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  • 'Dark web' selling stolen data Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 3:12 PM ET
    'Dark web' selling stolen data

    In the wake of a cybersecurity firm reporting 360 million stolen credit cards are being sold on the black market, CNBC's Eamon Javers details the "dark web," the network for cybercrime. Javers also comments on the NSA privacy debate taking place within the industry.

  • Cybersecurity industry at war with itself Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 1:43 PM ET
    Edward Snowden poses for a photo during an interview in an undisclosed location in December 2013 in Moscow.

    A San Francisco gathering of cybersecurity professionals is underscoring the divide in their community over the NSA. A look at the turmoil.

  • Inside the world of weird data: Who's crunching what Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 11:31 AM ET

    Start-ups with names like "Kaggle," "Evolv" and "HaystaqDNA" are trying to extract insights about the world in ways not possible before.

  • Snowden 'deserves credit' for NSA debate: Schmidt Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 8:52 AM ET
    Eric Schmidt at WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    Edward Snowden, the contractor at the center of the NSA controversy, deserves credit for starting a debate, Eric Schmidt told CNBC on Friday.

  • Justice Dept. accuses USIS of fraud Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 1:38 PM ET
    Justice Dept. accuses USIS of fraud

    A look at internal emails from federal government contractor USIS, which performs background checks for security positions within the government, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. The Justice Department alleges some background investigations were fraudulent.

  • Obama ends NSA's mass storage of telephone metadata Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 11:23 AM ET
    President Barack Obama addresses changes to the NSA's data collection.

    The president also announced that communication providers will be allowed to share more information about the government's data requests.

  • Obama to overhaul NSA snooping program Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 6:53 AM ET

    Obama will say Friday he has decided that the government should not hold bulk telephone metadata.

  • Obama expected to restrict some NSA activities Thursday, 9 Jan 2014 | 11:40 AM ET
    An activist of the "Office for unusual measures" dressed as President Obama holds a sign reading "Sorry Angela" in front of the Chancellery in Berlin on Oct. 31, 2013.

    President Obama could unveil his decision on spying on foreign leaders and restricting NSA access to Americans' phone records as early as next week.

  • Snowden: What Europe wants to know Thursday, 9 Jan 2014 | 4:40 AM ET
    Snowden: What Europe wants to know

    Julian Richards, co-director at the Centre for Security and Intelligence Studies, highlights the "very complicated picture" created by Edward Snowden's revelations, ahead of his expected appearance at the European Parliament.

  • Clemency for Snowden? Thursday, 2 Jan 2014 | 1:40 PM ET
    Clemency for Snowden?

    Should Edward Snowden be given a plea bargain? The New York Times is calling for clemency for the former NSA contractor, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • No measurable impact from Snowden: Booz Allen CEO Thursday, 2 Jan 2014 | 10:15 AM ET
    No measurable impact from Snowden controversy: CEO

    Ralph Shrader, Booz Allen Hamilton CEO, discusses former employee Edward Snowden and the impact the negative press had on its business. Shrader also weighs in on the challenges of potential defense cuts.

  • Proposing vast array of privacy reform: Rep. Schiff Monday, 30 Dec 2013 | 10:53 AM ET
    Proposing vast array of privacy reform: Rep. Schiff

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) provides insight on his advocacy for privacy amid efforts in national security.

  • Tech CEOs & Pres. Obama talk NSA Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 4:12 PM ET
    Tech CEOs & Pres. Obama talk NSA

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports top technology executives met with President Obama at the White House today to discuss the relationship between the U.S. tech and intelligence communities.

  • Tech CEOs make case for transparency Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 2:24 PM ET
    Tech CEOs make case for transparency

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the conversation between President Obama and top tech executives today at the White House.

  • Tech CEOs depart White House Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 1:35 PM ET
    Tech CEOs depart White House

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the White House meeting between technology CEOs and President Obama has finished.

  • White House access battle Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 1:00 PM ET
    White House access battle

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the ongoing conflict between the administration and photojournalists.

  • Top tech CEOs to meet with Obama Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 10:12 AM ET
    Top tech CEOs to meet with Obama

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports some of the biggest names in technology will be meeting with President Obama at the White House to discuss NSA spying and Healthcare.gov issues.

  • Judge: NSA program is likely unlawful Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 4:39 PM ET
    National Security Agency building in Fort Meade, Md.

    A federal judge says the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records violates the Constitution's ban on unreasonable searches.

  • The Snowden effect? Thursday, 14 Nov 2013 | 4:41 PM ET
    The Snowden effect?

    Did Edward Snowden's leaks cause a drop in demand for U.S. technology? Are U.S. companies struggling abroad because of concerns about their relationship with the NSA? CNBC's Eamon Javers reports.

  • UK spy chiefs emerge from shadows, blast Snowden Thursday, 7 Nov 2013 | 1:49 PM ET
    Edward Snowden

    "It's clear that our adversaries are rubbing their hands with glee, al-Qaeda is lapping it up,'' says the chief of Britain's MI6.