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Senators question Pentagon over workforce's use of data-leaking fitness app Strava

by Michelai Graham • 2 years ago

A bipartisan group of Senators have called on the Defense Department to answer for how a popular fitness app apparently used by some U.S. soldiers, intelligence analysts and Pentagon officials led to the disclosure of secret bases and facilities around the world.

Senators grill Uber CISO over 2016 breach, extortion incident

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 years ago

During the hearing, the lawmakers questioned Uber’s chief security officer while also receiving an education from experts on how bug bounty programs are supposed to operate.

National data breach notification law proposed by Senate Commerce Committee members

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

The new bill, called the Data Security and Breach Notification Act, comes in the wake of reports that Uber paid $100,000 to cover up a 2016 data breach that affected 57 million users.

U.S. debates how to protect cars from hackers

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 years ago

The U.S. government’s latest efforts to protect internet-connected cars and their passengers from hackers is being criticized by two senators who say the new voluntary guidelines don’t go nearly far enough.

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