federal appeals court ruled there is no expectation of privacy for "butt dials" that a caller doesn't' take reasonable steps to prevent.
After a pair of breaches rocked OPM and a vulnerability was discovered in the agency's e-QIP system; now user access is slowly being re-enabled.
A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation, that would increase the Department of Homeland Security's role in protecting federal the .gov domain.
The call for comments on the Wassenaar Arrangement closed on Monday after multiple heavy hitting tech experts and companies filed their thoughts.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) rewrote its privacy regulations to allow legislators and outside entities to look through its databases for signs of data breaches.
Nearly seven percent of the U.S. population was impacted in the OPM data breaches, and nine legislators are now calling for lifetime identity theft protection for them.
Arizona's broad revenge porn law would have put artistic and news photographers, booksellers, publishers, librarians and others at risk.
Vague language in a new Chinese security law has multinational tech firms concerned that China may use it to force them to build backdoors or provide encryption keys and source code.
A surveillance court judge ruled Monday that the NSA could temporarily resume its bulk data collection program during the transition period to the reforms of the USA Freedom Act signed into law June 2.
Justices ruled Monday that an Los Angeles ordinance, legalizing warrantless demands to inspect hotel guest registries, is unconstitutional.
Lawmakers proposed "Protecting Individuals from Mass Aerial Surveillance Act" on Wednesday to require federal authorities to obtain warrants to conduct aerial surveillance.
The federal government are scrambling to answer questions about the recent OPM breaches, including how it was detected, what can be done to mitigate future risks and how to best retaliate.
Senate Republicans and Democrats traded barbs over Defense Authorization Act vote.
A bill introduced in the House of Representatives would give the Justice Department $4 million hire and train additional FBI agents to enforce existing cybercrime laws.
Despite some police groups' opposition to the bill, the legislation was approved Wednesday by the state's Senate.
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is expected to sign a bill that updates existing law to include data breach notification deadlines and requires one year of identity theft protection for those whose SSNs have been compromised.
After weeks of speculation and debate, certain surveillance provisions expired on Monday, and while government officials are sounding the alarm, others online seem unfazed.
Congress took significant action in April to address cybersecurity information-sharing efforts.
A protest led by Fight for the Future gained steam as 14,000 websites included code that would redirect Congressional users to a protest page; while a coalition penned a letter to Senate leaders urged the rejection of a pair of FISA bills.
North Dakota and Nevada have amended their breach notification laws as well as clarified specified what counts as personal information.
While the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly supported the USA Freedom Act, the Senate failed to garner enough votes to pass the new legislation.
A Friday night 57-42 vote in the Senate before the Memorial Day weekend fell short of the 60 votes needed to reauthorize Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act.
The USA Freedom Act's fate will soon be decided with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announcing on Thursday that the Senate will convene for a rare Saturday vote on the bill.
In a brief, to-the-point letter, a wide mix of organizations asked Senate leaders to abandon attempts to extend Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act.
Dozens of other companies, civil society groups and security and policy experts, sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Tuesday stressing the importance of rejecting legislation requiring backdoors into new technology.
Another bill aimed at protecting students' privacy has been presented to Congress.
The USA Freedom Act was passed by the House Wednesday but critics call for strengthening of bill in the Senate.
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