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Rights groups ask Supreme Court to review warrantless searches at border

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

The issue has long been a concern for civil liberties groups and press advocates.

Warrantless searches of devices at border allowed, appeals court finds

by Shannon Vavra • 8 months ago

Privacy advocates are denouncing the ruling.

IG finds data security practices lacking at Customs and Border Protection before big hack

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

As federal agencies increasingly draw on biometric data for their work, the stakes for protecting that data from hackers have grown.

What Capital One's cybersecurity team did (and did not) get right

by Greg Otto • 2 years ago

It's not great that a lone engineer was able to pull data from 106 million people. But this was far from Equifax 2.0.

CBP suspends Perceptics from doing government business following data breach

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

The punishment could last for years if Perceptics is placed on a government blacklist.

Customs and Border Protection subcontractor hack exposes traveler photos, license plates

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

The hackers struck after the unnamed subcontractor transferred copies of the images collected by CBP to the subcontractor’s network.

Passport numbers stolen from Marriott provide scammers with another ID theft tool

by Jeff Stone • 3 years ago

It's another piece of data that can be used to sell "fullz," or full stolen profiles used to commit identity theft.

DHS drone data left vulnerable, audit finds

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 years ago

While the Department of Homeland Security has looked to step up its use of drones to patrol the southern border, lax security policies have left the collected data vulnerable, a new audit finds.

FBI pushes private sector to cut ties with Kaspersky

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 years ago

Amid calls to remove the company out of the government, the FBI has been telling private sector companies that Kaspersky is an unacceptable threat to national security.

Top Women in Cybersecurity: Jeanette Hanna-Ruiz

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 years ago

There's no organization in the universe quite like NASA. Jeanette Hanna-Ruiz is the chief information security officer at the agency.

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