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  • New Pentagon cyber strategy to discuss nation's offensive capabilities

    New Pentagon cyber strategy to discuss nation's offensive capabilities
    Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter¬†will lay out the military’s new strategy for fighting battles over computer networks Thursday, today, officials said, revealing what analysts say appears be a tougher, more offensive approach to cyber warfare....
  • Pentagon to launch cyberstrategy push in Silicon Valley

    Pentagon to launch cyberstrategy push in Silicon Valley
    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter will unveil a new military cyberstrategy Thursday in the heart of Silicon Valley, reaching out to Facebook Inc. and other companies to help boost the nation's digital defenses. The two-day visit underscores a long-delayed...
  • House passes bill designed to thwart cyberattacks

    The House on Wednesday passed long-awaited legislation designed to thwart cyberattacks by encouraging private companies to share information about the attackers' methods with each other and the government. The measure, which passed 307 to 116, grants...
  • Privacy advocates seek more openness on NSA surveillance

    As Congress considers whether to extend the life of a program that sweeps up American phone records, privacy advocates and civil liberties groups say too much about government surveillance remains secret for the public to fully evaluate its reach or...
  • Senate leaders propose extending NSA phone records storage

    Weeks before a key surveillance law expires, Senate Republicans have introduced a bill that would allow the National Security Agency to continue collecting the calling records of nearly every American. The measure by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and...
  • Naval Academy bests rivals in NSA cyber competition

    Naval Academy bests rivals in NSA cyber competition
    Midshipmen from the Naval Academy won a mock war in cyberspace this week, faring better against an elite team of National Security Agency hackers than their rivals at the other service academies, the Fort Meade-based spy agency said. It was the...
  • Conservatives push for changes to Patriot Act data provisions as expiration draws near

    WASHINGTON With key provisions of the Patriot Act set to expire on June 1, conservative advocacy groups are telling Republican lawmakers they should make significant changes to the government's authority to collect data about Americans. The groups feel...
  • Senate creating secret encyclopedia of US spy programs

    Trying to get a handle on hundreds of sensitive, closely held surveillance programs, a Senate committee is compiling a secret encyclopedia of American intelligence collection. It's part of an effort to improve congressional oversight of the government's...
  • Bust of Edward Snowden sneaked into, removed from NYC park

    Suddenly, in the middle of the New York night, Edward Snowden's face appeared — deep in a public park. A 4-foot-high, 100-pound sculpted bust of the whistleblower now exiled in Russia was sneaked into Brooklyn's Fort Greene Park on Monday before...
  • Bust of Edward Snowden to be removed from NYC park

    Bust of Edward Snowden to be removed from NYC park
    Suddenly, in the middle of the New York night, Edward Snowden's face appeared — deep in a public park. A 4-foot-high, 100-pound sculpted bust of the whistleblower now exiled in Russia was sneaked into Brooklyn's Fort Greene Park on Monday before...
  • A wrong turn at the NSA can bring trouble

    A wrong turn at the NSA can bring trouble
    Andy Leimer, dazzled by the sun as he made his way south on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway one day this year, made a wrong turn into the restricted campus of the National Security Agency. The Hanover man explained his mistake to an NSA Police...