[Commentary] People often ask me if I “stay off the grid” by refusing to participate in online shopping and banking and express surprise when I tell them I don't bother. "Doesn’t it scare you?" they ask.
One of the top supporters of the National Security Agency is now calling for an end to the agency's controversial practice of collecting data on millions of US phone calls.
A major concern about Obamacare is that the online swap of patient information between providers and the federal government's data hub will jeopardize consumers' privacy and security, according to a new study by the Ponemon Institute.
Legislation approved by the House Oversight Committee would require agency chief information officers to vouch to Congress for the security of any new government websites that gather citizens' personal information.
The chairman and ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee expressed interest in a House-passed bill to strengthen the Freedom of Information Act, including by mandating a single online portal for all government FOIA requests.
The Defense Department will recompete a $26 million contract to support a classified cyber intelligence network, after federal attorneys determined the Pentagon failed to properly evaluate contractor proposals, Defense officials said.
The Transportation Security Administration has called off -- for now -- live tests of technology that would expand background checks on airplane passengers to include analyses of their online presences.
The talent pipeline of female workers in science, engineering and technology fields is on the rise, yet many women -- faced with hostile work environments, extreme work pressures and isolation – are fleeing these in-demand fields in droves.