Visa to Allow Payment Settlements Using Cryptocurrency

Visa Inc said on Monday it will allow the use of  USD Coin (USDC), a stablecoin backed by the US dollar, to settle a transaction with Visa over Ethereum, one of the most actively used open-source blockchains. The move is...

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DOE Announces $29 Million for Development of Data Analysis Tools

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on Friday announced $29 million to develop new tools to analyze massive amounts of scientific information, including artificial...

Lawmakers Urge Energy Department to Prioritize Cybersecurity in Wake of SolarWinds Breach

A bipartisan group of senators have urged the Department of Energy (DOE) to prioritize cybersecurity and to keep the leadership of the Office of...

DOJ Indicts John McAfee for Tax Evasion

Anti-virus software entrepreneur John McAfee has been arrested in Spain and faces extradition to the US where he has been charged with tax evasion. The...

Cisco Ordered To Pay $1.9 Billion in Patent Infringement Suit, Plans Appeal

A U.S. judge on Monday ordered Cisco Systems Inc to pay $1.9 billion for infringing on four patents belonging to cybersecurity startup Centripetal Networks...

Legislators Target Tech’s Legal Immunity to Tackle Online Drug Sales

Two U.S. senators on Tuesday introduced legislation to tackle the sale of opioids and illicit drugs online through the amendment of a key federal...

DOJ, Senate Repulicans, Introduce Bill to Let Americans Sue Big Tech for Undue Censorship

The Department of Justice (DOJ) and some republican lawmakers on Wednesday introduced a bill to empower Americans to sue Big Tech companies who act in...

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We Are at The Edge of Realizing the Potentials of Bug Bounties and Crowdsourced Security – Hackerone

More organizations are taking advantage of bug bounty programs to strengthen their security postures. It simply makes sense – crowdsource the best cyber talent at scale to find those security gaps before the bad actors find them, and exploit...

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Virtru is Like a Spell Check for Security: We Take Privacy Very Seriously – Virtru CEO

John Ackerly is the cofounder, CEO of Virtru Corporation. He spent the earlier part of his career working as the lead policy adviser on technology issues at the White House, and Policy Director at the Department of Commerce. Ackerly...

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Senate Democrat Introduces Legislation to Strengthen U.S. Cybersecurity

Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) on Friday introduced a pair of bills to address vulnerabilities in America’s cybersecurity defenses. The Continuity of Economy Act of 2020 would...

DHS Wants to Know What The Public Thinks About The Use of Drones In Emergencies

The Homeland Security Department’s Science and Technology Directorate plans to issue a survey titled, “Understanding Public Perception and Acceptance of First Responders Use of...

Senators Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Punish Theft of U.S. Technology

A bipartisan pair of U.S. senators on Thursday introduced bipartisan legislation to mandate strong economic penalties on firms and individuals involved in stealing American...

California Regulator Classifies Lyft, Uber Drivers as Employees

California's leading industry regulator said in an order Tuesday that ride-hail drivers are employees under AB5, the state’s new gig-work law, marking a significant development in...

FBI Warns on Increase in Exploitation of Mobile Banking Apps by Criminals

The FBI on Wednesday warned that malicious cyber actors were targeting mobile banking apps. As the public increases its use of mobile banking apps,...

Department of State Issues RFI on Clear Path For 5G Newtworks Traffic Through U.S. Diplomatic Facilities

The Department of State is seeking information from industry vendors on how they would implement a 5G Clean Path plan. Secretary Pompeo announced April 29...

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