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Tue, June 18, 2013 - NSA, FBI, DOJ officials tell Congress secret programs are vital to U.S. security; outline ways to keep sysadmins from leaking classified data.
Tue, June 18, 2013 - The company has asked the US surveillance court to rule that it has free speech rights to publish data about requests
Tue, June 18, 2013 - The NSA surveillance programs are subject to rigorous oversight by courts and Congress, officials say
Tue, June 18, 2013 - Officials asked Larry Page if they can test the frames and for details on how Google will use the data the device collects
Tue, June 18, 2013 - The average organization believes it would spot a data breach in ten hours, a McAfee global survey of IT professionals has found. But is that result good, indifferent or an indication of the downright complacent?
Tue, June 18, 2013 - Wall Street plans to hold a simulated cyberattack against equity markets this month that experts hope will set an example of how industries should test their defenses against assailants.
Tue, June 18, 2013 - Startup CrowdStrike today made available its first product, called Falcon, designed to detect and block stealthy infiltrations of Microsoft Windows or Apple Macintosh-based endpoint machines and servers.
Tue, June 18, 2013 - The National Security Agency's Prism surveillance system is a dangerous hostage to fortune that must be countered using public policy and not simply clever security technologies alone, privacy campaigner and encryption luminary Phil Zimmermann has argued.
Tue, June 18, 2013 - Microsoft, Facebook, and Apple have also provided similar data
Mon, June 17, 2013 - Security experts have been saying for years that insiders -- malicious, careless or simply unaware -- are a greater threat to organizations, both public and private, than hackers.
Mon, June 17, 2013 - The British intelligence agency targeted email accounts, computers and phones used by foreign delegates, leaked documents allegedly show
Mon, June 17, 2013 - Snowden repeats his accusations after U.S. agencies deny they listen to phone calls or read emails without warrants
Mon, June 17, 2013 - But CIOs and other tech executives say the spying scandal underscores the need for strong corporate security measures
Mon, June 17, 2013 - The EU Digital Agenda Commissioner expressed similar views, saying more transparency is needed from US authorities