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North Korea Is Experiencing a Full Internet Blackout

Is this what a “proportional response” to the Sony hack looks like?

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Google Reveals Government Attempt to Scrub Alleged Prisoner Abuse

The search giant’s latest transparency reports offers granular detail about the takedown requests it receives from governments around the world.

Did North Korea Really Attack Sony Pictures?

It's too early to take the federal government at its word.

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The CIA Has a Problem with Biometric Surveillance

The same technology that flags terrorists could blow a spy's cover at European airports.

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Bob Brewin, 1944-2014

The passing of a legendary reporter and a beloved colleague.

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Google Reveals Government Attempt to Scrub Alleged Prisoner Abuse

The search giant’s latest transparency reports offers granular detail about the takedown requests it receives from governments around the world.

Nextgov North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves to spectators and participants of a mass military parade celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Korean War armistice in Pyongyang, North Korea.

Did North Korea Really Attack Sony?

It's too early to take the U.S. government at its word.

Nextgov Wikimedia's annual development community meet-up — the Wikimedia Hackathon — was held in Amsterdam, Netherlands in 2013.

Should Cities Give Hackathons Another Look to Improve Digital Infrastructure?

A 36-hour coding session in Boston recently helped revamp the city's permit system.

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We Need to Talk About the Health Risks of Wearable Technology

The obvious problem is a lack of long-term research.

FCC Acts to Help Online Video Compete With Cable

The commission's plan to redefine TV would make it easier for online sites to offer popular channels.

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Hackers Wreck Iron Plant Machinery, Spear ICANN Systems and Channel M.C. Hammer

Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.

Nextgov The creation of insider threat teams was spurred, in part, because of the leaks from ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden

Obama Administration Aims to Create ‘Insider Threat’ Job Specialty to Plug Leaks

The relatively new discipline blends together the roles of counterintelligence analyst, human resources professional and information security professional.

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Navy’s $2.5B Plan for Shipboard Networks Hits Snag after GAO Partially Upholds Protest

GAO's action could further delay Navy's plans to upgrade the nation’s surface warship fleet.

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