Now that another major security breach has been alleged at the NSA, the questions are whether there are others in the intelligence community who took advantage of the negligent computer security pre-Edward Snowden, what they're doing with that information and how we find them — not to mention how we further tighten network security. The FBI should take every action within the law to prevent future leaks and find any potential leakers who still have daily access to classified information.
The alleged theft of classified documents by a former NSA contractor from Glen Burnie was "breathtaking" in its scope, federal authorities said in a new court filing Thursday — spanning information produced over two decades that detailed some of the country's most sensitive intelligence operations.
Edward Snowden began gathering the classified documents about NSA spying he ultimately leaked to the press after a fight with his bosses, the House Intelligence Committee has concluded — leading the committee's leaders to call his motives into question.
Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden and "Orange is the New Black" author Piper Kerman will headline the Johns Hopkins University¿s Foreign Affairs Symposium this year, the university announced Monday.
More than two years after Mr. Snowden's leaks, not one NSA employee, affiliate or senior leader has been indicted, tried or convicted with a crime related to violating the FISA. Mr. Snowden, however, has been charged with two felonies under the Espionage Act, and has been praised by members of the Islamic State for teaching them how to avoid U.S. surveillance.
The National Security Agency is scheduled to end its dragnet collection of records about Americans' phone calls Saturday night — the most significant change in U.S. intelligence-gathering since Edward Snowden revealed details of the agency's programs two years ago.
The publisher of Wikipedia fought to keep its challenge to alleged National Security Agency snooping on its users alive Friday, with lawyers arguing that it is time for federal courts to take another look at how the government gathers in information traveling across the Internet.
Vitally important, and deserving of a vigorous public debate given the security threats facing the U.S. today, is the fundamental question of whether the collection of intelligence domestically is consistent with, or inimical to, our constitutional system.
The program, revealed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, has been challenged in court by the American Civil Liberties Union and other civil liberties groups. Most judges who have reviewed the program upheld it.
It will be the first major update to the Defense Department's strategy for cyber operations in four years, in which time computer security has become a more visible issue after major attacks on American businesses including Sony Picture Entertainment late last year.
Gen. David Petraeus joins a long, embarrassing line of national security principals who have flouted information security rules and gotten off relatively easily, revealing a double standard within the security community.
Recent presidential and congressional measures concerning espionage and data privacy have the potential to bolster our credibility, counter misperceptions and restore trust with our allies overseas. Congress failed to vote on the USA Freedom Act last week, but the bill itself demonstrates our resolve to protect the privacy of all U.S. citizens and end bulk data collection. The NSA is also taking unprecedented steps to protect the rights of those at home and abroad. It is imperative that we
A federal appeals court will hear arguments Tuesday in a case challenging the NSA's vast phone data collection program — the next act in the legal battle pitting the agency's anti-terrorism efforts against the privacy rights of Americans.
The officials who are responsible for safeguarding the nation's intelligence secrets are trying to figure out how to better vet millions of employees and contractors with security clearances, after auditors found that some of those workers owed more than three-quarters of a billion dollars in unpaid taxes.
Attorneys for two convicted robbers are challenging investigators' use of cellphone data, saying that it breached their privacy and that investigators should have used a search warrant to get it. Their appeals in federal court thrust the convicts into the center of a debate about police powers and the meaning of privacy in the digital age.
WASHINGTON (AP) ¿ The United States wants to restart a cybersecurity working group that China shut down after the U.S. indicted five Chinese military officers on charges of hacking into American companies' computers to steal trade secrets.