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Sen. Bob Corker Is 'Shocked' by How Little Data the NSA Is Collecting

The NSA bulk-data program is so scaled down, it might not even be effective, the Senate Foreign Relations chairman claims.

Emergency personnel work at the scene of the Amtrak train wreck, Tuesday, May 12, 2015, in Philadelphia.

Could Google IDs Help Emergency Crews Reach Disaster Areas Faster?

Universal credentials are the future of online security, DHS says.

National Security Agency director Mike Rogers speaks at Stanford University in November.

NSA Officials Lobby Senators as Patriot Act Nears Deadline

The White House is supporting an NSA reform bill, but Mitch McConnell wants to keep the spying program unchanged.

DJ Patil, the nation's first Chief Data Scientist

DJ Patil to Tech Industry: Don’t Just ‘Throw Stones’ at Government

The U.S. chief data scientist says innovative outsiders have a unique opportunity to make their voices heard inside government.

Protestors rally against mass surveillance in Washington, DC in 2013.

Patriot Act In Uncharted Legal Territory As Deadline Approaches

Will the Patriot Act mean something different if lawmakers renew it now that they know the full extent of the NSA's spying?

Federal Employee Retirement Plan Struggles with Cyber Conflict of Interest

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board refuses to let auditors probe until satisfied that FISMA directives will not fracture the Chinese wall between OMB and the board.

Third-Party Software Was Entry Point for Background-Check System Hack

Intruders piggybacked on a vulnerability in an enterprise resource planning application.

Lawmakers Prod Agencies to Retool Energy-Guzzling Data Centers

The Energy Efficiency Government Technology Act would require federal data centers to run on more energy-efficient technologies.