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  • Senate heads toward vote on CISA cyberthreat info sharing bill

    The U.S. Senate could take a preliminary vote as soon as Wednesday on a controversial bill intended to encourage businesses to share cyberthreat information with each other and with government agencies, despite concerns that the legislation would allow the widespread sharing of personal customer data.

    Written by Grant Gross05 Aug. 15 01:42
  • NSA director: No changes in telephone record collection coming

    The U.S. National Security Agency is planning no major changes in its domestic telephone records collection program after a bill to rein in those efforts failed in the Senate this week, the agency's director said.

    Written by Grant Gross21 Nov. 14 04:40
  • Republican gains in Congress would have limited impact on big tech issues

    Anticipated Republican gains in the U.S. Congress after next Tuesday's election have limited implications for tech-related issues like net neutrality and reform of National Security Agency surveillance programs, with some observers expecting no huge changes.

    Written by Grant Gross31 Oct. 14 06:10
  • Groups pressure US lawmakers with NSA surveillance scorecard

    U.S. lawmakers got a report card on Friday: they've been graded by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and other groups on whether they are effectively reining in the National Security Agency's surveillance programs.

    Written by Grant Gross28 June 14 04:37
  • Petitions call on US government to leave Snowden alone

    U.S. President Barack Obama's administration should reverse its decision to suspend the passport of U.S. National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden and end its efforts to prosecute him as policymakers push to change the programs he exposed, a group of activists said.

    Written by Grant Gross25 March 14 19:56
  • Security concerns about HealthCare.gov are overblown, Democrats say

    Security concerns raised by Republican critics of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' botched rollout of HealthCare.gov have been overstated, according to a memo released Friday by two Democratic members of Congress.

    Written by Grant Gross13 Dec. 13 19:49
  • HealthCare.gov team improves site response times

    Response times at the ailing HealthCare.gov have improved significantly in recent days as a technology team tries to fix the problems with the U.S. government's health-insurance shopping website, officials said.

    Written by Grant Gross01 Nov. 13 18:47
  • HHS head says she's responsible for troubled HealthCare.gov

    Security problems reported at the U.S. government's troubled HealthCare.gov are overblown because security testing has been ongoing for months, the secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday.

    Written by Grant Gross30 Oct. 13 17:53
  • Lawmaker: Snowden may have had help with leaks

    Edward Snowden may not have acted alone, and may have had outside assistance, when he leaked information about the U.S. National Security Agency's data collection and surveillance programs earlier this year.

    Written by Grant Gross03 Oct. 13 15:50
  • Lawmakers question security of health insurance hub days from launch

    Less than three weeks before a massive U.S. government health information database is scheduled to go live, some lawmakers have significant concerns about the ability of the system to protect personal health records and other private information.

    Written by Grant Gross11 Sept. 13 20:59