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.» Read More
A former technical worker for the CIA is revealed as the source of a series of leaks about US phone and internet surveillance.
Did the NSA get everything they were looking for? And why exactly did they name its monitoring program "Prism?" CNBC's Jackson Burke takes a look.
Cyberattacks linked to the Chinese government will be at the top of the U.S. agenda when President Obama meets with Chinese president Xi Jinping Friday in California. Chinese officials deny any role in the cyberattacks, but U.S. experts say the 2008 attack was a "wake up call." NBC's Michael Isikoff reports. Officials say Chinese hackers took internal documents from the Obama and McCain campaigns.
CNBC's John Harwood explains what's at stake today when President Obama meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping to talk about hacking, security and trade issues.
CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest after a report the Obama administration demanded millions of phone records of Verizon customers. Mike Rogers, the House Intelligence Chairman, said the program actually thwarted a terrorist attack.
Discussing whether "government spying" is worth giving up individual liberty, with Steven Bucci, Heritage Foundation. This program does not violate privacy, and has saved American lives, he says.
CNBC's Eamon Javers offers insight on reports the national security agency has been gathering millions of Verizon telephone records. Government security people say the law has already saved lives.
Rep. Mike Rogers defended the phone records law, saying it has thwarted a domestic terror attack in the past.
The proposal had drawn fierce opposition from lawmakers, airlines and others who said it would place passengers and crews at risk.
The latest ricin-laced letter addressed to President Obama highlights the state-of-the-art Secret Service facility used for screening a million pieces of mail a year.
Sprint and SoftBank have reached a deal with the U.S. over security concerns, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. William Plummer, Huawei, explains why his company is unhappy with the deal.
With news that authorities seized assets of the world's largest bitcoin exchange, traders and other people interested in the digital currency are looking nervously at the future.
CNBC's Eamon Javers goes inside a lab to get a glimpse at how workers keep the nation safe from unwanted security breaches on the web.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports breaking news regarding additional suspects in custody in the Boston bombing investigation. (2:09)
President Obama answers questions about the Boston Marathon bombing and protecting the country from further attacks. The FBI and Homeland Security performed "exemplary" in their duties, adding his administration is cooperating fully with all departments to protect and prevent these attacks.
After a fake message about explosions in the White House surfaced yesterday, should the SEC allow companies to use Twitter to announce news? Jacob Frenkel, Schulman Rogers, weighs in.
Hackers sent a false market-moving message that the White House was under attack, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
As Boston returns to the business of healing after last week's bombings, the mother of the two suspects speaks out in defense of her sons, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports an important transition has taken place in Boston as the FBI turns over the crime scene on Boylston Street back to the city, and the flag that flew at the finish line is presented to Mayor Thomas Menino.
There's a dramatic turn for law enforcement officials trying to piece together what was behind the bombing attacks, reports Scott Cohn.