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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 bad faith by selectively censoring political speech and hiding content created by their competitors. Sen. Josh...

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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...

U.S. Senators Press Trump Administration to End Weaponization of Facial Recognition Technology

Severeal U.S. senators on Wednesday pressed Trump administration officials to end federal law enforcement’s weaponizing of facial recognition technology against peaceful protesters exercising their First...

Lawmakers Query Juniper Networks on Use of NSA Algorithm With Backdoor Which Led to Breach

Some members of the U.S. House on Wednesday asked Juniper Networks to explain how an NSA-designed algorithm, which leading cybersecurity experts believe contains an encryption backdoor, appeared...

Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Propose $22.8 Billion in Aid to Semiconductor Industry

A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Wednesday introduced a bill to provide more than $22.8 billion in aid for semiconductor manufacturers to "restore semiconductor...

EU Watchdog to Establish Taskforce to Investigate TikTok; Question’s Use of Clearview’s Facial Recognition Tech

An EU taskforce will examine the practices of Chinese video app TikTok, and sent a strong warning with regard to the use of Clearview...

Just Eat Takeaway to Create World’s Largest Food Delivery Outside China With $7.3 Billion Grubhub Acquisition

European food-ordering firm Just Eat Takeaway.com said on Wednesday it is acquiring U.S. peer Grubhub Inc in an all-stock deal that, when completed, would...

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US Grants Huawei Another 90-Day Extension to Purchase From American Suppliers

The Trump administration has extended a deadline for U.S. businesses to cut ties with Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei, according to a statement by Department...

Management and Control of Data a Key Inhibitor to Federal Cloud Adoption – NetApp

Tight budgets and the need for greater flexibility and agility in government IT has led to a rise in cloud adoption. Even so, the...

Exclusive: The Consensus is That FedRAMP is Broken and Confidence Lost – Avnet

Government cloud adoption is definitely showing an upward trend as federal, state and local agencies hampered by limited resources and bogged down by regulations...

IoT is a Very Scary Environment: We Have Only Seen The Tip of The Iceberg – Cyber adAPT

Defense in depth is the best solution with regards to cybersecurity, many security experts agree. With the upward trend in BYOD, many enterprises are...

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Exclusive: Cyber Is Battlefield Of Choice When Countries Disagree – FireEye Chief Security Strategist

NATO recently officially declared cyberspace a domain of warfare as the battle between nations shift to the so-called fifth domain. Lance Dubsky, Chief Security...

Exclusive: The Consensus is That FedRAMP is Broken and Confidence Lost – Avnet

Government cloud adoption is definitely showing an upward trend as federal, state and local agencies hampered by limited resources and bogged down by regulations...

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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...

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...

NEWS

Republican Senators Urge FCC to Clarify Section 230 Following Trump’s Executive Order

Four Republican senators have requested that the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) take a fresh look at Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act and...

DHS Warns of Windows 10 Vulnerability to Cyberattack Due to Exploit Code in the Wild

The Department of Homeland Security's cybersecurity advisory division has warned Windows 10 users of the possibility of a wave of cyberattacks due to the...

Ford, Volkswagen Partner on Electric Vehicles, Autonomous Driving

Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen AG on Wednesday announced that are collaborating in the production of midsize pickup trucks and commercial and electric vehicles. According...

Nintendo Revises Number of Hacked Accounts: Says About 300,000 Accessed

Japanese gaming giant Nintendo has admitted that an additional 140,000 user accounts were accessed by unauthorized means, pushing the number up to about 300,000....

Telemarketer Faces Record $225 Million Fine for 1 Billion Spoofed Robocalls

The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday proposed a $225 million fine against Texas-based health insurance telemarketers for apparently making approximately 1 billion illegally spoofed...

FCC Adopts Bidding Procedures For $16 Billion Rural Broadband Auction

The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday adopted procedures for Phase I of the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund auction (Auction 904), which will award up...

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US Grants Huawei Another 90-Day Extension to Purchase From American Suppliers

The Trump administration has extended a deadline for U.S. businesses to cut ties with Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei, according to a statement by Department...

Management and Control of Data a Key Inhibitor to Federal Cloud Adoption – NetApp

Tight budgets and the need for greater flexibility and agility in government IT has led to a rise in cloud adoption. Even so, the...

Exclusive: The Consensus is That FedRAMP is Broken and Confidence Lost – Avnet

Government cloud adoption is definitely showing an upward trend as federal, state and local agencies hampered by limited resources and bogged down by regulations...

IoT is a Very Scary Environment: We Have Only Seen The Tip of The Iceberg – Cyber adAPT

Defense in depth is the best solution with regards to cybersecurity, many security experts agree. With the upward trend in BYOD, many enterprises are...

Interview: Consumer IoT Security Best Practices With Cisco Talos

It is common knowledge that the internet of things is shockingly insecure. The possibility of hackers leveraging the connectedness of your washing machine to...

If You Could Give Less Than an F Grade, OPM’s Management Deserves a G Grade Over the Breach – Ntrepid CEO

  Ntrepid's Richard Helms explains the reason why browser protection, not identity protection, is the best solution for handling the aftermath of the OPM breach. OPM...