News tagged with national security

Science panel: no alternative to bulk collection

A committee of scientific experts has concluded that there is no viable technological alternative to bulk collection of data by the National Security Agency that allows analysts access to communications whose significance ...

dateJan 15, 2015 in Internet
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Sony hack adds to security pressure on companies

Faced with rising cybercrime like the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, companies worldwide are under pressure to tighten security but are hampered by cost and, for some, reluctance to believe they are ...

dateDec 19, 2014 in Security
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Sony hacking fallout puts all companies on alert

Companies across the globe are on high alert to tighten up network security to avoid being the next company brought to its knees by hackers like those that executed the dramatic cyberattack against Sony Pictures ...

dateDec 18, 2014 in Security
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Judges hear arguments over NSA surveillance (Update)

A federal appeals court heard arguments Monday in an Idaho woman's challenge to the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records—the third time in recent months that appeals courts around the country have ...

dateDec 08, 2014 in Telecom
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Huawei Technologies has big plans, faces big questions

Many Americans may not be familiar with Huawei Technologies, but the Shenzhen, China-based company has become one of the largest telecommunications and networking suppliers in the world, competing against the likes of Cisco ...

dateDec 04, 2014 in Business
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NSA Director: China can damage US power grid

China and "one or two" other countries are capable of mounting cyberattacks to shut down the electric grid in parts of the United States. That's according to Admiral Michael Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency ...

dateNov 20, 2014 in Security
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