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Wyden bill would require digital signatures for sensitive court orders

by Tim Starks • 1 week ago

Sen. Ron Wyden's bipartisan legislation would apply to federal, state and tribal courts.

Justice Department officials urge Congress to pass ransomware notification law

by Tonya Riley • 1 week ago

But they say Congress should hold the brakes on banning ransomware payments.

New legislation would boost the FTC's role in fighting ransomware

by Tonya Riley • 2 weeks ago

Congress is looking for ways to help agencies take on the growing threat.

Momentum builds on federal oversight of facial recognition tech after reported abuses

by Tonya Riley • 3 weeks ago

On Tuesday the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security hosted a hearing on police use of the technology.

Senate confirms former White House, NSA official Jen Easterly as CISA director after delay

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

Chris Inglis was also sworn-in as the National Cyber Director.

Feds use gag orders to collect cloud data in secret, Microsoft executive tells Congress

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

The Justice Department is abusing secret subpoenas to collect cloud user data at alarming rates, a top Microsoft executive testified.