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  • Hackers that stole credit and debit card information from Target likely used tools that have been in the computer underground for a long time.

  • Obama: Intelligence agencies need secrecy

    The danger of government overreach becomes acute, especially when our reliance on digital technology advances faster than our laws, says President Obama.

  • Obama: Defending US vs. upholding privacy

    A variety of factors continue to complicate America's efforts to defend our nation and uphold our civil liberties, says President Obama.

  • Obama: Internet presents new security threat

    President Obama discusses the nation's long history of surveillance and how government agencies must now adapt to protect the country from new threats on the Internet.

  • Obama to address NSA reform

    CNBC's Eamon Javers provides a preview of the President's speech on changes at the National Security Agency.

  • Securing America's energy future

    Retired General Michael Hagee, U.S. Marine Corps, and retired Admiral Dennis Blair, U.S. Navy, discuss highlights from a new report that shows how the U.S. oil boom will likely impact national security and foreign policy.

  • 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.

  • Securing Sochi for the Olympics

    Gen. Barry McCaffrey, McCaffrey Associates, discusses the turmoil in Russia and how Sochi can be secured for the Winter Olympics.

  • Judge: NSA program likely unconstitutional

    A U.S. District Court judge ruled the NSA program is likely unconstitutional, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Hi-tech protection: Are you safe?

    Over 20,000 security experts gathered in Chicago this week to discuss the latest in protecting people, property and soft targets. CNBC's Scott Cohn speaks to those in attendance about just how safe we are in shopping malls, sports arenas and schools and the technology used to fight potential threats in the wake of the Kenya shopping mall siege.

  • Is your mall safe?

    Following the Nairobi Mall siege, concerns for U.S. malls are in focus. CNBC's Scott Cohn spoke with security experts in Chicago on how to protect "soft targets" like shopping malls.

  • Increasing workplace safety

    Mike Barrett, Diligent Innovations CEO, discusses ways to increase awareness of workplace security and safety.

  • Can't rely on government to provide workplace security: Expert

    This is a people problem and when you see somebody coming undone, getting unhinged, you report it, says Robert Siciliano, personal security expert, discussing ways to keep the workplace safe.

  • Bitcoin, NC's voter ID law & BP lawsuit

    Breaking down the latest examples of the government involving itself in everything, with Bill Burton, former deputy White House press secretary, and Hadley Heath, Independent Women's Forum. Bitcoins, North Carolina's new voter ID fight, JPMorgan's "whale" of a problem, and BP fighting the EPA.

  • Al Qaeda's global terror threat

    Amazon's Jeff Bezos is paying $250 million to acquire the publishing business of The Washington Post, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin. NBC's Steve Handelsman discusses the information he has about the terror threat in the Middle East; and Retired General Wesley Clark; former ambassador to U.N. security council Richard Williamson; and Peter Brookes of the Heritage Foundation, discuss.

  • Security in the air

    The State Department extended the closings of some U.S. embassies. CNBC's Jane Wells reports on products which help customers track and redirect traveling employees to safety amid a terror risk.

  • US embassies and consulates to close this weekend

    A number of U.S embassies will be closed on Sunday due to security concerns, NBC's Pete Williams reports.

  • U.S embassies will close on August 4th

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports that some U.S Embassies will close Sunday due to security considerations. The State department is not disclosing any numbers or locations.

  • Busted: A high class hooker ring

    Investigators are digging to track all the money in the investigation into a New York couple accused of running an international prostitution and money-laundering operation. CNBC's Andrea Day offers insight.

  • The Snowden saga continues

    Is President Obama putting enough pressure on Russia to get Snowden back to the U.S.? Rep. Eliot Engel, (D-NY) says he would tell "President Obama not to go to Russia" next month, and also discusses the House passing new sanctions on Iran's oil exports.