The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee has scheduled a hearing later this month to examine two critical vulnerabilities affecting computer processing chips unveiled earlier this year.
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In a major statement on privacy in the digital age, the Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the government generally needs a warrant to collect troves of location data about the customers of cellphone companies.
The Senate Appropriations subcommittees forwarded a smorgasbord of funding bills to the full committee last week. Here's a rundown.
The Obama-era net neutrality regulations that barred broadband providers from slowing or blocking internet traffic expired Monday, a major milestone in a debate that continues in the courts and Congress as Democrats press to restore the rules.
An Austrian court has ruled that video-sharing platform YouTube can be held partly liable for copyright breaches in videos uploaded by its users, in a ruling that may have far-reaching implications.
U.S. lawmakers demonstrated an increased appetite for regulating technology giants when they grilled Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg about privacy last week. But the future of Facebook's relationship with its 2 billion users is less likely to be determined from the halls of Congress than it is from an unassuming 18th-century townhouse in Ireland’s
The United States Congress passed late last night a $1.3 trillion budget spending bill that also contained a piece of legislation that allows internal and foreign law enforcement access to user data stored online without a search warrant or probable cause.
After a contentious debate, the House of Representatives has voted to extend a controversial government surveillance program that powers American spying operations, as it voted down a proposal to include new privacy measures.
In December, new export control rules for computer network intrusion software were published by the Wassenaar Arrangement, an international body that governs trade in goods with military and civilian applications for 42 member states. These new rules represent a significant victory for computer security practitioners in a policy dialog that has been going on
Now NIST has incorporated these viewpoints into a second draft for Version 1.1 of its Framework. It's done so in the interest of meeting the demands of those that use the document to stay on top of the latest digital threats. The updates NIST made in Version 1.1 of its Framework (PDF) boil down to five major revisions.