Tags Customs and Border Protection

Congressional inquiry reveals secret Customs and Border Protection database of U.S. phone records

by Tonya Riley

CBP is conducting warrantless phone searches of up to 10,000 Americans annually and storing details in a government database.

House leaders demand law enforcement agencies provide details on use of private data

by Tonya Riley

Public records and reporting has revealed that federal agencies have spent millions of dollars on contracts with massive data brokers.

Rights groups ask Supreme Court to review warrantless searches at border

by Sean Lyngaas

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

Privacy advocates are denouncing the ruling.

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

by Sean Lyngaas

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

CBP suspends Perceptics from doing government business following data breach

by Jeff Stone

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

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