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Microsoft says it will apply California privacy law across the country

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 days ago

As privacy-protecting legislation has stalled in Congress, California is one of a handful of states that have taken action.

‘It’s going to be painful’: Pentagon official urges contractors to improve cybersecurity

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

A politician-turned-defense official is trying to shake up the acquisition bureaucracy.

U.S. charges five in scheme to swindle millions from military personnel

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The scheme targeted thousands of people, and involved the compromise of a Department of Defense portal that military members use to access their benefits.

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

by Greg Otto • 3 months 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.

Political parties are still struggling with cybersecurity basics

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

With international elections approaching, researchers assessed parties' digital readiness.

Chinese national indicted for 2015 Anthem breach

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

The seminal Anthem breach compromised sensitive personal data on nearly 79 million people.

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