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Slow disclosure of Google+ flaw draws attention of senators
Republican senators have written to Google CEO Sundar Pichai demanding to know why the company was reportedly slow to disclose a software flaw in its Google+ social network.
Senators grill Uber CISO over 2016 breach, extortion incident
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.
U.S. government's cyber Scholarship-for-Service program would expand under Senate bill
The Cyber Scholarship Opportunities Act would expand the National Science Foundation's CyberCorps: Scholarship-for-Service program, which awards grants and scholarships to students in exchange for agreeing to take on cybersecurity jobs in government.
Government hoarding of software vulnerabilities needs more transparency, tech firms say
Several major technology companies are calling for increased transparency from the U.S. government after WikiLeaks published CIA documents showing the spy agency knew of vulnerabilities in software products but did not disclose them.